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POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – The 2018 annual Yorke All-Inclusive Carnival fete was a true musical extravaganza and this year shined a spotlight on Soca’s talented up and coming entertainers.
The premium all-inclusive event has become a staple in the annual T&T Carnival and continues to be a true standard-bearer for fetes in east Trinidad boasting a loyal following of party-goers while continuously attracting new patrons.
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. October 23rd, 2017 - Sport can change minds; Sport can change lives. The 2018 Carnival, the Centre of attention in Trinidad & Tobago at present, one Sport & Cultural Club is beckoning the general public to attend their 2018 fundraiser, “The Ultimate Seaside Cooler Fete”, the proceeds of which will be directed to the development of youth in Trinidad & Tobago.
Port-AU-Prince, Haiti (January 21, 2018) - One of Haiti's historic hotels is encouraging travelers to visit the Caribbean destination to celebrate Carnival 2018 next month.
Marc Pierre-Louis, General Manager of Le Plaza Hotel, said this year's festival, the theme of which is "Ayiti sou wout chanjman" (Haiti on the road to change), is "a celebration of who we are as a people. It is a time when the whole nation comes together. The music is transcending, the energy is pulsating . it's a much needed break from the stresses of life for locals as well as for our guests, it is a remedy for the soul."
P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – For Carnival 2018, the Bishop Anstey High School (BAHS) Old Hilarians’ Association received a major boost from local special events venue Estate 101 for the staging of its annual all-inclusive fundraiser.
The 2018 Bishop’s all-inclusive fete which usually takes place on the school’s Keate Street, P.O.S. compound was this year held at Estate 101 in Maraval.
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. January 15th, 2018 - The absence of radio personality and entertainer, Devon Matthews from the Carnival scene in Trinidad and Tobago this year, has not gone unnoticed. His sudden death last year continues to tug on the heartstrings of many, among them, his close friend and fellow radio personality, Ancil ‘Blaze’ Isaac II.
After all the rushing about through the season, chasing fete after fete, attending calypso, steelpan and mas competitions, then masquerading through the streets of the cities and boroughs Monday and Tuesday, one looks forward to something more laid back, up close and personal to cooldown from the Carnival madness.
Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 11:15 -- There will be no Chutney Soca Monarch for Carnival 2018 and the organisers Southex officially announced it's cancellation due to low sponsorship.
"We are saddened by this turn of events and find the timing rather suspicious given recent events. Therefore please be advised that the 2018 Chutney Soca Monarch is hereby formally cancelled due to low government and state support and our inability to fund the venture privately as a result of its sheer size and expense," Southex CEO George Singh told a news conference this morning..
On Saturday 13th January 2018, the annual, all-inclusive Bishop's Fete will be moving to a new, luxurious and premium venue - Estate 101, Maraval. Surrounded by the lush green outdoors, the popular, sought-after Carnival event known for its great vibes, best lime will move from one beautiful garden to another, leaving behind the traditional school grounds for which the fete is one of the primary fundraisers.
What began over a decade ago as a show providing a space for women to let loose and imbibe in soca music without any inhibitions whatsoever, while serving as a platform for soca artistes to showcase their music in an intimate setting, while within a huge venue, has over time developed into an internationally sought after mega event.
M•A•C is announcing its partnership with THE LOST TRIBE for their 2018 Carnival presentation. M•A•C Director of Makeup Artistry, Romero Jennings, has worked with Executive Creative Director for THE LOST TRIBE, Valmiki Maharaj, to design the makeup looks for the 2018 Costume presentation.