Radio Broadcasting legend Von Martin celebrates 40 Years!

Radio Broadcasting legend Von Martin celebrates 40 Years!

Caribbeana Radio host and founder of Caribbeana Communications Incorporated (CCI), Von Martin, celebrates 40 years of broadcasting this year.  The veteran broadcaster’s deep, melodic voice can be heard on the airwaves of WPFW 89.3 FM on Saturday evenings.  Martin, who hosts one of the longest-running Caribbean music and culture programs in the country, is living his dream of uniting communities from all over the world. Well known for his vast knowledge of history and culture of the Caribbean, Martin has been the go-to journalist when it comes to news and public affairs of the Caribbean.

A special celebration honoring the legacy of Von Martin and all of the volunteers that have touched the air waves on Caribbeana Radio will be held on Friday, August 25th, 2017 at 8:00pm at the Embassy of Trinidad & Tobago, 1708 Massachusetts Ave. N.W. Washington, DC 20036. Music by local Caribbean American artists, Pan Lara Family Steel Band and DJ Knightrin Entertainment.

Martin has collected a mass of information, interviews and recorded music, dated as early as 1934.  His knowledge of the steel pan and calypso music is unmatched.

To learn more about the history of Von Martin and Caribbeana Communications Incorporated (CCI) go to www.caribbeana.org

For interview requests contact: Rick Martin, Vice Chairman, CCI, rick.martin@caribbeana.org, Phone: 301-919-1167 and general event and ticket inquiries contact Vonetta Martin, Caribbeana Communications Inc., vonetta.martin@caribbeana.org. Phone: 301-741-8523.


Radio Broadcasting legend Von Martin celebrates 40 Years!

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