The Antigua Carnival Experience 2019: Myst Carnival & Top Shelf Events

Myst Carnival 2019

Can you believe it? It was only a week ago I was jamming down Factory Road singing OOH Tanya at the highest octave possible, now I’m typing about my experience. In January, Top Shelf Events and I partnered to market, and push the Antiguan Carnival Experience. I’m happy I got to see with my own […]

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Caribana 2019: Band Reviews

August hosts so many carnivals each year and Toronto Carnival, formerly known as Caribana, is one of the popular carnivals occurring in the summer. While I personally did not attend, masqueraders submitted their feedback. *Caribana 2019 pictures are not pictures of the masqueraders and the stories enclosed*  Band: Dream Carnival  This was my first year […]

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Bahamas Carnival 2019: A Review of Bahamas Masqueraders

Before bands launched and a fete flyer could pop up on my Instagram Feed, I knew Bahamas Carnival 2019 was a go. I had previously seen a video of Bahamas Masqueraders on the road and also had the chance to interview them in 2018. That said, after partying and relaxing in St. Maarten for 5 days, […]

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Band Launch: Zulu International Launches for Crop Over 2018

Zulu International kicks off band launch season in Barbados for Crop Over 2018. Their theme is “Hidden in the Stars”, designed by notable designers like David Dewer, Kat Gittens, Janiece Springer and Natalie Fonrose. Which one do you like the most? Yours in Mas,

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Guide To Trinidad Carnival Bands

As we carnival lovers know, Trinidad Carnival is considered THE MECCA carnival of all carnivals. It is the most highly anticipated event on the island. On parade days, otherwise known as Carnival Monday and Tuesday, masqueraders adorn their bodies in costumes from several different “Mas Bands”. A Masquerader is often a participant of the parade. This […]

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Planning for Trinidad Carnival 2018

Trinidad Carnival is one of THE most attended carnivals in the world. Carnival chasers and virgins mark this as the highlight of their carnival bucket list and it also sets the tone for all other carnivals to follow. Plan to attend for at least a week, February 7 – 14, 2018 to have the most […]

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Band Launch: Erup The Band launches for Crop Over 2017

Three bands launched for Crop Over this weekend so bare with us :). Erup The Band launched their Crop Over 2017, “Beyond Borders” presentation in Barbados on May 6. What beautiful costumes! Influenced by the cities around the globe, Erup dazzles us with peacock like feathers, gems, printed fabrics and headpieces. You can pre-register now, […]

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Band Launch: Krave The Band launches for Crop Over 2017

Krave The Band launched their 2017 Crop Over presentation, “The Great Silk Road” last night in New York City. And great it is, every section is absolutely gorgeous with so much detail. How does one choose? I love the feathers, use of color and how unique these designs are. Registration is currently open.  Here is their […]

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Band Launch: Baje International Launches for Crop Over 2017

Time to get into Crop Over! Crop Over season starts shortly but we have 98 days until Kadooment and that means, fete lists to prepare, costumes to choose and band launches to showcase. Some bands (Xhosa, Kontact) have launched already. Baje International came to slay with their gorgeous colors and intricate unique designs. This band […]

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Trinidad Carnival 2017: A Review of Tribe Carnival

It is with a heavy heart that I write this review because I CANNOT BELIEVE carnival done. Remember how long we took to prepare? We booked our hotels, the 100 day countdown reach, we fight up for soca brainwash tickets and now look, carnival come and done. That said, carnival was euphoric. The music was […]

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