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‘Fever’ Mas With a Difference “MDW” – Notting Hill 2014

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With 39 days until carnival Monday, the excitement is absolutely buzzing in the Mas With a Difference camp and we can’t wait to hit the road. If you can make it to London for Notting Hill Carnival 2013 send us a text, email or call to register with MWD.

Website: http://www.mwdcarnival.com
Phone: +44 7984 175483
Email: info@mwdcarnival.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mwdcarnival
Twitter: @MWDcarnival

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Tribe 10 Carnival 2014 Teaser

I hope you all have your tickets! See you in the Savannah!!!

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Fantasy Carnival 2014 Secrets of the Deep Teaser

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On July 27th Fantasy Carnival will be launching their third presentation, Secrets of the Deep.

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Bliss “TRIButE” 2014 Teaser Video

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Tickets for the Bliss section of the Tribe/Bliss 2014 Band Launch are SOLD OUT!!! As the excitement mounts for Saturday, Bliss released a teaser video of sneak peaks!

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Tribe 2014 Band Launch

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For all you last minute Lucy’s who did not jump on this the minute it landed in your email.

TRIBE 2014 Band Launch
Saturday 20th July | Tribal Reservation
(Queen’s Park Savannah)
Drinks Inclusive!! (Rum, Beer, Vodka)

Tickets on sale NOW to 2013 Masqueraders ONLY
TRIBE & BLISS 2013 Masqueraders – $280 (Until Thurs 11th July | Subject to availability)
Non-Masqueraders – Special Ltd. Adv. $320 almost SOLD OUT!
Ltd. Adv. $350 thereafter

Tickets available at TRIBE Mas Camp and Committee Members
20 Rosalino Street, Woodbrook
Mon-Fri 12pm-6pm

Committee Members
Aaron Fingal 736-7676 | Arvinder Rampersad 729-8765 | Brendon Clement 687-6871 | Bruce Shepherd 788-1263 | Cher Singh 787-1795 | Cherrise Alexander 756-6865 | Chike Philip 460-2965 | Chris Carim 744-7970 | Crystal Lee Kim 744-2331 | Dominique De Verteuil 799-6213 | Elysee Gilbert 299-9636 | Gabby Gonsalves 739-2968 | Greer Iton 465-6618 | Hannah Samuel 745-3795 | Jamie Aqui 753-5154 | Jardena Harding 620-8548 | Jeremy Tai Chew 330-7922 | Jessica Mohammed 796-9108 | Jehan Singh 760-0820 | Joel Lynch 678-6172 | Joshua Brown 473-7426 | Kandace Price 689-6087 | Kearlene Crosby 758-5022 | Kerrie Kim Kirton 488-2386 | Kevin Homer 687-0501 | Kimberly Ella Tang 685-0363 | Kristi-Anne Chin 682-8835 | Marcus Rowley 328-1616 | Marvin Carmino 770-8315 | Natalia Garcia 465-4097 | Nathan Dookie 482-5158 | Narissa Field 756-6628 | Nicholas Patrick 781-7781 | Nicholas Gill 687-7099 | Rachel Wharton 713-9590 | Rebecca Elias 313-2006 | Ricarda Thompson 792-2002 | Rian Ramrattan 714-4309 | Ryan Henrique 744-2257 | Shane Baird 727-4263 | Shannon Billioun 785-3768 | Sharise Rhyner 729-3051 | Sherayne Welch 722-3389 | Sommer-Jo Olliviere 384-8444 | Steven Luk Pat 680-6957 | Toni-Marie Chin 739-8641 | Zikomo Townsend 347-4064

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Carifiesta Montreal 2013

This weekend is Carifiesta in Montreal. Don’t miss out on the Jouvert, Parade and After Party. Take pictures!!! Have a time!

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Montreal Carnival 2013

Montreal SocaRama 2013

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Degree in Carnival Studies at UWI St. Augustine

I’ve been meaning to blog about this for the longest while, but with the deadline for registration approaching I have to do it now!

UWI Carnival Studies Unit

The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus offers a degree in Carnival Studies according to their facebook page:

The Carnival Studies Unit is an academic unit within the Department of Creative and Festival Arts , The University of the West Indies, St Augustine through which B.A. degree in Carnival Studies and a minor in Culutral Studies are taught. The Carnival Studies Unit engages both the historical exploration of the Carnival phenomenon and its impact on Caribbean identity as well as the entrepreneurial …and institutional expansion of the Creative industries within the region. The Carnival Studies degree, at present focuses on three main areas 1) creative Enterprise management and entrepreneurship 2) Cultural Studies 3) Mas Design and Carnival research. The degree currently exposes students to a dynamic package of courses that prepares them for engagement in the Carnival and Creative industry as leaders in innovation, cultural research and festival management.

The following courses of study are also listed:
i. BA in Carnival Studies
ii. minor in Cultural Studies
iii. Creative Source an outreach artist employment agency(non-profit)
iv. Kaiso Dialogues
v. Carnival Studies Unit Carnival Studies Colloquium
vi. Yogah (pronounced yo-hah) Carnival Fete

I have to say that I think this is such an amazing opportunity for young Carnival lovers to do something fun and productive, become entrepreneurs and contribute in a very meaningful way to the culture of the nation.

Deadline Date – May 31, 2013.
APPLY NOW! http://sta.uwi.edu/ads

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Karneval der Kulturen (Carnival of Cultures) in Berlin, Germany

It’s almost summer and the world is in Carnival mode. In Berlin, Germany from today the 17th – 20th of May 2013 it is Carnival Weekend. In its 18th year, Karneval der Kulturen which means Carnival of Cultures hosts a large street parade with parties, music, food, drinks and activities for both the young and the old. The city of Berlin estimates about 1.4 million guests from around the world to come and experience their huge summer festival. One event contains four stages of music from various world regions with performers and DJs, while culinary delights and handmade arts and crafts are offered in the approximately 400 stands. Whitsunday, is the final day of the event which celebrates Berlin’s cultural diversity with traditional costumes and ritual dances.

Check out this video for a peek of what to expect:

For details on events check here:

Also looks like Trinidad has made it’s way as always into the foray!
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2013 International Soca Monarch Finalists!

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The International Soca Monarch Semi-Finals were held last night at the Arima Veledrome sans Bunji Garlin and Fayann Lyons-Alvarez. There were however many other talents in attendance. See photos from last night here
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Below is a list of the Finalists for this year’s Soca Monarch:
2013 International Soca Monarch Finalists

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2013 International Soca Monarch – Semi Finals Text Codes

Do you have a favorite Groovy or Power Soca song for 2013? Now is your chance to weigh in! Text codes are below for the Semi-finals!!!

Text GROV to 4768 for Groovy Soca Monarch

Text SOCA to 7622 for Power Soca Monarch

Groovy Soca Monarch texts 2013

Soca Monarch texts 2013

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