Friday, July 30, 2010
UNOFFICIAL RESULTS from 2010 Scotiabank Caribana™ KING & QUEEN COMPETITION
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Caribana Long Weekend Transportation Services
Do you see the benefits? No DRINKING and DRIVING...no crowded bus, no over expensive cab and save on hotel costs!! What more can you ask for??
If you know any groups needing transportation for Caribana weekend, please let me know...I'm providing a service with pick-up, drop off and return rates...just need the day, time and location. Rates Negotiable outside of designated pick up points!!
Pick Up points are as follows: McCowan and Steeles, Markham and Progress, Vaughn Mills, Jane and Steeles, Dufferin and Lawrence, Square One and Rathburn and Dixie---going into the city...booking times may vary.For Advanced and On-Call Bookings, or Inquiries
Call or Text: 416-300-5302
Bottled Water Compliments of your Designated Drivah!!
July 30th-Aug 3rd
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Official Caribana T-shirts
Silver Stars at Scotia Plaza today!!!
62 years of performing brings the LEGENDARY pan orchestra to Toronto
WHAT: Trinidad and Tobago's World renowned Silver Stars Steel Orchestra members will perform live at Scotia Plaza on Tuesday, July 27th at noon in celebration of their 62 years of success, joining the Scotiabank Caribana festivities. The Steel Band will perform in front of Scotia Plaza’s Adelaide Street Entrance.
ALSO at SCOTIA PLAZA: While visiting Scotia Plaza to hear the sound of the Silver Stars, be sure to head down to the concourse level for an up-close look at last year’s costume winner of the Queen of the Bands competition. “The Source” is part of the Carnival Nationz presentation, “In Full Bloom – Fruits & Flowers” and depicts the sun in all its glory. Designed & built by Kenny Coombs, “The Source” is approximately 20’ high, 35’ wide
WHERE: Scotia Plaza, Adelaide Street entrance - 40 King Street West, Toronto
(In the event of rain, please visit the concourse level at Scotia Plaza)
WHEN: Tuesday July 27, 2010 - 12 noon - 1 p.m.
WHY: Newtown based Silver Stars Steel Orchestra most recently took home the championship for the second year in a row at Carnival, claiming top title and prize at National Panorama in Queen's Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain. Playing more of a Trinidad and Tobago Creole style of music, the Band is here in Toronto to perform in support of Scotiabank Caribana, and is the only Steel Band to hold a Band of the Year title in Mas competition.
Monday, July 26, 2010
Toronto Revellers Pick Up Schedule
HELLO TORONTO REVELLERS!!! Its about that time; costume pick ups have started. Please check often as section leaders update regularly.
|SECTION NAME||CONTACT||DATE||TIME||SPECIAL NOTES|
|Ebony & Ivory||Jenny (416) 833-4640||Monday July 26, 2010||3pm - 10pm||*Out of Towners - Friday 4pm - 8pm|
|Infatuation||Jenny (416) 833-4640||Tuesday July 27, 2010||3pm - 10pm||*Out of Towners - Friday 4pm - 8pm|
|Disco Nights||Jenny (416) 833-4640||Wednesday July 28, 2010||3pm - 10pm||*Out of Towners - Friday 4pm - 8pm|
|That's the Way I Like It||Friday July 30, 2010||10am - 8pm|
Out of Towners - Unless otherwise stated in the special notes; please contact your section leader directly to arrange alternative pickup we understand that you are travelling to play mas with us and will do our best to accomodate you.
*Please Note* If your costume has not been picked up during the prescribed times and/or you have not made arrangements with your section leader, your costume will be sold.
INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED AS SECTION LEADERS SUBMIT THEIR PICKUP SCHEDULES.
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Carnival Nationz Marshalls Needed
|CARNIVAL NATIONZ MARSHALLS NEEDED|
|We are looking for people to volunteer on Caribana Saturday July 31st to help coordinate crowd control and assist security on the parade route. This allows you be in the parade, be with your family member or loved one or simply be in the Caribana atmosphere. Our meeting will be held Thursday July 29th, however please contact our supervisor first for specifics. SERIOUS ENQUIRIES ONLY PLEASE.|
SUPERVISOR 1: JASON BLACKMAN: 647-330-7670
OR EMAIL MARSHALLS@CARNIVALNATIONZ.COM
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITES
We at Carnival Nationz thank you in advance for your interest.
2010 Kaiso 365 Calypso Monarch Results.....Congratulations Macomere
The 2010 "Kaiso 365" Calypso Monarch competition took place in the Imperial Oil Auditorium at the Ontario Science Centre before a full house and was won by Macomere Fifi (real name Eulith Woods). Performing two outstanding songs written by Winston “Skippy” Maingot and Carlyle Bailey, Fifi also captured the People's Choice Award. The official results:
9. Penshioner – “It Ain’t Right” / “De Pum Pum Band”
8. DeCarra - “Teach Them” / “Airport Incident”
7. Naki - “Sterilize Them” / “No More Tears To Cry”
6. Guney - “When It’s We” / “Pan Still Sounding Sweet”
5. Smokey - “Mental Slavery” / “Caribana Again”
4. Calypso Web - “Mother Earth Is Crying” / “Capitalism Dying”
3. Structure - “The House Is Falling Down” / “We Watching You”
2. Redman - “Politically Correct” / “Under The Influence”
1. Macomere Fifi - “Haiti Will Rise Again” / “Your Turn To Die”
Macomere Fifi, who won the crown in 2008, was also awarded several of the Special Awards: Best Lyrics, Best Melody, Best Arrangement, Best Presentation, Most Original Calypso and Best Rendition. The Best Composition of a Local Topic was won by Structure and Most Humorous Calypso was captured by Penshioner. The evening was hosted by popular stage personality Itah Sadu and featured a special appearances by the 2009 U.K. Monarch Akima Paul and up-and-coming Rashida - a 13-year old who thrilled audiences this year.
In addition to the cash prize of over $5,000., Macomere Fifi will receive a trip to London, England for the Notting Hill Carnival and at trip to Atlanta for the 2011 Georgia Caribbean Carnival.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Carnival Nationz Costume Distribution Schedule
CARNIVAL NATIONZ COSTUME DISTRIBUTION DATES
Pickup is located at the Mas Camp 529 McNicoll Ave.
NEW For ladies there will be tights on sale at the Mas Camp during pick times. These are the tights from Trinidad that are skin tone aaaaaand eliminate the Forbidden Cellulite look. They are great in hot conditions so don't worry about that. If you're interested ask at pick up time.
NEW FAST TRACK For those who have paid off their costume already please note there will be a special location for you. You will not have to wait to pick up your costume. Please remember to walk with your receipt and/or ID and this process will be painless. Your bag will be ready and waiting for you on your assigned day.
Ladies and Gentlemen the time is here for 2010. Time to get ready for de road. We at Carnival Nationz are just as excited as you are to be presenting a legend...Sparrow d' Legend on the Lakeshore. I know you're all ready for yuh costumes like yesterday so as usual NO LONG TALK!
We have set aside special days for each section. Pickup begins on Sun July 25th and ends on Fri Jul 30th. For all out of town masqueraders please make sure we know to hold your costume until Friday evening or a specified time. Please NOTE: At pickup you will recieve all other information pertaining to Caribana day assembly time, location, order of trucks etc. The scheduled time for costume pickup is as follows:
PICKUP RULES AND GUIDLEINES:
We look forward to meeting you in person once again and jumping with you on de Lake Shore!!!
SOCACIZE! 2010 Caribana Workout
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
CP24 to host Caribana party on Thursday, July 22
CP24 to host Caribana party on Thursday, July 22
CP24's Nathan Downer with Caribana participants at Ontario Place. (CP24/Rajeshni Naidu)
The Scotiabank Caribana Parade is coming to the 299 Queen St. W. parking lot to get the party started before taking over Toronto.
On Thursday, July 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., CP24, CTV Toronto and CHUM FM will welcome the community to a vibrant celebration in our parking lot.
Feel De Vibe @ 299 will offer the best of the Caribbean – authentic cuisine, music, dancers and lots of fun prizes. Food and refreshments will be available to purchase at reasonable prices.
Come on out and Feel De Vibe! Enjoy a Caribbean celebration -- without the five hour flight
Saldenah Costume Pick Up Schedule
PORTRAIT OF A FALLEN ANGEL - WEDNESDAY JULY 28TH 12:00pm – 9:00pm
PORTRAIT OF FANTASY - MONDAY JULY 26TH 12:00 pm – 6:00pm and TUESDAY JULY 27TH 12:00pm – 6:00pm
PORTRAIT OF INDIA - MONDAY JULY 26TH 12:00 pm – 6:00pm and TUESDAY JULY 27TH 12:00pm – 6:00pm
PORTRAIT OF INDONESIA - MONDAY JULY 26TH 12:00 pm – 6:00pm and TUESDAY JULY 27TH 12:00pm – 6:00pm
PORTRAIT OF CANADA - MONDAY JULY 26TH 12:00pm – 8:00pm, TUESDAY JULY 27TH 12:00pm – 8:00pm and WEDNESDAY JULY 28TH 12:00pm – 8:00pm
PORTRAIT OF A PAINTERS PALLET - TUESDAY JULY 27TH 10:00am – 10:00pm, WEDNESDAY JULY 28TH 10:am – 5:00pm and FRIDAY JULY 30TH 10:00am – 10:00pm
PORTRAIT OF A ROSE - SUNDAY JULY 25TH 3:00pm – 10:00pm
PORTRAIT OF CELESTIAL JOURNEY - T.B.A
PORTRAIT OF PARADISE - T.B.A
PORTRAIT OF ROYALTY - T.B.A
PORTRAIT OF INNOCENCE - Thursday July 29th. 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Friday July 30th. 12:00pm – 9:00pm
PORTRAIT OF LONG LOST LOVERS - T.B.A
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Tribal Knights Costume Pick Up Schedule
The Tribal Knights Costume Pick Up schedule is as follows:
(Please pay attention to the unit number that you must visit to pick up your costume.)
Out of Town Mas Players can only pick up costumes on Friday July 30th from by 10am – 6pm
83 Dynamic Drive (Markham/McNicoll)
Champagne on Ice
Costumes that are not picked up on scheduled pick up dates will be sold. Individuals interested in registering for the last minute Tribal Knights costumes, please send an email to join the waiting list: TribalKnights@hotmail.com
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE COSTUME PICK UP SCHEDULE in the theatrical production of Dexter Seusahai's Tribal Knights "HOLLYWOOD: Glitz and Glamour" with JW and Blaze, the Power Soca Monarchs and Roadmarch Champions of Trinidad and Tobago's 2010 Carnival please contact any of the following crew members as we prepare to PALANCE for the 43rd Annual Caribana Festival:
Troy: (647) 217-9536 or TroyLogan@TribalKnights.com
Gail: (416) 825-0563 or Gail@TribalKnights.com
For Twitter Updates please follow up @TribalKnights
Blog Updates www.TribalKnightsCaribana.Blogspot.com
Remember to add us as your friend on Facebook.com/TribalKnights
Visit us at www.TribalKnights.com or call us at our Studio (416) 396-3780
2019 Toronto Carnival Band Directory
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