Caribana 2018: A Review of Carnival Nationz by Wanna’s World

If you stopped by yesterday, you had a chance to read some Caribana 2018 feedback from masqueraders, good, bad and ugly. Wanna, of Wanna’s World, also had her own story to tell, to shed some light on the headache that was Caribana 2018. Here’s what I asked Wanna. COSTUME PICKUP Was costume pickup day organized?  […]

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Caribana 2018: Band Reviews

Caribana for awhile was known as one of the best carnivals in North America, but lately it seems as if the city of Toronto does not embrace Caribbean culture, though this parade and its associated events bring millions of dollars into the city. I did not attend but I had so many masqueraders submit their […]

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Fete List: Where To Party for Caribana 2018

CARIBANA TIME FRAME: July 28 – August 7, 2018 We all know parties are typically hit or miss, especially if you’re visiting from out of town and don’t know which ones will provide you with the best party experience. But have no fear, the Global Carnivalist is here to give you some best fete options. […]

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Planning For Caribana 2018

It seems as if 2018 is flying and with Jamaica Carnival which recently came and went,  the summer carnivals are the next up in regards to large carnivals.  Falling on August 4 this year, plan to visit Toronto from August 1 to August 7 for the most fun and best fetes. A long weekend trip (Thursday to […]

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The Carnival Beat: MUA Guide

Hello Beauties! July kicks off the carnival season, at least for Trinidad Carnival, where we get to do it all over again. As carnival becomes more popular, masqueraders all over, want to look their best on the road. From choosing the best fetes, fete outfits, getting in the gym and now, choosing the best Make-Up […]

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Caribana 2016: A Review of Carnival Nationz

I try my best not to repeat bands but this year, I could not avoid Carnival Nationz’ “Nest” Presentation. Costumes were GORGEOUS!! Prettier than any other band. I am obviously not the only one who thought so considering they won band of the year for the third year in a row. But enough rambling. Let’s […]

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FETE LIST: Where to Party for Caribana 2016

CARIBANA TIME FRAME: July 27 – August 1, 2016 We all know parties are typically hit or miss, especially if you’re visiting from out of town and don’t know which ones will provide you with the best party experience. But have no fear, the Global Carnivalist is here to give you some best fete options. […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Carnival Nationz Launches for Caribana 2016

Carnivalists! The time we were all waiting for FINALLY happened last night, April 30, when team Carnival Nationz finally put us out of our misery. We were concerned with the lack of “wow” factor all the other bands had this year for Caribana. Carnival Nationz WOWED us with their “Nest” theme. We love so many […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Saldenah Carnival launches for Caribana 2016

Team Saldenah, the 17 Band of the Year title holder, launched last night, April 22nd with their theme “Outta Africa”. Their band is one of the most anticipated and so we were more than happy that they put us out of our misery and showed us their 2016 presentation. Registration will be open soon and […]

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Planning for Caribana 2016

Happy Tuesday! It seems as if 2016 is flying or the short Trinidad carnival season is applicable to almost all other carnivals as well. With Jamaica Carnival well underway with sold out costumes and hotels, the summer carnivals are the next up in regards to large carnivals. Caribana is an all time favorite of the […]

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