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Grenada and Statia lose carnivals to Covid-19

Two more Caribbean carnivals have succumbed to the bacchanal-eating virus that’s swept the world of most major cultural and sporting events this year. In Grenada, …

Reshaping Carnival for the age of coronavirus

By Vincent John, leader of DUKA Mas Domnik UK Carnival Band The...

The Best Ways to Listen to Soca Music Online

In decades gone by, listening to your favourite music was somewhat...

Mas stalwart Lincoln Rahamut has died

Lincoln Rahamut, founder and former artistic director of Masquerade 2000, who...

New Instagram filter Carnival Cutie featuring Nailah Blackman

Nailah Blackman has teamed up with @winerymas for the first-ever Instagram carnival filter...

Below the line and beneath contempt – the trolling of Notting...

From its earliest incarnation, Notting Hill Carnival has been controversial. It’s...

‘A great shame’ – reactions to Notting Hill Carnival’s cancellation

We knew it wasn’t going to be good news, but the...

Notting Hill Carnival 2020 cancelled

After nearly two months of speculation, and frustration, organiser NHCL has...

Derby loses its Caribbean Carnival to coronavirus

The annual Caribbean Carnival has been a feature of life in...

Grenada and Statia lose carnivals to Covid-19

Two more Caribbean carnivals have succumbed to the bacchanal-eating virus that’s...

Notting Hill Carnival organiser under pressure as bands pull out

Notting Hill Carnival 2020 ‑ Go or No-go? That’s the big...

Caribbean coronavirus round-up 

The curse of Covid-19 has touched the Caribbean relatively lightly, with the exception of...

A passion for pan – a tribute to Frank Rollock Snr

The following article originally appeared in the 24 August 2001 issue...

Hackney Carnival concentrates on health

The 2020 Hackney Carnival will not be held this year as...

Antigua Carnival falls victim to Covid-19

Antigua Carnival, which was to have been held on Monday 3...

Get stuck into some Misbehaviour

Miss World has had its share of controversy, but never more...

Barbados Crop Over Festival is cancelled for 2020

Another major Caribbean carnival has been cancelled in light of the...

Coronavirus shuts down carnivals across the globe

The future of many carnivals around the world is under threat...

Carnival seeks fairer treatment from Arts Council

The Arts Council of England (ACE), which for many years has...

Notting Hill Carnival 2020 will go ahead, say organisers

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted carnival organisers around the world to...

Coronavirus outbreak started in German carnival

The Covid-19 coronavirus in Germany has been centred on the Heinsberg...

Vincy Mas 2020 is cancelled

The loss of another Caribbean carnival to Covid-19 was announced today...

Leeds West Indian Carnival is cancelled

After more than half a century of bringing mas to the...

Saint Lucia Carnival cancelled, but will return in 2021

Saint Lucia is the latest country to announce that its carnival...

Soca artiste Ding Dong wants us to stay Inside

Soca artist Ding Dong (Andre Houlder) has reworked his popular 2020...

UK mas bands pull launches as COVID-19 takes over

The calendar for March, April and May was jam-packed with band...

Cape Town Carnival cancelled

Cape Town Carnival has been cancelled, the event was scheduled to...

Floella Benjamin receives her damehood

Children’s champion Floella Benjamin, born in Pointe-à-Pierre, Trinidad, is officially a...

A New Journal For Carnival Arts

Studying Carnival arts will never be the same again. Research will...

Coronavirus reaches the Caribbean

The first cases of Covid-19 – the new strain of coronavirus...

Trinidad National Panorama 2020 Results

The National Panorama finals were held last evening at the Queens...
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