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Oasis Carnival Update

Oasis Carnival Update

Here is an update on Oasis Carnival: Cherry Blossom , KOI and Phoenix are SOLD OUT The following sections are still have both backline and frontline options available:   Online payments via PayPal are no longer available.  But those wishing to register can still do so online and send their payment in by Western Union. (…)

Waters Flowing: The Norman Twins, K2K Alliance and Partners

Waters Flowing: The Norman Twins, K2K Alliance and Partners

This should have been easy. How many times have we heard the story before? All you would have needed to do was create a template, and switch out the names and details of the characters. “After years of (insert reason for disaffection with previous band), we at (insert band name here) have decided to branch out(…)

K2K Contest

K2K Contest

Want to win a gift from K2K?  All you have to do is guess which 3 sections were used in the upcoming Caribbean Beat feature. It’s a recession people.  Think about all the things you could do with your money if you were lucky enough to snag a free gift. It’s free to enter…  (…)

When Darkness Falls teaser video 2

When Darkness Falls teaser video 2

Mas Jumbies has released another teaser video in preparation for their online launch on 12 November.  I can’t wait! For more information: http://www.facebook.com/mas.jumbies http://masjumbies.blogspot.com/

X2012: Mix and Match

X2012: Mix and Match

                                                          For more information: X mas band facebook page X2012 facebook group page

More about Mas Jumbies’ J’ouvert for 2012

More about Mas Jumbies’ J’ouvert for 2012

Brian Wong Won is the creative mind behind the J’ouvert band Mas Jumbies.  Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to talk to Brian about his presentation “When Darkness Falls” for J’ouvert 2012.  The web launch date for “When Darkness Falls” is November 12, 2011. Enjoy!   For more information: http://www.facebook.com/mas.jumbies http://masjumbies.blogspot.com/

K2K: When Mas and Fashion Collide

K2K: When Mas and Fashion Collide

I first became aware of the existence of K2K Alliance and Partners when I heard that there was yet another new carnival band entering the arena for Trinidad Carnival 2012. By the time they launched in September, I had already decided where I was playing mas.  As a result, my interest in K2K was more(…)

Men don’t have to play mas in glorified board shorts

Men don’t have to play mas in glorified board shorts

A little while ago I happened across a post entitled “Men pay for costumes too!”.  In it Akil laments the fact that male carnival costumes seem to be an after thought.  The ladies costumes are all elaborate and blingy while most male costumes are just glorified board shorts. I was motivated by this post to(…)

K2K – Dead Sea Ruin

K2K – Dead Sea Ruin

      For more information: http://k2k-carnival.com/ K2K Alliance and Partners facebook fanpage

K2K – Caribbean Sea

K2K – Caribbean Sea

Backline (BL) includes airbrushed fringe oversized top, multi-colored blue monokini, peep-toe, thigh high black leather  and headpiece. (BL): 4,170TT / 695USD Deposit (BL): 1,500TT / 250USD   For more information: http://k2k-carnival.com/ K2K Alliance and Partners facebook fanpage