Carnival

Carnival in Dominican Republic

Dominican Carnival: A Celebration of Culture and Independence

Words by Kristal Roberts Dominicans all over the world beamed with pride February 27, in honor of Dominican Republic’s Independence Day. Whether they’re in the Dominican Republic or abroad, many Dominicans will spill into the streets in February,...
Carnival

Carnival Season Arrived with Kes! Just Smile Nuh Bredren!

Words by Stevenson Benoit The 20th anniversary of 'DOH CRY AH LEAVIN' (commonly known as DCAL) and a farewell to Toronto's number one club for soca events, the Kool Haus occurred at the end of January. This year’s line up hosted numerous musical gue...

Bulls, Clowns & Moko Jumbies: St. Kitts and Nevis Carnival

Words by Nneka Samuel Though Christmas is barely two weeks away, St. Kitts and Nevis has another celebration in store: Carnival. It’s the Caribbean’s only Carnival that combines the Christmas spirit with the nation’s vibrant culture and heritag...

Carnival Portraits: The Photography of Picayo and Hernandez

Words by Nneka Samuel Carnival is as unique and colorful as the individual countries that commemorate it year after year. A time of excitement, freedom and unfettered celebration, no one has documented the spirit of Carnival quite like photographers...

Ban Goza! Curaçao Carnival

It's Carnival Season! Which means many fêtes, street parades, plenty of food, and music. First on the list is Curaçao Carnival. Starting a few days after the New Year, Curaçao has plenty of celebrations on deck, lasting until March 4th. Fuik Dag, ...