Yuma: The Origins – From Whence we Came – Trinidad Carnival 2017

I love Band Launches. There is always such an air of anticipation! Everyone is milling around drinking and eating and chatting, rarely ever breaking into full fete mode as they await the presentation. The stage always looks like its Fashion Week in NY, the lights are bright, and if you know where to look, you…

Anya Ayoung-Chee presents Cheyenne for Tribe 10

Trinidad’s own Anya Ayoung-Chee, Project Runway Season Nine Winner, former Miss Trinidad & Tobago, fashion designer, philantropist and all around sweeheart, presented her section Cheyenne for Carnival Tribe’s Tenth year anniversary presentation of Tribe 10. Designed by Anya Ayoung-Chee Full costume details & options coming soon! Photography by Laura Ferreira Also, please keep your eyes…

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!

Spice Carnival Band off the road for 2014

Dear Spicequeraders, It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that after months of careful consideration, we have decided that we will not be bringing out a presentation for Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014. The Spice Management Team, as part of both our professional and personal growth and development, have embarked on some…

Pound the Alarm – Nicki Minaj Official Video

I just watched the much anticipated Nicki Minaj video release of “Pound the Alarm”. From the very first second I was transported to as Kees so perfectly calls it “the only place I love”. Trinidad is represented in the beautiful place I always think of it as, with clips of all familiar places and the…

Yuma – Imagine…

Nothin’ but a teaser! This morning the tiniest little costume image was circulating, I tried to see it on bbm to no avail. This afternoon this was video was released, so maybe now you have more to imagine? If you pause at 15 seconds and stare you can get a pretty good view of a…

Butterfiles, Beasts and Bacchanal – Tribe Carnival 2013

Let me start this by saying this is my favorite Tribe presentation to date. Ole time something being my second favorite. The reason is simple, all together on the stage, it looks like MAS! It is not out of the box, over the top creative, but it is colorful, pretty and to the point of…

Paparazzi Band Launch Review

The band formerly known as “Pulse 8” – “Paparazzi – Where the Red Carpet Meets the Road ” launched Sunday night at the Oval in Trinidad setting off the Trinidad Carnival 2013 costume band launch season! The area of the Oval sectioned off for the launch was smaller than I expected, but it was cozy…

Carnival Nationz Toronto Presents – Empires

EMPIRES – CARNIVAL NATIONZ BAND LAUNCH Venue:Sound Academy Tickets: Play-De-Record (Downtown) 416-586-0380Charlie’s (Mississauga) 905-896-3663Nicey’s (Brampton) 905-450-6045Drupati’s (Etobicoke) 416-745-4189Drupati’s (East) 416-289-9988Island Mix (Pickering) 905-831-1649 Information: Show time @ 12am SHARP. Expect the Carnival Nationz Grandeur!

Fantasy Carnival Costume Fast Track

This was in my email this morning. Just sharing! Hello Angels, Greetings from the Fantasy Carnival team! As we kick off the 2012 carnival season, we would like to wish all our masqueraders a prosperous and happy new year! Please note that we are offering the Fantasy Fast Track option, whereby, masqueraders who choose to…

MAS Jumbies – J’Ouvert 2012 Registration

All inclusive band 4 $350TT/$56US/$57CD Info & 2 register: Marsha @ 868-462-4402 (T&T) Mary & Annette @ 416-818-3788 (Cdn) Cliva @ 347-920-7307 (NY) Natasha @ 914-374-5336 (NY) TOG @ 832-881-7204 (Texas) Sultan @ 757-971-2188 (VA).