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Friday, 20 May 2011

UNSTOPPABLE: Culture Unleashed. The Addicted Mas Section for N.H.C 2011

The Addicted mas section presents 'Unstoppable, Culture Unleashed'.
This video clip highlights the journey carnival culture has taken from the West coasts of Africa, to the Barrack yards and streets of Trinidad and Tobago, to the streets of Notting Hill and Ladbroke Grove West London , England.
It also gives just a glimpse of what West Indians faced before Carnival was introduced to the British society.

From Africa, to slave ships, to Emancipation.
From Immigration, to Social Rejection, and open aggression.
From Police oppression, to cultural proliferation.
Carnival culture is...

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Monday, 2 May 2011

Sugar Cane's 'Wicked and the Winkie Guards for Caribana 2011

Here is some insight from the ladies of Sugar Cane doing the ground work in the development of their section Toronto revellars  presentation Welcome to OZ. 'Wicked  and the Winkie Guards, for Caribana 2011.

The Launch...

Toronto Revellars launch.

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