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Here's a list to cool you down after Carnival Tuesday:
Wednesday March 1st, 2017
Candy Coated Wine Down Cruise - Tobago - 1pm-6pm
Baewatch Cooler Fete - Chaguaramas - 4pm-11pm
Au Revoir - BlackJack Marina, Chaguaramas - 12pm-5pm
Wassy Wednesday Boatride - Coral Vision Cruise Ship, Port Of Spain - 12pm-5pm
After Blast - Salybia Nature Resort -…
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Every year, an onslaught of high-octane soca music is released ahead of Trinidad’s pre-Lent Carnival. The songs are new, but the themes are well-worn: Rum. Partying. And the allure of a woman’s gyrating body, preferably backed into a man’s grasp.
So it’s a little surprising that one of this year’s most popular Carnival tunes is a jaunty ballad performed by the 76-year-old music legend Calypso Rose and titled…Continue
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Minister for Local Government and Culture, Sen. Hon. Fortuna Belrose, recently called on citizens to reflect on the significance of Independence.
“We must all be concerned about where our country is headed and the role that we each must play in keeping it on track,” she said during the launch of activities marking Saint Lucia’s 38th Anniversary of Independence. “This is a time when we put our differences aside and…Continue
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February 16, 2017: The Socadrome will be back as an event stage for Carnival Tuesday 2017. In addition to showcasing the masqueraders from at least five of the biggest bands in Carnival (Bliss, Hart’s, Lost Tribe, Tribe and Yuma), this year’s Socadrome Show at the Jean Pierre Complex, Port of Spain, will feature performances by MX Prime, Chutney Soca Kings Ravi B and Omadarth Maharaj, David Rudder and “French Grammy” (Victorie de la Musiquie) album of…Continue
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Guyana's equivalent to Carnival is called Mashramani, which means "A Celebration of the Harvest." This festival takes place with steelbands playing calypso music and costumed clad revelers. It is believed that the first Mashramani happened in the bauxite mining town of Linden. The next year other towns such as Georgetown, Berbice and Bartica joined in the…Continue
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Curaçao's Carnival is one of the largest and longest-lasting Carnival spectacles of the Caribbean and one of the best times to visit the island.
Carnival began as a Catholic rite to represent the Christian practice of “Carne Levale,” or giving up meat for Lent. In the 19th century, Curaçao continued the tradition by organizing masquerade parties and marches in private clubs. It wasn’t until 1969 that Curaçao…Continue
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Today we will be discussing a few differences between Trinidad and Jamaica carnival because ours is not exactly the same as theirs. The differences, though relatively minor, are important to know.
Theme? What theme?
From its inception, carnival in Jamaica has cherry picked the things important to us here locally and left the others. Mas is not in our…Continue
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The annual Rio de Janeiro Carnival is by far the biggest carnival celebration around the world. Huge numbers of travellers descend on the city each year to enjoy four days of partying. Here, we’ve put together a list of 10 FAQ to help you understand Rio Carnival.
This year the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is taking place from February 24th to February 28th.
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