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Don’t Miss the Kings and Queens Show

Don’t Miss the Kings and Queens Show

This is one of my must attend events for Toronto Carnival:  Kings and Queens Competition on Thursday 30 July, 2015 If you want to see the big costumes without the interference of stormers then this is the place for you. The Kings and Queens of the bands come out the play their big mas and be judged.(…)

Saldenah Mas Band Launch this Friday

Saldenah Mas Band Launch this Friday

Saldenah Mas Band will be launching the Chronicles of Machel Montano this Friday.  Both Machel and Anya Ayoung-Chee announced that they will be designing and bringing a section called “Like ah Boss” in the band so we look forward to the big reveal…. “@machelmontano: Look trouble now ! 17 time band of the year Louis(…)

Tribal Carnival to launch Animation this weekend

Tribal Carnival to launch Animation this weekend

Tribal Carnival will be kicking off Toronto’s band launch season this weekend with their presentation “Animation”. We’ve gotten a few teases so far.  My section leader from last year, Candice, is bringing out the section Frozen.  We had a blast with Candice’s section in 2014 and they took really great care of us, so I’m(…)

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(…)

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(…)