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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25 Day Mark – Trinidad Carnival 2017 Countdown

Carnival is coming. The greatest show on earth where we revel in pure bliss for two whole weeks. It’s time to get those bellies flatter, those teeth whiter and that ass fatter. Tings about to get real, REAL soon, like 25 days soon. Today, February 1, kicks off our 15 day carnival body challenge. Most […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Xaymaca International launches for Jamaica Carnival 2017

Pronounced Zah-My-Kah, Xaymaca Carnival promises to bring us something new and something different that encapsulates the beauty of Jamaica. Naturally, because my favorite designer, Sandra Hordatt, endorsed and designed for Xaymaca,  I had HIGH expectations. I have played mas with LehWeGoandSleek as well and have become used to the luxurious and quality frontline experience that they […]

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Band Launch: Hysteria Mas launches for Dominica Carnival 2017

The highly anticipated Hysteria Mas band launched their Dominica Carnival 2017 presentation on thanksgiving night, More Musique, reminding us of our love for mas. The four sections, Soca, Kaiso, Cadence and Bouyon, are the sounds of the island. Registration opened at 10AM today online and at the Mas Camp at 21 Hanover. Go check them out […]

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Trinidad Carnival Checklist, Timeline and Budget 2017

You’ve been following us for awhile (if not, click that follow button) so you already know the Global Carnivalist Team is on top of their 2017 Trini Carnival planning. But for those of you who like to procrastinate, it’s not too late. Hopefully you can find somewhere to sleep, that’s usually the biggest issue. If […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Yuma Vibe Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

Yuma Vibe launched “Origins”, their 2017 Trinidad Carnival presentation last night. Some of the best male costumes for Trinidad Carnival were showcased. Inti is hands down my favorite section by Keisha Als. Great job by the designer. Registration details will be up soon. Which section do you love the most?     Yours in Mas

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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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BAND LAUNCH: Fantasy Carnival Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

Fantasy Carnival wowed us with an arabic theme, 1001 Fantasies last night in Trinidad. We certainly see the  influence, bling and use of color in every section.Shawn Dhanraj’s designs were by far the most outstanding and beautiful of all the sections. What were your thoughts of Fantasy Carnival’s 2017 Trinidad Carnival presentation? Registration details will […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Bliss Carnival Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

You can expect quality costumes from Tribe’s brain child, Bliss Carnival. Partnered with some of the same designers, Bliss offers a slightly different carnival experience than Tribe but same top notch quality. Their theme this year was exceptional and executed so well. I cannot wait to see these on the road. Registration details will be […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Tribe Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

Tribe is by far the most popular band for Trinidad Carnival. This band is seen as a trendsetter for their exceptional customer service, sexy sleek costume designs and the vibe on the road. 2017 band launch season has been no different, as we all waited patiently for the most highly anticipated band launch to set […]

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