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Featured Blog Posts – July 2015 Archive (18)

Congrats To The Soca Royale Winners Edwin Yearwood For The Sweet Soca Category And Peter Ram For The Party Monarch Category

A sizeable crowd remained at Bushy Park on Sunday night, waiting just under an hour for the official results.…

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Added by REDD on July 28, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

2015 Bacchanal Jamaica Carnival Highlights {VIDEO}

Added by omar on July 27, 2015 at 3:37am — No Comments

14 Things To Know About HakWai Clan

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1) HakWaiClan is movement, a lifestyle, a comradeship, a family!

2) Gratitude and loyalty are two of our core values.

3) HakwaiClan is not just an entertainment entity, we are a LIFESTYLE movement.

4) There is a balance between health and fitness, spirituality, and natural living.

5) Our…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 25, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments

TRIBE Carnival 2016 Price List

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Backline: $4,795 (US$800)

Includes: Backline Body Wear, Arm Pieces, Leg Pieces & Head Chain

add Large Headpiece: $550 (US$92)

add Collar: $150 (US$25)

add Feathered legs: $150…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 23, 2015 at 9:41pm — No Comments

Harts Registration Is Open. Offers You More For Less | Price List and Info

See The Price List Below

Through the management partnership with Harts and TRIBE, the Harts camp can now offer their customers more for less! All costume prices are down and at competitive prices. As a masquerader you can benefit from following upgraded amenities with your costume:

•Lunch on both days

•Toilets for both male and…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 21, 2015 at 8:25pm — No Comments

New hotel named after Notting Hill pioneers

Notting Hill will soon have a new stylish ‘home from home’. The Laslett, in Pembridge Gardens, is named after Rhaune Laslett. It was ‘Miss Las’ who in 1966 had the inspiration and energy to create a community festival for the area, thereby unwittingly lighting the fuse that exploded so gloriously into Notting Hill Carnival.



The…

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Added by omar on July 20, 2015 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Where Caribbean Carnivals And Contemporary Performance Art Meet

The celebration known as Carnival has no singular description. In Trinidad and Tobago, it's celebrated before Ash Wednesday, sometimes with participants rubbing down their bodies with mud and paint. In the Bahamas, it takes place around Christmas, stemming from the time slaves were permitted to spend time with their families around the holidays. In Martinique, Carnival is celebrated in the days leading up to Lent, and often includes a massive…

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Added by omar on July 17, 2015 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Huddersfield Carnival 2015

Parade filled town centre in explosion of sound and color — take a look at some of the amazing pictures from this year's celebrations +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Huddersfield Carnival 2015 took over the town centre in an explosion of…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 14, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

2015 Miami Broward Carnival & Jouvert Launch

Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds

The Carnival & Jourvert launch is a time to set the tone and give a snapshot of the 2015 Miami Broward Carnival season. The cultural show lineup, which begins at 8pm, includes performance by soca artist Iwer George, Explosion Band, and a runway model show with the masquerade…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 14, 2015 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Looking back to move forward, TRIBE unveils The Lost Tribe

When you’ve conquered every aspect of modern day Carnival - the costumes, the road service, the road experience, parties and events both in the season and outside of it - one wonders where there is left to go.

TRIBE, the Ultimate Carnival Experience, realised this year that very often, when you want to move forward, you have to take a look back - back at aspects of mas’ that many believe have been martyred in…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 14, 2015 at 7:07pm — No Comments

In the Future costume design WILL change.

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I recently saw yet another call from veterans on the carnival scene for the death of bikini beads and feathers mas.

Should this form of mas die?

What would replace it?

Do people really want the change (with their pockets… Not hearts)

Well my advice is don’t worry. Change will…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 14, 2015 at 7:03pm — No Comments

CROP OVER FAQS

When is the best time to travel to Barbados?

A look at our Crop Over Events List shows that most of the popular events as well as the nonstop partying begins the Wednesday before Grand Kadooment Weekend (July 29th, 2015). So if you don’t want to miss these events, book your flight for around that time.

Where are the best places to stay?…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 14, 2015 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Band Launch Season 101 – Things to Know

Band Launch Season 101 – Things to Know

Long gone are the days where masqueraders have the luxury to cruise each mas camp at leisure before selecting the costume of their choice for Carnival. In the 21st century, things have changed. We are now in the era of Carnival Chasers, enthusiasts who live to jump and fete at almost every Carnival around the globe. All eyes are on this tiny island, Trinidad and Tobago. Though this period has been around without an official title, during the months…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 11, 2015 at 9:54am — No Comments

Carnival Band Registration – Type of Registration Processes

Carnival Band Registration – Type of Registration Processes

Committee registration is driven solely to accommodate persons within the committee members’ social circle, close friends and family. This process is conducted to benefit the band with profiling and masquerader management. Some would also say that selection is done to fill the band with those who are deemed “eligible” due to social and personal affiliations. Basically it’s getting the people in the band who YOU want there. To be honest holding out…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 11, 2015 at 9:44am — No Comments

Harts presents “VOGUE” – A Fusion of Fashion and Carnival. What to expect.

VOGUE: Section Obsession Photo Credit - Harts Carnival

Harts bring us VOGUE. What can you expect from this stalwart in the Carnival industry as they partner with the TRIBE team? We have the scoop!

Like us you may have been wondering, what is VOGUE?

•With 15 sections Vogue takes a look at the fashion industry, trends and how it influences us visually. It’s a fusion of fashion and Carnival. We can expect some section names to…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 5, 2015 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Watch 2015 Hollywood Carnival Highlights

Added by omar on July 3, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Hold On to Your Feathers, It’s Band Launch Season – Will Saucy Be WOWED?

In the past Trinidad Carnival blazed the trail in costume design compared to Regional and International Carnivals (Brazil not withstanding). Our local designers with talent pouring out of their fingernails held us captivated come band launch season. We masqueraders felt as if we were on the edge of our seats, mouth agape, waiting to see which fantastic costume is going to be presented to dazzle us, which costume can leave us spellbound and ready to…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 3, 2015 at 12:37am — No Comments

Destra to perform at Pride Toronto

'Lucy': Destra Garcia during a performance of her Carnival hit "Lucy" at the Hyatt Regency, Port-of-Spain in February.

'Lucy': Destra Garcia during a performance of her Carnival hit "Lucy" at the Hyatt Regency, Port-of-Spain in February. ...

Soca star Destra Garcia will make history as the first soca artiste to perform at Toronto Pride this Sunday. Garcia will be performing at the Blockorama stage as well as participate in the event’s Pride Parade. The annual LGBTTI2QQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transexual,…

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Added by CarnivalBwoyToy on July 3, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

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