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A Message from Toronto Revellers

Revellers! I have some exciting news to share with you. I am happy to announce our Toronto Revellers team for Caribana 2011!
Please help me welcome our new and returning section leaders...
Andrea Boucaud and Leila Thomas | Attasha Jordan | Camille Lewis | Debbie Minott | Dija Kit-Chang | Giselle Blanche "D' Wassi One" | Joann Chase | Nicole Brand-Dixon and Zakiya McGregor-Ricketts | Roger Taylor Montano | Simone Russelburn and Christiane Tetreault | (SugaCayne) Stacey Robinson, Candice Dixon, Cherr Evans, Justin Franklyn and Sonia Bhatia | Yvette McBurnie
This dynamic team brings you talent and experience from Miami, Toronto, London and Trinidad carnivals. With designs straight out of the heart of Trinidad and feature designs from our very own Section Leaders, the Toronto Revellers are ready!!!
I did promise that we would listen to you... the people. My team and I are taking your overall experience to heart. Keep your suggestions coming toinfo@torontorevellers.com, Facebook …

Merry Christmas.....

I got my fist Merry Christmas while shopping at the mall today! My tree is up and decorated! It must be the most wonderful time of the year......
1 Chronicles 16:8 "Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done."
Enjoy this classic Christmas tune......

Machel Montano......The Return

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

"I SHALL RETURN."
November 24, 2010 - It’s official - Machel Montano announces his return to Carnival 2011.In March, 2011 Montano will join thousands of residents and visitors in celebrating Carnival in his native Trinidad & Tobago. Montano returns after taking last season off to start new projects and explore various avenues to further develop his sound, brand and mission.In this time, Machel has further increased the presence of Soca music internationally as millions of television viewers worldwide tuned in to his hit collaboration, “Alright” with Latin Hip Hop star, Pitbull. The song was used during episodes of the popular series, Hawaii Five-O on CBS and Parenthood on NBC. “Alright”, entered the Billboard charts and received major airplay on mainstream radio across the globe. It will also be featured on the hit NBC T.V. show, Friday Night Lights.Over the summer, Montano was a headline artist on Pitbull's 22-city “Mr. Worldwide Carnival Tour.”…

Video Alert.....Swappi - Nah Go Play

New Band Alert for Caribana 2k11 - BLUES CARNIVAL FUSION

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Here's another newbie mas band for Caribana 2K11......Blues Carnival Fusion. Their presentation is entitled "t:me after t:me"
Check out their website: http://www.bluescarnivalfusion.com
A group of friends who have been participating in international carnivals for several years, decided to join forces to provide an unsurpassed experience to masqueraders. Having the passion for carnivals –Carnival Fusion was launched in 2004.

The group is available 24/7 for all enquiries. They provide quality costumes and offer individual attention to each masquerader, internationally and local.

Carnival Fusion’s team is comprised of a diverse group of individuals with many years experience in customer service, design, DJing, marketing, ‘Mas-making’ and, promotions. Although our talents are focused on different aspects, as a group, our first and foremost love is Carnival. Fused together we celebrate our West Indian culture through Carnival. Our ultimate goal is to provide masqueraders with an…

New Mas Band Alert for Caribana 2k11 - Bitter Lemon Carnival

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Another New Mas Band Alert for Caribana 2011......Bitter Lemon Carnival.........
I have to say I am already quite impressed with this band as they not only have their theme in place but their website is up and running AND includes sketches of their sections. Their presentation for 2011 is entitled "Monsoon Wedding".
Please check out the following blog for some insight into Bitter Lemon's journey towards Caribana 2K11: http://jackieirving.blogspot.com
Website: http://www.bitterlemonmas.com
Bitter Lemon Carnival is a creative team is a creative team who have a passion for mas. We have been creating costumes for a variety of bands for over 30 years.Mostly with Wallace Alexander and Nip Davis and Associates.We have created winning costumes that have performed in Trinidad, Hong Kong, Detroit and more locations.We also provide costumes for special events, as well as decorative pieces that can be used for special dinners, cultural events and ceremonies. We can also custom-make a…

New Band Alert for Caribana 2k11 - CANBOULAY CARNIVAL

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Last night I got an FB notification regarding a new mas band for Caribana 2K11.....CANOBULAY CARNIVAL!
So who is CANBOULAY CARNIVAL......see below for some deets:
Joan Leewoi..i see big tings for 2011 TORONTO CARIBANA !!!! 12 hours ago · Like · Comment Joan Leewho is Canboulay Carnivale ???11 hours ago · Like

Song Alert: "Liar" - Kitana feat. Trish

Some songs you just like from the moment you hear it.......me likey this one....



Video Alert ......Flag Ship Riddim (Shal Marshall & Super Jigga TC

Socacize Appreciation Lime and FLAUNT Christmas Party - Dec 18th

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Your remarkable support deserves my thanks! You are cordially invited to join me at Socacize Appreciation Lime Saturday,December 18th 8:00-11:00 p.m. Continental Soiree 1957 Kennedy Road (401 & Kennedy)
Enjoy free refreshments and giveaways!
RSVP by December 3rd

THEN

Let the Celebration of outstanding work begin! Socacize Entertainment Presents
FLAUNT Christmas Party Feel Good |Look good | Attitude: Sexy classy |Unleash
Nice up yourself |Take Time and enjoy U Saturday December 18th from 11pm
Continental Soiree1957 Kennedy Road (401 & Kennedy)
Jamming with Dr. Jay, DOC, Gdubb, & Jaydunaway
$10 with Donation for Tropicana Christmas Drive | $15


Tropicana Food Drive
This year, Tropicana Community Centre is doing a very special Christmas drive – one that focuses on pampering women! As such, we are asking if you can donate a gift certificate for any of the following services: manicure, pedicure, hairstyling, massage, fitness etc.

Other gifts may include non perishable food or toys.

Every Christm…

2011 Caribana Theme Round-up

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BLACK SAGE CARNIVAL - "FROM RAGS TO RICHES"


CALLALOO - "NATIVE INDIANS 2011"


FANTAZIA INTERNATIONAL - "COME DANCE WITH ME"


MAS PLAYERS INTERNATIONAL/SVG REVELLERS - "FAIRYTALE FANTASY"



SALDENAH MAS K CLUB - "THE SECRETS OF THE OUTER LIMITS"



TRIBAL KNIGHTS - "LEGENDS"



TORONTO REVELLERS - "WELCOME TO OZ"


TRU DYNASTY - "REMEMBERING THE ROARING TWENTIES"