Stormers Destroy the Mas

Stormers Destroy the Mas

How much longer do you think people will want to play mas for Toronto Carnival if this is what you have to put up with?   Do you think all those tourists will continue to come to Toronto for that chaos on Lakeshore that we call a parade? We are asking all stakeholders to work(…)

Real Men Play Mas

Real Men Play Mas

Ain’t that the truth!  Shout out to all the REAL MEN who play mas… Share if you agree! And if you have an idea for a meme or want to submit your photo for use in the “Carnival Awareness” Campaign then you can send it to savetorontocarnival@gmail.com or msg on fb at https://www.facebook.com/savetorontocarnival We’ve got lots(…)

Let your voice be heard

Let your voice be heard

People are beginning to pay attention! Due to your very passionate and engaged discussion we have been invited to air our concerns on the radio tomorrow, Tuesday August 11th at 2 PM on CHRY 105.5 FM hosted by William Doyle-Marshall. We have been working very closely with Karli who is a parent of a young(…)

You can save Toronto Carnival

You can save Toronto Carnival

Since coming home from the Toronto Carnival Parade on Saturday my inbox and facebook feed has been inundated with masqueraders complaining about this weekend’s “parade” aka “stormer road party”.  Lots of blame has been placed at the feet of the Festival Management Committee and even some anger at Scotiabank. There is a group of individuals(…)

Send us your Caribana photos

Send us your Caribana photos

It’s fan photo time!  Email us your best pics from Toronto Carnival and we will post them to our album on facebook!  You can msg them to us on facebook or email to trinidadcarnivals@gmail.com #Showmeyourworstbehaviour #carnivalbaby #bornwith it! You can see the full album here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.762547690469581.1073741875.205129872878035&type=1&l=747c52d0db Enjoy these fan photos! Post by Trinidad Carnivals.

We need to save Toronto Carnival for our Kids

We need to save Toronto Carnival for our Kids

My wish for her is that when she gets older she can play mas for Toronto Carnival and not worry about being harassed by stormers who feel it is their right to accost and manhandle masqueraders. By about 1pm while waiting to cross stage #2, I started to get a headache. So I took off my headpiece(…)

Guardian Angels Rule the Road for Toronto Carnival 2014

Guardian Angels Rule the Road for Toronto Carnival 2014

400 plus strong, Guardian Angels owned the road!  The section which was designed by Candice Narinesingh was the first to sell out at Tribal Carnival (formerly Tribal Knights) and it was also the section to lead the band at both stages for Toronto Carnival.  And I know why.  Guardian Angels masqueraders came out to play(…)

Toronto Caribbean Carnival Photo Gallery 2014

Toronto Caribbean Carnival Photo Gallery 2014

I had a great time capturing the fun moments on de road in the sun! The Gallery is being updated with plenty photos… See you tonight at FireFete! You can contact me: michael@theblacklens.com

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