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CNz 2011 Caribana Band Launch moved to the Phoenix Concert Theatre

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Some Caribana hints from Saucy.....

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Check out Saucy's latest blog entry for some really exciting hints and sneak peeks for Caribana 2011....http://www.trinidadcarnivaldiary.com/2011/04/myths-rumours-gossip-and-costume-sneak.html
And, if after reading, you're wondering who Saucy's talking about......here are some hints...... Saldenah, CNz, Revellers, a certain designer out of Beantown. You guys are smart, you'll figure it out.
Looking forward to all being revealed over the next few weeks. First up, a visit to Oz.....

More Big Band Launches this Weekend

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Ice Cream Summerfest.....two scoops of Machel please

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Look what I found last night.......calling all Machel fans!!!!
FB event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=211443135541609

Zoelah performing live at Callaoo Band Launch

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Band Alert: JouvAngels for Montreal Carifiesta

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Carivibe 2011....Celebrating Caribbean Culture in the Nation's Capital

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CARIVIBE 2011 (OTTAWA) The wait is over...CARIVIBE 2011.. which band are you jumping with? + All the information you need.. HOT 89.9
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CARIVIBE 2011
Celebrating Caribbean Culture In The Nation’s Capital

PARADE & BEACH FESTIVAL

SATURDAY JUNE 18TH
ORLEANS, ONTARIO (OTTAWA)

REMEMBER…CARIVIBE TAKES PLACE RAIN OR SHINE!!!!!

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WARNING…BAND REGISTRATION SPACES FOR THE CARIVIBE 2011 STREET PARADE ARE GOING FAST!!!!!!

Plans are being made, reservations are being booked and costume creations are in full swing, so make sure you register now before it’s too late!

If you wish to play mas, please contact the band leader of your choice below.
Remember, the Carivibe Street Parade is for everyone of ALL AGES, so be sure to involve your KIDS!!!!

More bands will be announced shortly!!!!!!!

CARIVIBE 2011 MAS BANDS

Jam Productions & Carivibe present...
KALEIDASCOPE
Music by DR. JAY, SUNSHINE INTL…

Featured Section - Carnival Diaries' Legends of the Orient

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Carnival Diaries ( http://www.CarnivalDiaries.com/ ) presents: "LEGENDS of the ORIENT"

in the 2011 presentation of Dexter Seusahai's Tribal Knights theme:
LEGENDS.

Troy S. Logan aka Mr. Caribana and Company is providing mas players in our section:

"LEGENDS of the ORIENT"

AN ALL-INCLUSIVE PREMIUM MAS SECTION
o Food
o Drinks
o Custom Party Cups
o Exclusive Food & Drink Truck
o Award Winning International DJ Line Up
o Mobile Porta Potty
o Mix CDs
o DVD of the Carnival action on Caribana Day
o Photograher & Videographer
o Security

* Base Line Female Costume Includes - $130:
o Head Piece
o Bra, Corset, or Tankini
o Waistband
o Armbands
o Legbands
o Standard (walking stick) -- Parasols (umbrella)

** Front Line Female Costume Includes $170:
o Backpack
o Head Piece
o Bra, Corset, or Tankini
o Waistband
o Armbands
o Legbands
o Standard (walking stick)/Fan

** Section Lead Female Costume Includes $200:
o Backpack
o Head Piece
o Bra, Corset, or Tankini
o Waistband
o Armbands
o Legbands
o Standard (walk…

TRIBAL KNIGHTS CARNIVAL ARTS WANTS YOUR HELP!

TRIBAL KNIGHTS CARNIVAL ARTS
WANTS YOUR HELP!
http://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-jobs-general-labour-Crafters-and-Seamstress-needed-W0QQAdIdZ276535334If you like Arts & Crafts, and know your way around a sewing machine, and have experience, please contact Dexter Seusahai at 416-396-3780 or 647-886-1867.

Pay rate: inquire within
Tribal Knights is one of Toronto's Class A Mas Bands specializing in costume production for use in community-based festivals.

Tribal Knights ~ The Spirit of Carnivalwww.tribalknights.com

Mas Players International 2011 Caribana Band Launch

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Renaissance Mas Productions 2011 Caribana Band Launch

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Barbados Ambassadors Of Canada 2011 Caribana Band Launch

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The New Callaloo Mas Band, Stronger and Hotter Than Ever !

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Toronto Lime -
The New Callaloo Mas Band, Stronger and Hotter Than Ever!Get ready Toronto, Callaloo Mas is back and stronger than ever! With a new look and fresh concept, the New Callaloo Mas Band will be sizzling. Knowing when to step back and revitalize your vision has always been key to Mas longevity. Welcoming many new bright and creative minds to the Mas band, the Callaloo family has redefined their brand and sculpted a mas inspired vision.
As, TheNew Callaloo Mas Band, friends and supporters can expect a fulfilled experience of Carnival Life - A fusion of Caribbean culture, trendsetting, and excitement! Together, partners and brothers Marlon and Jason Singh form the creative-minds behind the New Callaloo Mas Band. Amped to exceed masquerader expectations, the New Callaloo Mas Band, is well on their way to delivering the most sought after entertainers to the road.
As co-owner of SocaBookings.net, as well as the bookings manager for an A-list roaster of internationally renown artists…

ONLINE Registration is open......

Hi readers,
No band launches this long weekend but ONLINE registration is open for both Tribal Knights and Blues Carnival Fusion.
Check out the websites for more info:
Tribal Knights - http://www.tribalknights.com
Blues Carnival Fusion - http://www.bluescarnivalfusion.com

A Blessed Easter Long Weekend to you all!!!

Barbados Ambassadors Of Canada On The Road, Caribana 2011

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Toronto Lime -
Barbados Ambassadors Of Canada On The Road, Caribana 2011… The Lakeshore welcomes, Spirits Of The Caribbean !

Toronto, Canada - Wednesday April 20, 2011 -:Barbados Ambassadors of Canada (BAC), a budding non-profit organization, fostering cultural ties amongst the Caribbean Diaspora living in Canada, has set its sights on, Toronto’s Caribana Festival. From defenders of Caribbean heritage to Mas connoisseurs, BAC announced just weeks ago plans to unite the Caribbean community through Mas. Taking on both, ‘Kiddies Carnival’ and the ‘Lakeshore’ BAC prepares to launch their portrayal, Spirits Of The Caribbean.
Spotlighting the pulsating history of islands such as Barbados, Jamaica, St. Vincent, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago –Spirits Of The Caribbean’ brings to light, the many Caribbean people united through the Spirit of Carnival around the world.Drawing inspiration from famed mythical characters - Barbados – Steel Donkey,Jamaican - Golden Table, St. Vincent– Garifuna, Guyan…

Fantazia International 2011 Band Launch - New Date

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Hamilton Mardi Gras Talent Search

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2011 Point Fortin Borough Celebrations

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Hi readers,
Its Borough time in my hometown of Point Fortin once again. If you've ever been interested in visiting Trinidad outside of the usual Carnival or Christmas season, then Borough time is a perfect reason to do so. Take a trip to the beautiful southland and see what more Trinidad has to offer. Please visit www.pointalive.com for plenty more info!!!

2011 RETURN FETE RECAP

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Band Launch Pictures

Hi Readers,
Please check out karabana.blogspot.com for pics from TruDynasty and Blues Carnival Fusion's band launches. Great work Karabana and Trini-in-Toronto!!!
For pics from Black Sage Carnival's band launch check out Toronto-Lime http://www.toronto-lime.com/photos/index.php?id=3
Enjoy!!!

Media Alert - TruDynasty Bandlaunch

Media AlertTruDYNASTY Carnival Band LaunchTheme: The Roaring 20’sWhat: Caribana Costume Launch When: Saturday, April 16, 2011PreShow Interviews and Pictures: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PMShow Time: 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM Doors Open at 8:00 PMWhere: York University, 4700 Keele Street, at the Underground in the Student CentreYou’ll not want to miss TruDYNASTY’s 2011 band launch. If their 2010 costumes blew you away, get prepared for 2011! The theme, The Roaring 20’s, leaves the door open to spectacular designs. TruDYNASTY will host 9 sections representing the 1920 era: Josephine Baker, CoCo Chanel, Bonnie & Clyde, Flapper Girls, Match Girls, Gangsterz, Show Girls, All That Jazz and Speak Easy.‘This theme has tremendous creative potential. The Roaring 20’s is noted for its social, artistic, cultural dynamism and a break with traditions. We wanted to do a theme that hasn’t been done before and highlight an era that was exciting and revolutionary both in fashion and politics,’ said bandleaders…

Band Launch Bonanza of a Weekend!!

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Hi readers,
There are 3 big band launches this weekend!!! (Please remember the Fantazia Bandlaunch has been postponed and will be rescheduled to a new date).
Looking forward to seeing costumes from all the presentations......Good luck to all the bands!



Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club 2011 Caribana Band Launch

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Tribal Knights - News & Updates

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April 10, 2011First and foremost, the entire TRIBAL KNIGHTS™ team wants to say "Thank You" for attending our 2011 presentation of LEGENDS on April 2, 2011 and we look forward to bringing you an exciting Carnival season. Special thanks goes out to all the models, volunteers, make-up artists, DJs, MC's, administrative team, media and the staff at The Grand Luxe Event Boutique for a splendid event. Now, we know you have been eagerly awaiting information about our website, photos and registration. Well, you can count on TRIBAL KNIGHTS™ to give you all the details to make your experience with us one that you will want to have over and over again. Our website is currently being updated to reflect our 2011 collection and membership packages, and our official TRIBAL KNIGHTS™ LEGENDS costume photos will be posted this week. There are a number of outlets that have posted photos and video from our Band Launch, and several of them are linked to our NEW Facebook Page --www.faceb…