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2018 CARNIVAL CALENDAR

Kiddies Carnival - Sun Aug 19,2018

King & Queen Show - Thurs Aug 23, 2018

FACE MASK Cruise - Fri Aug 24, 2018

Jouvert - Sat Aug 25, 2018

Carnival Parade - Sat Aug 25, 2018


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Cumm Cross Production (Barbados)

D Midas Int. Boston (Trinidad)

Dynasty Production (Trinidad)

D’ Horizons (Trinidad)

Funaddix Boston (tbd)

Imas International (Barbados)

Mudd Band (Trinidad)

Mas Players (Trinidad)

Mirage Mas (Barbados)

One Love (Jamaica)

Soca & Associates (Trinidad)

SocaHolics (Barbados)

Trinidad & Tobago Social Club (Trinidad)

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Steel Pan History Corner

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Resource: PanTrinbago | Steel Pan City with Vanessa WACK 90.1FM

Take A Listen: Massy Trinidad All Stars - Full Extreme

NEW All Stars won Panorama in 2017 leading second place winner Desperadoes by 3 point. The band was known as “Hell Yard”, which was eventually called “Cross of Lorraine” and eventually renamed  “Trinidad All Stars”. The band was founded in 1946 by Prince Baton and Neville Jules. Band’s Stats - In 1959 All Stars introduced the Bomb tune for Jouvert Minuet in G - Classical music meet the steel band…

Source: Steel Pan History and Evolution // page 283

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Boston's Trinidad style Carnival: Founded in 1973 by Ken Bonaparte Mitchell 1942-2008

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Marketing : Your product or service, whether personal or corporate will be seen or used by an audience not reached by the typical promotional programs. Our Band Launching is unique and attracts an estimated 500 people at each launch, Kiddies Carnival has over 2500 families in attendance, the King & Queen Show several thousands, Jouvert and the parade combined has an estimated 500,000 visitors and our annual Boston Carnival Village magazine is distributed to over 5000 individuals.

History & Audience Profile

Boston’s Caribbean American community celebrated its first Trinidad Style Carnival in 1973. It was founded by Ken Bonaparte Mitchell (1942 -2008). In the 42 years of its existence, it has grown from a couple of bands and limited support to over several dozen bands and attracts an estimated 300,000 visitors each year.





They arrive from cities across North America, and the Caribbean. Several Caribbean countries are represented in the parade such as Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua, Dominica, Haiti and Trinidad & Tobago. Several African countries and American High School parade bands have participated.

Web site ~ Average over 24,000 pages viewed per month

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Jouvert Cruise Sponsor: $250.00 (Call for details 617.512.7803)

J’ouvert or Jouvay is at the heart of Trinidad carnival, and is also celebrated in other Eastern Caribbean islands. The name J’ouvert originates from the French jour ouvert, meaning day break or morning, and signals the start of the bacchanalia that is Carnival.

Source: ItzCaribbean