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Photos & Video: NOVA Mas Costume Launch

Photos & Video: NOVA Mas Costume Launch

NOVA Mas International hosted their Carnival Costume Presentation & Launch Party Experience on Saturday evening [Feb 1] at the Berkeley Institute, putting a wide array of dazzling costumes on display. The event also included the showcasing of costumes by local designers Colita Cook-Shillingford and Barbie Paynter.NOVA Mas explained that Cook-Shillingford... Read more of this article

Videos: Meet The Winning Local Designers

Videos: Meet The Winning Local Designers

As the winners of the Carnival Costume Design Challenge, local designers Colita Cook-Shillingford and Barbie Paynter will see their costumes launched tomorrow [Feb 1] at the NOVA Mas International costume presentation and launch party.NOVA Mas explained that Colita Cook-Shillingford and Barbie Paynter participated in the Cultural Apprenticeship program... Read more of this article

Saturday’s Carnival Band Launch Cancelled

Saturday’s Carnival Band Launch Cancelled

The Bermuda Carnival organisers have “officially cancelled Saturday’s Band Launch event” and said that “the decision has been made internally to adjust it to a virtual costume launch instead.” A spokesperson said, “As we previously announced, there are a few changes in the works with the Bermuda Carnival team for this... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carnival Launch Set For January

Bermuda Carnival Launch Set For January

The Bermuda Carnival launch is set for January 18, with doors opening at 7.30pm, the show getting underway at 9.00pm, and an after party to follow. A spokesperson said, “All it took was one conversation amongst friends and the ambitious vision to bring a Carnival like no other to Bermuda came to life. Five years later, the BHW Ltd. team celebrated... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carnival Team “Grateful” For Support

Bermuda Carnival Team “Grateful” For Support

The Bermuda Carnival team says that it is “grateful to everyone who took part in their events.” A spokesperson said, “According to our visitors, there is Carnival, which is always a good time; and then there is Bermuda’s Carnival, which for them was a master-class in premium customer service and sensational events all served up in... Read more of this article

Review: PURE Party Was An ‘Excellent Event’

Review: PURE Party Was An ‘Excellent Event’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] The final party I attended before hitting the road for Bermuda Carnival was PURE. It’s organised by my good friend Rowan of Wild Apache Promotions and his team always does a stellar job. This year, the artists set to perform were Queen of Bacchanal Destra Garcia and the Dancehall Princess Shenseea. Destra has performed... Read more of this article

‘An Epic, Sophisticated, Well-Attended Event’

‘An Epic, Sophisticated, Well-Attended Event’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Imagine this – a sea of people dressed in crisp, clean white clothing in a gorgeous park in the middle of the city. The music is blaring, the drinks are flowing. The guests are enjoying themselves as they party into the night. This was Glow held on Sunday evening at Queen Elizabeth Park, billed as the premiere party... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Photo Set #3: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Spectators lined the streets of Hamilton yesterday [June 17] as carnival enthusiasts hit the road for the Parade of Bands, the final event of the multi day Bermuda Carnival. The 2019 Bermuda Carnival got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday. continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday and the J’Ouvert celebration early... Read more of this article

‘The Best Bermuda Carnival Experience I’ve Had’

‘The Best Bermuda Carnival Experience I’ve Had’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] The song goes like this: “It’s all year that we waiting, oh yea, and we anticipating”. That one line pretty much sums up every single carnival masqueraders mindset in the lead up to carnival. This biggest change this year for Parade of Bands was the change of venue – from Southside to town ie the City of Hamilton.... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Photo Set #2: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Carnival enthusiasts made their way to the City of Hamilton yesterday [June 17] for the Parade of Bands, the final event of the multi day Bermuda Carnival. The 2019 Bermuda Carnival got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday. continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday and the J’Ouvert celebration early Monday morning at... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Carnival Parade Of Bands

Photos: Bermuda Carnival Parade Of Bands

[Updated with video] Carnival enthusiasts made their way to the City of Hamilton today [June 17] for the Parade of Bands, the final event of the multi day Bermuda Carnival.The 2019 Bermuda Carnival got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday. continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday and the J’Ouvert celebration early... Read more of this article

Videos: Bermuda Carnival Parade Of Bands

Videos: Bermuda Carnival Parade Of Bands

[Updated] Carnival enthusiasts made their way to the City of Hamilton today [June 17] for the Bermuda Carnival Parade of Bands. The 2019 Bermuda Carnival got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday [June 14], continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday [June 15], and the J’Ouvert celebration early this morning [June 17]... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Carnival Isle Of Devils J’Ouvert

Photos: Bermuda Carnival Isle Of Devils J’Ouvert

The Bermuda Carnival kicked off with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event at the City Hall Carpark on Friday, continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday, and the Isle Of Devils J’Ouvert celebration was held from 3.00am until 8.00am this morning [June 17] at Moresby Plains in Dockyard, with attendees watching the sun rise while partying to... Read more of this article