@CARNIVALSPOTLIGHT ARCHIVE

Inspired byour novel "Carnival Spotlight," we established our @CarnivalSpotlight blog on Instagramin 2016 to visually highlight Caribbean carnival culture, news, events, and organizations. In addition to our IG outlet, here's our archive of Caribbean-Carnival/Culture related articles, photos, videos, and communication activities that we've conducted over the years:


CARIBANA 1976

Toronto Parade Video courtesy of Earl W.L. Robinson (Video)

​Caribana 1976, Toronto's Caribbean Carnival (Article)


CARNIVAL 2007

Machel Montano Live at Toronto Harbourfront ("One More Time" Video, "Jumbie" Video)


CARNIVAL 2010

​Toronto Revelllers Caribbean Carnival Band Launch (Article)


CARNIVAL 2011

Barrie Caribfest with the Toronto Revellers (Photo and Videos)

​Toronto Revellers Christmas Fete & Coat Drive (Photos)

Official Launch of Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival with Toronto Revellers (Photos and Video)

Toronto Revellers Mas Camp Opening (Photos and Video)

​Junior Toronto Revellers Band Launch (Video)

Toronto Revellers Band Launch (Photos and Video)

Section Leader: Toronto Revellers Photo Shoot (Photos and Video)

​Section Leader: Toronto Revellers Carnival Day (Photosand Video)

Section Leader: Toronto Revellers Junior Carnival Day (Photos)

Toronto Carnival with Toronto Revellers (Video and Article)

Machel Montano at Wild Water Kingdom, Toronto (Video)

​Miami Carnival Road March (Video One, Video Two, Video Three, Video Four, Video Five)

Miami Carnival "Shine" Event (Video)


CARNIVAL 2012

York University's "York Fete" (Photos and Video)

A Day with Toronto Raptors Super Fan Nav Bhatia (Photos and Video)

Toronto Revellers Visit Mark & Jem at G987.7fm (Photos and Video)

Celebrating Toronto Revellers' "Bollywood" at the Beauty in You Hair & Makeup Expo (Photosand Video)

End of the NBA Season...Beginning of the Toronto Carnival Season (Photosand Video)

Toronto Revellers Band Launch Behind the Scenes (Photosand Video)

Thursday Night Toronto Revellers Mas Camp Lime with Keishia Facey (Photosand Video)

Toronto Revellers Kids Culture Day (Video Part One, Video Part Two, Video Part Three)

Meet the Toronto Revellers (Video Part One, Video Part Two, Video Part Three)

Toronto Revellers Junior Carnival Band Launch & Rehearsal (Photos)

​Junior Toronto Revellers - 2012 Junior Band of the Year (Photos)

Toronto Revellers Costume Photoshoot behind the scenes (Photosand Video)

"Lights, Camera, Action!" Toronto Revellers at the King & Queen Show (Photos and Video)


CARNIVAL 2013

Bunji Garlin and Fay-Ann Lyons at Irie Music Festival, Toronto (Video)

Toronto Revellers on the Road Carnival Day (Video)


CARNIVAL 2014

Toronto Revellers on Stage with Machel Montano (Photosand Video)

Machel Montano Live at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto (Video and Article)

"Toon Time" Toronto Revellers Junior Band Launch (Photos and Video)

Junior Toronto Revellers Las Lap (Photos)

Toronto Revellers Jamaal Magloire Birthday Celebration, RSVP (Video)

Toronto Revellers TV: Children's Programming (Video)

Toronto Revellers TV: Behind the Scenes at the Warriors Band Launch (Video)

Kya Publishing Kiddie Carnival Section at the Toronto Junior Carnival (Photos and Video)


CARNIVAL 2015

​Toronto Revellers Mas Camp / Del Monte Family Sundays (Photos)

Toronto Revellers Junior Band Launch (Video)

Toronto Revellers, Before the Band Launch (Video)

Kris "KI" Persad Live at the Toronto Revellers Mas Camp (Videos)

Toronto Revellers Caribbean Carnival Costumes (Videos)

​Toronto Revellers on Stage with Kes the Band at the "Summer of Soca" Festival (Photos)


CARNIVAL 2016


CARNIVAL 2017

Documenting the Toronto Caribbean Carnival Experience (Article)

Experiencing Jamaica Carnival 2017 (Article)

Jamaica Carnival Raw Footage (Video)

​Thank You, Byron Lee (Article)


CARNIVAL 2018

Six Soca Songs That Made Summer 2018 Sweet (Article)

Toronto Carnival, Caribbean Cultural Leadership & Community Accountability (Article)

Support Toronto Caribbean Carnival Year-Round (Article)

What Makes Toronto Caribbean Carnival So Special (Article)

​"Rum for Breakfast" Bacchanal Jamaica Fete (Article

Another Spectacular Road March for Bacchanal Jamaica at Carnival 2018 (Article)

Carnival Makeup Artist: Besos (Article)

​Kerra Denel's Caribbean Women's Power Lunch, Support & Encouraging Women in Business (Article)

Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: Atlantic Mas (Article)

Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: D'New Regulars (Article)
Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: Costume Creators Cultural Arts (
Article)
Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: Fantazia Carnival (
Article)
Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: Sunlime Mas (
Article)
Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: Saldenah Carnival (
Article)
Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: Carnival Nationz (
Article)
Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: Toronto Revellers (
Article)

Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: Tribal Carnival (Article)

Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: Epic Carnival (Article)

Toronto @CarnivalSpotlight: Venom Carnival (Article)

CARNIVAL 2019

Recognizing the Next Generation of Caribbean Canadian Leadership (Article)

Toronto Carnivalists Committed to Keeping the Culture Progressive in Canada (Article)

MAS.IV Meetup Creates Interactive Space for Progressive Caribbean Carnival Conversation (Article)

Toronto Mas Camps Open for Carnival Costumes & Caribbean Community Celebration (Article)

"Pass the Torch" Honours the Next Generation in Canadian Calypso Music (Article)

​Toronto Knows Carnival - The Launch of the 2019 Caribbean Carnival Festivities (Article)

​Cajuca Mas Arts Celebrates Caribbean Tradition & Emancipation for Toronto Carnival (Article)

Jamaica Prepares for Another Vibrant Carnival Season (Article)


CARNIVAL 2020

​Carnival Music // Carnival Leadership and Education Series (Article)