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UNOFFICIAL RESULTS from 2010 Scotiabank Caribana™ KING & QUEEN COMPETITION

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UNOFFICIAL RESULTS from 2010 Scotiabank Caribana™ KING & QUEEN COMPETITION (contestant(s) have two business days within which to protect these unofficial results. If unchallenged, they become official)
2010 Scotiabank Caribana™ King of the Bands Rank . Portrayer . Costume Name . Points . Mas Band Theme - Mas Band Name . Bandleader 1. Dexter Seusahai - "Predator Returns" - 430 - Hollywood: Glitz & Glamour - Tribal Knights (Dexter Seusahai) 2. Anton Saldenah - "Portrait of Trinidad Carnival" - 423 - Portraits - Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club (Louis Saldenah) 3. Mista Meggy - King & Conqueror - 418 - Sparrow D'Legend - Carnival Nationz (Marcus Eustace)
2010 Scotiabank Caribana™ Queen of the Bands Rank . Portrayer . Costume Name . Points . Mas Band Theme - Mas Band Name . Bandleader 1. Pat Horsham - "D’Chandelier - A Portrait In Crystal" - 425 - Portraits - Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club (Louis Saldenah) 2. Betty Toni - "Fire On Ice" - 424…

Caribana Map

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LOUISE FERGUSON/FOR THE TORONTO STAR

Caribana Long Weekend Transportation Services

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Hi readers,
I just received an FB link to some info regarding transportation services for the Caribana weekend. I can't say that I have ever seen this service provided before and I think it's a fabulous idea: 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 an
d 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

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2010 Caribana Parties?

Official Caribana T-shirts

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What do you think about this year's official Caribana T-shirts? I really like them, especially this one:

The tees will be available at all Caribana events but you can also buy them online. Check out the online shop here: http://www.caribanamerch.com

Silver Stars at Scotia Plaza today!!!

World's Best Steel Drum Orchestra Performs at Scotiabank Plaza as part of Caribana - noon today Trinidad & Tobago's SILVER STARS STEEL ORCHESTRA at Scotia Plaza

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’ …

Macomere Fifi - 2010 Caribana Calypso Monarch at Kaiso 365

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 NAMECONTACTDATETIMESPECIAL NOTESEbony & IvoryJenny (416) 833-4640Monday July 26, 20103pm - 10pm*Out of Towners - Friday 4pm - 8pmInfatuationJenny (416) 833-4640Tuesday July 27, 20103pm - 10pm*Out of Towners - Friday 4pm - 8pmDisco NightsJenny (416) 833-4640Wednesday July 28, 20103pm - 10pm*Out of Towners - Friday 4pm - 8pmThat's the Way I Like ItFriday July 30, 201010am - 8pmOut 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.<

Carnival Nationz Marshalls Needed

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CARNIVAL NATIONZ MARSHALLS NEEDEDWe 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 EMAILMARSHALLS@CARNIVALNATIONZ.COM TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITESTAKE CARE OF MASQUERADERSASSEMBLING AND DISMANTLING KING AND QUEEN COSTUMEPROVIDE FOOD AND WATER FOR MASQUERADERS AND SECURITYPROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR MASQUERADERS ( MAKE SURE NO ONE IS TOO CLOSE TO THE TRUCK WHEELS ETC)ASSIST SECURITY WITH CLEARING THE WAY FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLESWe 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

The Scotiabank Caribana Media Launch Party

2010 Scotiabank Caribana Launch

Carnival Nationz Costume Distribution Schedule

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CARNIVAL NATIONZ COSTUME DISTRIBUTION DATES
FOR CARIBANA 2010Pickup 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 usua…

SOCACIZE! 2010 Caribana Workout

So Naomi, Scotiabank Caribana blogger extraordinaire, asked the question "How should one get into shape for Caribana?" Well, I knew I had the answer.......Socacize Caribana Bootcamp of course!!!! You guys know how much I rave about Socacize.....the most fun I've ever had working out.....so I contacted Naomi and was sooooo happy to see her and Shannon from "Those Girls Are Wild" (new fave blog btw) show up to class last week. Check out their experience........


CP24 to host Caribana party on Thursday, July 22

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CP24 to host Caribana party on Thursday, July 22cp24.comCP24'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 – 9:00pmPORTRAIT OF FANTASY - MONDAY JULY 26TH 12:00 pm – 6:00pm and TUESDAY JULY 27TH 12:00pm – 6:00pmPORTRAIT OF INDIA- MONDAY JULY 26TH 12:00 pm – 6:00pm and TUESDAY JULY 27TH 12:00pm – 6:00pmPORTRAIT OF INDONESIA - MONDAY JULY 26TH 12:00 pm – 6:00pm and TUESDAY JULY 27TH 12:00pm – 6:00pmPORTRAIT OF CANADA - MONDAY JULY 26TH 12:00pm – 8:00pm, TUESDAY JULY 27TH 12:00pm – 8:00pm and WEDNESDAY JULY 28TH 12:00pm – 8:00pmPORTRAIT OF A PAINTERS PALLET- TUESDAY JULY 27TH 10:00am – 10:00pm, WEDNESDAY JULY 28TH 10:am – 5:00pm and FRIDAY JULY 30TH 10:00am – 10:00pmPORTRAIT OF A ROSE- SUNDAY JULY 25TH 3:00pm – 10:00pmPORTRAIT OF CELESTIAL JOURNEY - T.B.APORTRAIT OF PARADISE - T.B.APORTRAIT OF ROYALTY - T.B.APORTRAIT OF INNOCENCE - Thursday July 29th. 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Friday July 30th. 12:00pm – 9:00pmPORTRAIT OF LONG LOST LOVERS - T.B.A

Caribana Gala....After Party

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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 – 6pm83 Dynamic Drive (Markham/McNicoll)PapaparazziTuesday July 20th from 6pm – 9pmWednesday July 21st from 6pm – 9pmUnit #7Section Leader: Shelly @ (416) 276-6357 & Sanjay @ (647) 300-8462
Moulin RougeThursday July 22nd from 2pm – 10pmFriday July 23rd from 2pm – 10pmUnit #11Section Leader: Candace @ (416) 409-4298
ShowtimeFriday July 23rd from 10am – 10pmUnit #7Section Leader: Avalon @ (647) 401-5614
IndulgenceSaturday July 24th from 3pm – 10pmSunday July 25th from 12pm – 6pmUnit #7Section Leader: Sean @ (416) 550-7176