Thursday, May 24, 2012

2012 Toronto Caribbean Carnival Media Launch


Tourism and Culture Minister to Assist With Festival’s 2012 Media Launch

Tuesday, May 29th 11am – 12 noon

New Year. New Programmes. New Sponsors. Same Name
May 22, 2012  (Toronto) – The media is invited to join Minister Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, at the official media launch for this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival.  The Minister will be joined at the podium with new corporate and media sponsors, and festival executives at the Royal Ontario Museum.
What: The Festival Management Committee, members of the Toronto Mas Band Association andThe Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes, will be releasing key information about this year’s Caribbean Carnival.
Why: There have been major venue changes and programme additions to this year’s three week carnival. As well, there are new corporate sponsors and a new Caribbean media sponsor supporting the Carnival this year.

Who: Spokespeople from key stakeholders including the Bank of Nova Scotia, the Festival Management Committee, new corporate sponsors and media partners. There will be mas players in costume and live music.

When: 11 am to 12.15 pm

Where: Royal Ontario Museum, BRONFMAN HALLEnter through the Atrium doors on University / Queens Park Circle close to the subway station stairs.  (Bloor Street entrance closed due to temporary construction)

For more information about the programmes and events, please visit the festival’s official website at

The Festival Office is NOW located at 19 Waterman Avenue, Toronto.
Contact info: Tel: 416-391-5608; Fax: 416-391-5693

Stephen Weir - Festival Publicist. 
Phone 416-489-5868; Cell: 416-801-3101 

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