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500

500

Whoa. 500 Facebook followers. To use Southern Slang, that’s a big number right thurrr. I guess this means that, somehow, we’re doing something right. What started out as the idle hobby/obsession of one displaced, Carnival-mad Trinidadian, has morphed into a labour of love, laughs, “loud-ups”, and a lot of late nights. So; as the TC crew(…)

Carnival & Sex? Why we talk about it & Getting to Zero!

Carnival & Sex? Why we talk about it & Getting to Zero!

Today, Trinidad Carnivals supports Worlds AIDS Day and the “Getting To Zero” campaign. After our 2 last posts about Safe Sex and the Just In Case condom compacts, we had a few comments about whether people think about sex during Carnival Monday and Tuesday. Whether masqueraders think about sex or have sex on Carnival Monday and(…)

Genesis mas band update for Trinidad Carnival 2012

Genesis mas band update for Trinidad Carnival 2012

Genesis continues to accept both in house and online registration for their Trinidad Carnival 2012 presentation “Kaleidoscope of RED”. Bustiers, boy shorts and whole piece swimsuits are also available. They are still working on getting PayPal working on their site.  But foreign masqueraders have the option of sending their payments via Western Union For more(…)

Flights to Trinidad for Carnival 2012

Flights to Trinidad for Carnival 2012

It’s flight watch Monday again. As of today, consider these flights from Feb 14/15 – Feb 22/23       Toronto – CA$903 with Caribbean Airlines (same as last week)   Atlanta – US$811 with multiple airlines (1/2 layovers) (last week US$823)   Washington, DC – US$732 with multiple airlines (1 layover) (last week US$642)(…)

Carnival Survey

Carnival Survey

I recently spoke to a lovely young lady who is producing a documentary on Trinidad Carnival for her final year university project.  As we all know, I love up my mas.  So I am happy to assist anyone who is showcasing our rich culture to the world. Just to give you a little information about(…)

My Carnival Moment by Anonymous

My Carnival Moment by Anonymous

Back in 2008, me and my bredrins took to the streets of Port of Spain for the “Fungasm” that is Trinidad carnival. All the usual fun was had and all was in balance. We had trained hard and had fully taken wining advantage of all women who dared to cross our paths. Then, about 6pm,(…)

No Online Registration for Explosion Frontline costumes

No Online Registration for Explosion Frontline costumes

Per Explosion Carnival: Please Note that Frontline Costumes are no longer avaiable from our online inventory. If you are interested in a Frontline Costume or your costume size is not shown online, please contact us via the options below: Email: explosioncarnival@gmail.com Telephone: (868) 680-HEAT, (868) 480-HEAT   For more information: http://explosioncarnival.com/ http://www.facebook.com/Explosion.Carnival  

Carry Condoms for the Carnival (and do it in style ladies…)

Carry Condoms for the Carnival (and do it in style ladies…)

Safe sex blah blah blah… I’m not going to give you the lecture.  You have heard it a million times: alcohol, lowered inhibitions, unprotected sex, STI’s, unplanned pregnancy, neurosyphilis, warts, HIV, NO GOOD! OK, so you are smart and you carry condoms with you at all times, because well, you never know.  But you also(…)

Welcome Q!

Welcome Q!

              Yes you are coming to Trinidad for Carnival 2012.  You’ll be feting till you can’t fete anymore.  You’ll be liming, you’ll be wining, but in between all that you have to eat too right? Well  I am very happy to announce that Q of Bring It To The(…)

Terrific Tuesdays [part 2]: The Motions & Machinations of De Maaarse (The Mas)

Terrific Tuesdays [part 2]: The Motions & Machinations of De Maaarse (The Mas)

There are many ways to enjoy Tuesday Mas. Some people work best in a group dynamic. Others like to stray, “make a turn” and then return. Yet others like to do the “Mas Queen on the Dimanche Gras Stage” routine (no names called).  Yet, for all the methods to the madness, do enjoy the madness.(…)