Costume Expectations vs. Reality

Carnivalists!  As we patiently stalk scan carnival sites for band launch images, we ooh and aah about how pretty the costumes are and think OMG (ALL THOSE FEATHERS) but in reality, band launches are the perfected versions of the costume you hope to chip in on the road. As carnival becomes more popular across the globe, the cost […]

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Caribana 2015: A Review of Carnival Nationz

Wooo!! Let me just say, this is my second time attending Caribana but this time was TRULY amazing! I used what I learned the previous time and used it to my advantage. Hopefully this review will help you too. REGISTRATION: Registration was VERY easy! Carnival Nationz launched, about two weeks later, their costumes were posted […]

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FETE LIST: Where to Fete (Party) for Caribana 2015

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. WEDNESDAY  3PM –  SCORCH Duck Work —  Purchase tickets here […]

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CARIBANA Costumes — Selling out Quickly!

Masqueraders! There are a few bands to play mas with in Toronto’s notorious Caribana.. but the most popular, Saldenah Mas and Carnival Nationz are selling out very quickly. Carnival Nationz opened for registration on May 6 so most of their sections are still available. It is imperative that you register as soon as possible. Need […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Caribana, Machel Montano Section for Saldenah Mas!

Carnival Lovers! Machel Montano has a busy summer ahead. Working with Anyaa Young-Chee, Machel is also spearheading EpicsMasBand in Los Angeles on June 27th. But that’s not what we’re talking about. We’re here to talk about Saldenah Mas‘ band launch on April 17th! Machel has his own section that keeps EpicMas’s core theme, where masqueraders can […]

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