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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Carnival 101 — The What, The Why and The Get Ready

Photo Credit: Ruth Tesfai HISTORY What is Carnival ? Carnival is a festive season which occurs immediately before the Christian liturgical season of Lent;  [Some Carnivals like Crop Over, occur in the summer because of the Harvest season] Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, mask and public street party. […]

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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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