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BARBADOS CROP OVER (Jun 29th – Aug 5th)

Crop Over

Crop Over is Barbados’ biggest and best –loved festival which sees the whole island taken over by the party spirit. Events last five weeks and revelers can expect a heavy mix of live music, dancing, carnival, markets, cultural presentations and more.

For additional information call 246-438-0909 or visit BarbadosCropOverFestival.com

Want to know how everything unfolded in 2013?
See our 2013 Barbados Crop Over Coverage, as well as, past years [Click Here]


TORONTO CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL (Jul 8th – Aug 5th)

Toronto Caribbean Carnival

Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, revelry as well as visual and performing arts. In its 44th year it has become a major international event and the largest cultural festival of its kind in North America. As Carnival is an international cultural phenomenon, the great metropolis of Toronto and its environs will come alive as the city explodes with the pulsating rhythms and melodies of Calypso, Soca, Reggae, Hip Hop, Chutney, Steel Pan and Brass Bands. This colourful exhibition and display of genius is truly a musical panorama that is certain to bring a pleasing smile to the ancestral titans of Pan and Calypso music.

For additional information call 416-391-5608 or visit www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com

Want to know how everything unfolded in 2012?
See our 2012 Toronto Caribbean Carnival Coverage, as well as, past years [Click Here]

We LOVE Carnival ~ We KNOW Carnival ~ WE ARE Carnival!

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Looking for a Carnival Costume? Got a Carnival costume to Sell? Looking for a last minute costume to Buy or Exchange? Check our TJJ Classifieds.


TJJ Recent Carnival Experiences
     

Trini Jungle Juice TV

You, TJJ & CarnivalYou, TJJ & Carnival (Season 6) - TJJ TV Series
Catch our "You, TJJ and Carnival" Carnival show every Wednesday at 9PM (Trinidad time / 8PM EST) with Repeats on Saturdays on SYNERGY TV (Channel 15 on the Flow Trinidad cable service | View Live online at www.livestream.com/synergytvconnect).

Past seasons of "You, TJJ and Carnival" also air through out the Caribbean every Friday @ 8pm ECT / 7pm EST on Caribvision (Flow ch. 31 in T&T - check schedule @ www.caribvision.tv) and in the US (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) on Cablevision (ch. 1104 - check schedule @ www.cablevision.com)

Don't worry .... all episodes will be posted on TJJ TV so you can watch on repeat!

Want YOUR Carnival to be FEATURED on "You, TJJ and Carnival"? Contact us today at or call Dre 770.329.9999 (US) or 868.701.4262 (T&T)

 

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Barbados Fast Facts

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Full Name
Barbados

Capital City
Bridgetown

Area
431 km2; (167 sq mi)

Population
Approximately 254,000

Languages
English (official) with a broad dialect

Cimate
It is generally warm and sunny all year round with an average daytime high of 75 - 85 F. The nights are usually slightly cooler.

Currency
Bajan Dollar
1USD = $2 approx BDS

Electricity
110 volts/50 cycles
Electricity Plug

International Dialing Code
+1 246

Time Zone
GMT-4 hrs. There is no daylight saving time in Barbados

Tourism Board Website
www.barbados.org


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