EDM MEETS GRAFFITI ON THIS ART-CENTRIC CRUISE EXPERIENCE: APRIL 2
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line(BPCL), the only provider of two-night cruises and Cruise & Resort stays to Grand Bahama Island year-round from the Port of PalmBeach, presents the first-ever ARTSEA, a unique art experience never-before seen in the cruise industry. Internationally-recognized artists including Jose Sabate “PEZ”The London PoliceDasic Fernandez who will be in South Florida for the annual Winter Music Conference, will join Miami legend Afrobetaand South African icon DJ Wags for a one-of-a-kind, art-centric cruise experience. Guests can extend their Winter Music Conference festivities (taking place March 25-31) with an interactive art getaway where EDM meets graffiti, to be experienced both onboard and on the picturesque beaches of Grand Bahama Island.
“We at Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line aren’t afraid to color outside the lines with new and unique cruise offerings never-before seen in the industry,” shares Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line CEO Oneil Khosa. “ARTSEA will provide Palm Beach locals, Winter Music Conference attendees and other travelers with the chance to experience this momentous sailing and witness live work from some of South Florida’s internationally-renowned street artists both onboard and on Grand Bahama Island.”
In between taking in breathtaking ocean views, mouthwatering cuisine and fun live shows, guests will have the opportunity to view these talented artists create masterpieces right before their eyes. Once on the island, guests can head to the bustling Bahamas Adventures’ all-inclusive beachside property hosted by proprietor Cesar Ochoa and continue to witness captivating art come to life, all the while enjoying a delicious Bahamian buffet of traditional dishes and beverages. Huge, colorful murals will be painted all over the property mimicking Wynwood Walls in Miami.
Internationally-recognized PEZ will be showcasing his vibrant, uplifting paintings alongside Chilean-born Dasic Fernandez and Venezuelan-born, Miami-based Slomo – known for his use of spray can work with color overlays and abstract pieces. The iconic duo, The London Police, will also be joining, who recently celebrated 10 strong years in the art world with work that has graced streets and galleries in 35 countries during this time. Illustrator and painter Christian Saravia “Golden” will also be in attendance for the trip alongside ARTSEA Curator and Producer Joseph Risolia. While onboard, guests will dance their way to and from Grand Bahama Island with beats from electro-pop duo Afrobeta- a staple of EDM stages around the world, and DJ Wags, who has been playing at the Winter Music Conference since 2012.
For more information on Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line or to book a cruise, please visit www.bahamasparadisecruise.com. Rates start at $169 per person for an interior cabin and $189 per person for an ocean view cabin, based on double occupancy.
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About Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is the only provider of two-night cruises and cruise & resort stays to Grand Bahama Island year-round from the Port of Palm Beach. Majority owned by the family of former Norwegian Cruise Line President and CEO Kevin Sheehan since December 2016, the company now operates Grand Celebration and Grand Classica as of April 2018. The addition of a second ship doubles the Line’s capacity and with both ships sailing to Grand Bahama Island, the company is projected to carry more than 500,000 passengers annually and be the largest contributor to tourism in Grand Bahama Island. For more information on the features and amenities of the cruise line or to book a cruise, visit the company’s website: www.BahamasParadiseCruise.com or call: 800-995-3201. Follow the company on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Jose Sabate “PEZ”
Urban Artist and City Decorator, Jose Sabate, more commonly known as “PEZ,” has long been considered one of the pioneers of the Barcelona Street-Art movement. PEZ began painting in 1999, a time in which he discovered that he could transmit good vibrations and positivity to the pedestrians walking by the streets of Barcelona through his personality. Not long after this, he began to travel and paint around the world, adopting the smile as his universal message that could be understood by the public. For more information, visit www.el-pez.com.
About The London Police
The London Police (TLP) started in 1998 when Chaz Barrisson and Bob Gibson, two big English geezers, headed to Amsterdam to help rejuvenate the visually disappointing streets of Holland’s capital. They were part of a small group of artists at the end of the last century that helped pioneer a new street art movement. After a few years of mixing traveling and making art in the street, TLP began to receive Worldwide recognition for their contribution to the graffiti/street art movement. Over 18 years later, TLP have amassed more than 100 shows and events in over 35 countries, and their street work continues to pop up everywhere they go. For more information,www.thelondonpolice.com.
About Dasic Fernandez
Dasic is an artist from Santiago, Chile known as a magician for his ability to paint with three-dimensional effect. His expressive portraits combine amazingly accurate objects/characters with dripping color. His designs tell poetic stories that are open to the interpretation of those who view his artwork. For more information, visitwww.dasic.blogspot.com.
About Joseph Risolia
A graduate of Columbia College of Arts in Chicago, Joseph is an event organizer, curator and product developer with several patents from Miami. He helped produce the first ULTRA music Festival in Miami and continues to work with this internationally-acclaimed festival around the world as its Curator. Joseph also serves as Curator of Art for such projects as ULTRA Korea, Rum Bum Studios in Wynwood, various art shows at Magic Beach on Jeju Island and Nine Mile- the birthplace and final resting place of Bob Marley in St. Ann’s Parish.