Jamaica Carnival 2018: A Review of Fetes & Xaymaca International

My throat is sore from singing soca lyrics infront 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 and […]

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FETE LIST: Where to Party for Jamaica Carnival 2018

March 31 – April 9, 2018 It’s that time! Jamaica Carnival 2018 Fete List and Carnival Schedule! The highly anticipated Jamaica Carnival fete list is FINALLY here. The interest to attend Jamaica Carnival 2018 has been the highest I’ve seen.  Fete organizers have begun releasing tickets and we’ve prepared a full list for you of all the best […]

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Band Launch: Xaymaca International Launches for Jamaica Carnival 2018.

Global Carnivalist’s Band of The Year for Jamaica Carnival 2017, Xaymaca International, launched their LUXE 2018 collection this weekend. LUXE IT IS! Do you see all this bling? Every single section has blingy details that will sparkle through the streets of Kingston come April 2018. Thirteen sections filled with several body wear options, with notable […]

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Planning for Jamaica Carnival 2018

In 2015, when Jamaica Carnival had only one band, I called it. There were several reasons why any carnival chaser/virgin should attend Jamaica Carnival but now it is certainly a staple. I even know some folks who skip the mecca carnival, Trinidad Carnival, all together and venture to Jamaica. Jamaica is not only affordable, the […]

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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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Jamaica Carnival 2017: A Review of Xaymaca International

The highly anticipated and coveted Xaymaca International, came and conquered on April 23, during Jamaica Carnival 2017. Unlike years prior, Jamaica Carnival saw an influx of two new bands, Xaymaca being on one of them; carnival chasers had their hands filled with choosing the best band that would have brought them the most vibes while […]

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FETE LIST: Where to Party for Jamaica Carnival 2017

  April 15 – April 24, 2017 It’s that time! Jamaica Carnival 2017 Fete List and Carnival Schedule! Jamaica Carnival 2017 fete organizers have begun releasing tickets and we’ve prepared a full list for you of all the best fetes, their ticket prices and where you can purchase tickets, please click “purchase here” to access the ticket pages. If […]

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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: Bacchanal Jamaica launches for Jamaica Carnival 2017

January is band launch season for Jamaica Carnival. You should already be planning where you’re going to stay and your budget. Now it is time to coordinate those costumes. The big band Bacchanal Jamaica launched their presentation last night. Registration will be open soon and their website is currently being updated but rest assured prices will […]

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Planning for Jamaica Carnival 2017

Carnival Chasers and Carnival Virgins alike are planning carnival stops simultaneously for 2017. If you’re like us then you’ve already started planning where to stay, where to go and who to play mas with for Jamaica Carnival 2017. As we mentioned before, there are several reasons why you should attend Jamaica Carnival, affordability and fun are […]

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