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Kalicharan Band Launch Photos for Trinidad Carnival 2012

Kalicharan Band Launch Photos for Trinidad Carnival 2012

It was a busy weekend for the Trinidad Carnivals crew.   Big thanks to Double R, Triniyute and Deez Nuts for making the trek down South to attend the Kalicharan band launch for Trinidad Carnival 2012.  I’m looking forward to reading Triniyute’s review later this week. Till then enjoy these pics from the launch courtesy of(…)

X Band Launch Photos

X Band Launch Photos

The Trinidad Carnivals crew made it down to Studio lounge on Saturday for the launch of X mas band.  However, much to our dismay, we were unable to stay until costumes were presented. Thankfully, we have some pictures from X mas band launch courtesy of principal designer Darren Cheewah.  We look forward to visiting X(…)

This Week in Carnival Related News

This Week in Carnival Related News

In case you missed it: Explosion mas camp opened for carnival costume registration Explosion Mas Camp Tour Explosion Registration Details K2K Alliance and Partners debuted their freshman presentation for Trinidad Carnival 2012 K2K band launch review from Trinidad Carnival Diary The Ultimate Lime announced that tickets for their ultra all inclusive fete would be available(…)

We will be at X mas band launch today

We will be at X mas band launch today

X mas band will be launching their presentation for Trinidad Carnival later today. “Strictly Alternative Mas” is the freshman presentation for this new carnival band.  Darren Cheewah is the principal designer for X and anyone who is involved in the arts scene will tell you how creative this man is.  Mr. Cheewah recently did an(…)

Oasis Carnival After Work Lime Review

Oasis Carnival After Work Lime Review

It is a well known fact that the members of Trinidad Carnivals are ardent supporters of any excuse to get out and have a good time. Or that may just be me. Either way, Oasis Carnival’s offer to check out their after-work lime last Friday, was never in any danger of being turned down. While(…)

How to Register for a Carnival Costume in 4 Easy Steps

How to Register for a Carnival Costume in 4 Easy Steps

I have decided to write this post after getting many emails and calls from people wanting to play mas for Trinidad Carnival 2012. Individuals from as far away as Australia have been asking me for assistance with registering in a carnival band and they all seem to be surprised when I tell them that they(…)

Cherry Blossom Frontline Here I Come!

Cherry Blossom Frontline Here I Come!

I am happy to announce that I will be playing mas with Oasis on Carnival Tuesday! I spent the last couple weeks scrutinizing costume pictures over and over again.  I thought I had made up my mind but then I saw the HD video of Cherry Blossom frontline and I was sold!  So, it is(…)

Yet Another New Band: K2K

Yet Another New Band: K2K

                There is a yet another band on the scene for Trinidad Carnival 2012.  K2K Alliance and Partners launched yesterday with their freshman presentation “The Waters…Sea of Consciousness”. I do not know anything about Karen or Kathy Norman, the twins who founded K2K carnival band.  But I understand(…)

Trinidad Carnivals Mas Camp Tour: Explosion Carnival

Trinidad Carnivals Mas Camp Tour: Explosion Carnival

The second stop on the Mas Camp Tour took us to Explosion Carnival, which is located in the heart of Carnival Central. The band is yet another new entry into a Carnival arena that has seen a sudden (ahem) explosion of new options materialise for potential players who are willing to look outside the more(…)

Explosion Registration begins today

Explosion Registration begins today

              Today is the first day of Explosion mas band in house registration for Trinidad Carnival 2012.  I was reliably informed that online registration through paypal will begin shortly. So what does that mean for those of us living abroad but wishing to register with Explosion?  While we wait(…)