toronto carnival 2013

Toronto Kaiso 365 Calypso Monarch Finals today

Toronto Kaiso 365 Calypso Monarch Finals today

This Sunday, eight calypsonians will be competing against defending champion Macomere Fifi for the title of Kaiso 365 Calyso Monarch.  So if you are looking for something to do, head over to the P.C. Ho Theatre at Chinese Cultural Centre and support the culture! The finalists: 1. Dennis James 2. Panman Pat 3. Structure 4.(…)

5 Questions with Nikki D of Nikki D Professional Makeup Artistry

5 Questions with Nikki D of Nikki D Professional Makeup Artistry

Nikki D Professional Makeup Artistry has had a very busy season this Caribana.  You have seen her work at numerous Caribana band launches and even in the most recent CTV Toronto Carnival Commercial promoting the festival. You may not know the name, but you will no doubt recognize the sparkling lips and effervescent eyes that(…)

Win a Trip for 2 with Saldenah and Caribbean Airlines

Win a Trip for 2 with Saldenah and Caribbean Airlines

Where will you fly if you win? Per Saldenah Mas Band: Win a trip for 2 to any Caribbean Destination Via Caribbean Airlines just by filling out a ballot form at Saldenah Mas Camp, 42 Howden Road, Scarborough. Draw to be made on July 31 at Saldenah  Boat Cruise. Winner will be informed by Caribbean(…)

Bunji Garlin at Irie Music Festival

Bunji Garlin at Irie Music Festival

Bunji Garlin absolutely COMPLETELY mashed up Celebration Square this weekend when he performed at the Irie Music Festival.     He started off with everyone’s favourite “Differentology”.     And let me tell you, if you haven’t heard his new song Carnival Tabanca then you really are missing out.   The show was so good,(…)

Parade Band Lineup for Toronto Carnival 2013

Parade Band Lineup for Toronto Carnival 2013

Caribana band leaders picked parade positions today.  Please note that ALL BANDS still have costumes available so register soon! Here is the lineup as reported on various social media accounts:   1)Connections Mastumes Band- http://www.tocarnival.com/ 2) Blues Carnival Fusion – http://www.bluescarnivalfusion.com/bcf/ 3) Fantazia International – http://www.fantaziainternational.net/ 4)Saldenah – http://www.saldenahcarnival.com/ 5) Carnival Nationz – http://www.carnival-nationz.com/ 6)(…)

Ravi B to perform at Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Official Launch

Ravi B to perform at Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Official Launch

Popular Trinbagonian performer Ravi B will be performing at the official launch of the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2013 (formerly Caribana).  You can catch him at the kickoff celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square on Tuesday.  If not he will be performing again during the “Vibe Party” from 2-9pm. And now, enjoy one of my songs(…)

What Happened to CARIBANA

What Happened to CARIBANA

Incite Films takes a rare look at what actually happened to CARIBANA™. For more information: http://www.caribana.com

New Route for Toronto Caribbean Carnival (formerly Caribana)

New Route for Toronto Caribbean Carnival (formerly Caribana)

The new route for the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Grand Parade (formerly Caribana) is as follows: Staging area at the North End of the CNE Parade along the width of the CNE grounds Head down Princes’ Blvd Onto Newfoundland Drive Finally onto Lakeshore These changes are being made to accomodate construction along the usual parade route.(…)

More sold out costumes from Carnival Nationz

More sold out costumes from Carnival Nationz

And Emperor Angelfish makes 4!  Carnival Nationz is selling out fast fast fast.  With only 8 sections left in their presentation “The Reef”, you may want to hurry in to the camp or register online before your costume is gone… Register at: http://www.carnival-nationz.com/ Inhouse registration: 116 Howden Rd., Units #4 & 5 Location : Scarborough, ON(…)