Thursday, July 30, 2015

2015 Pan Alive



TICKET OUTLETS:
FMC 19 WATERMAN AVE., SUITE 200, TORONTO 416-391-5608

CUT CREATOR 31 TAPSCOTT RD., SUITE B7, SCARBOROUGH 416-754-2030

A DIFFERENT BOOKLIST 764 BATHURST STREET TORONTO 414-538-0889

CHARLIE’S WEST INDIAN FOOD MART 3067 HURONTARIO STREET MISSISSAUGA 905-896-3663

CHARLEY'S WEST INDIAN FOODS 1154 MORNINGSIDE AVE SCARBOROUGH 416-283-1441

CHARLOO'S WEST INDIAN FOODS 1646 VICTORIAPARK AVE SCARBOROUGH 416-759-76890

M & A DISCOUNT STORE SHEPPARD & MORNINGSIDE 416-208-9474

PAPA JOE'S BAKERY 283 MORNINGSIDE AVE 416-208-6037

PLAY DE RECORD 357 YOUNGE STREET TORONTO 416-586-0380

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE FMC OFFICE AND AT VARIOUS OUTLETS ACROSS THE GTA

TICKETS
$25 ADVANCE
$30 GATE

Thursday, July 23, 2015

2015 Toronto Junior Carnival Results

JUNIOR BAND OF THE YEAR: 
1. Toronto Revellers - "The Games" (733 points)
2. Carnival Nationz - "On Broadway" (726 points)
3. Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club - "The Chronicles of Machel Montano" (715 points)

JUNIOR QUEEN OF THE BANDS: 

1. Reeyana Singh portraying "Into the World of the Lion King" from the band Carnival Nationz; Theme: "On Broadway" - 753 points
2. Faith Hermelijn portraying "Beti Inna Zone" from the band Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club; Theme: "The Chronicles of Machel Montano" - 736 points
3. Rebecca Pooran portraying "Splendour of the Caribbean Sea" from the band Fantazia International; Theme: "Caribbean Tales" - 730 points

JUNIOR KING OF THE BANDS: 

1. Fabian Lee portraying "Heavenly Drums" from the band  Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club; Theme: "The Chronicles of Machel Montano" - 735 points
2. Evan Murphy portraying "Harmony of Sailing" from the band Toronto Revellers; Theme: 
"The Games" - 706 points
3. Aaron DeGraff portraying "Pride of Dominica" from the band Fantazia International; Theme: "Caribbean Tales" - 653 points

JUNIOR FEMALE INDIVIDUAL OF THE BANDS: 

1. Kia Castle portraying "Cinderella...Going to the Ball" from the band Carnival Nationz, Theme: "On Broadway" - 733 points
2. Gabriela Sealy portraying "Blades of Fire" from the band Toronto Revellers; Theme: "The Games"- 705 points
3. Elise Roopchan portraying "For the Love of Music" from the band Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club; Theme: "The Chronicles of Machel Montano" - 696 points

JUNIOR MALE INDIVIDUAL OF THE BANDS: 

1. Joshua Martinez portraying "The Coconut Vendor" from the band Fantazia International 
Theme: "Caribbean Tales" - 592 points
2. Amari Bowen-Otchere portraying "Avata" from the band Tribal Carnival; Theme: 
"Animation: Fantasies of Toronto Carnival" - 520 points
3. Maven Lee portraying "Happiest Alien Alive" from the band Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club; Theme: "The Chronicles of Machel Montano" - 513 points

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Carnival Kicks Pop-Up Store - July 30-31 @ Saldenah Mas Camp


Hi Readers, don't forget to take advantage of the Carnival Kicks Pop-Up store at Saldenah Mas Camp - July 30-31, 2015! 

Carnival Kicks is your one stop shop for all things carnival...especially if your are looking for boots to match your costume!

Simply place your order online at
and select "Caribana Customer Pick-Up" and they will have your order ready and waiting for you!

Happy Shopping!

YOUNG World Faces of Pan Am - Photo Exhibit


YOUNG World Faces of Pan Am – a world premiere photo exhibit which showcases the diversity of the 41 participating Pan American countries -

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Monday, July 6, 2015

It all starts tomorrow - The Official Launch of Toronto Carnival at David Pecault Square

The Official Launch of the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Kicks Off at David Pecault Square

100 Masqueraders, Soca and Calypso Music, Caribbean Food and More

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 02, 2015) - The media are invited to join Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Michael Coteau, Mayor John Tory, Scotiabank VP of the Toronto East District Christine Williams, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders, Ontario Science Centre CEO Maurice Bitran, Festival CEO Denise Herrera-Jackson and CAO Chris Alexander, members of the Canadian Caribbean community to kick off the 48th annual Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7 at David Pecault Square.

What:
The NOON HOUR launch showcases the many events that will entertain and energize Toronto leading up to the Grand Parade on Saturday, August 1. Hosted by CTV Toronto's Colin D'Mello and CP24's Pooja Handa, the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2015 launch will be followed by a colourful parade of over 100 Mas players, Salmon Cupid and the All-Stars (steel pan), calypso singers and Caribbean dancers. Caribbean food vendors will be on-site with free entertainment to follow.

When:
National anthem at 11:55 a.m. sharp. Speeches from 11:59 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Caribbean entertainment until 2 p.m. Entertainment resumes at 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:
David Pecault Square, Metro City Hall at 215 King St. West.
All media are welcome to cover the event. www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com. The public is encouraged to attend this FREE event.

CONTACT INFORMATION
For media enquiries:

Stephen Weir
Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Publicist
Phone: 416-489-5868
Cell: 416-801-3101
Email: Stephen@stephenweir.com

Craigg Slowly
Festival Publicist
Email: craigg.slowly@gmail.com

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