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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Guide to Trinidad Carnival Bands 2017

Hold on to your feathers! It’s band launch season. There are so many costume bands to choose from, ranging from price points, vibes and customer service. If it’s your first time attending Trinidad Carnival or you’re thinking about leaving the band you’ve been loyal to for a couple years, this article is for you. (Or […]

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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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Battle of the Monday Wear: Top 10 Carnival Monday Looks in Trinidad

Happy Wednesday World! It’s been two weeks since our Carnival high on the road and we here at Global Carnivalist would love reflect. Carnival Monday is by far our favorite day and we saw so many sexy and creative monday wear fits. Carnival Monday used to be known as the casual day masqueraders could wear […]

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Trinidad Carnival 2016: A Review of Yuma Vibe

REGISTRATION Yuma registration was fairly easy. Global Carnivalist,  the concierge service that I used had a special relationship with committee members of Yuma. It took about 2 weeks for me to be fully registered. Global Carnivalist handled the payment, and all other transactions with Yuma directly. COMMUNICATION The band adds you to their mailing list from the […]

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Miami Carnival 2015: A Review of Mascots International 

As a participant of Miami carnival since 2008, I have come to know what to expect when dealing with Miami. Carnival typically takes place inside of a venue, parking can be hectic if you get there too late and it’s crowded depending on the band you’re with. I played mas with Mascots International in 2014 […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Yuma Vibe Launches for for Trinidad Carnival 2016

First, let me start by saying that Carnival and band launch season are way too exciting for my soul! It’s 2:30AM and I am tuned in to Yuma Vibe’s band launch! Yes, I know it’s not that serious but I couldn’t risk it. With that said, Yuma Vibe blessed us with 14 GORGEOUS sections for […]

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COSTUMES: Fantasy Carnival for Trinidad 2016

Carnivalists, Fantasy Carnival launched last night (July 24) in Trinidad and let me just say, their costumes are gorgeous. Fantasy is a popular band in Trinidad known for their gems and overflowing feathers. They’re also not as difficult to register for, unlike some of the more exclusive bands.  What do you think? Would you play with […]

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