Miami Carnival 2018 & The Revel National Experience

Whew!! So most of us just got back home from a long weekend of wining in the sun and Johnnie Walker black. And now that we’re back to reality, it’s time to recap the experience and talk about what worked, (or what didn’t) in some of your cases. THE FETES I landed on Friday morning, […]

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New York City x Labor Day Weekend Recap 2018

Just last week Monday, we were getting in our section on the parkway in Brooklyn and now it’s over. sigh.. I am sad typing this because Labor Day Weekend in NYC typically means summer is coming to a close and I cannot imagine having to wear a coat and uggs anytime soon. Aside from my soon […]

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Reviews: Notting Hill Carnival 2018

Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event that has taken place in London since 1966 on the streets of Notting Hill, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the City of Westminster, each August over two days. This carnival averages 2 million attendees, which of course causes logistical issues, crowd control challenges, violence […]

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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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St. Lucia Carnival 2018: A Review of Legends Carnival

Hello Carnivalists, I am still reveling in my mind and basking in my carnival experience in St.Lucia. St.Lucia carnival took place on July 16 and 17 and exceeded my expectations in terms of vibes and delivery. My crew and I awaited band launch earlier in the year and decided to play mas with Legends Carnival. […]

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Review: Hookie Carnival Weekend 2018

If you’ve been scrolling through Instagram, I am quite certain you have seen video clips from Hookie’s Carnival weekend. The staple Hookie Carnival Weekend took place, June 21 -24, and what a weekend it was. Last year was my first time attending Hookie Weekend and I had an amazing time so of course I returned. I love event […]

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New York City x Memorial Weekend 2018 Recap

If you live in the United States, Memorial Weekend kicks off the summer season. MDW is seen as your official stamp of approval on wearing white, hot shorts and feting every weekend. NYC is known for having the hottest Caribbean events stateside; so let’s talk about that. I wanted to try all new events this […]

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Jamaica Carnival 2018: A Review of Xaymaca International

My throat is sore from singing soca lyrics in front of truck speakers, my right heel is sore from wearing heels for hours, but guess who wouldn’t change it ? of course me. Jamaica Carnival 2018 was heavily promoted, if you are an avid reader of globalcarnivalist.com, I mentioned in 2015 that this carnival would bloom […]

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Review: Trinidad Carnival x Lost Tribe 2018

Lost Tribe Carnival first debuted in 2016 as a band that wanted to expound on what was missing from the Trinidad Carnival scene. Lost Tribe prides itself on delivering more drama and story telling on the road and intended to bridge the gap between what we know as traditional mas and “bikini mas”. 2018 Theme: […]

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