Sunday, 29 May 2011


Caribbean Tourism Organization
TORONTO, May 25, 2011 – The Festival Management Committee (FMC) today announced its newest corporate partner. The Caribbean Tourism Organization will be partnering with the Carnival this summer.
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the global voice for 33 Caribbean countries, is proud to partner with the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival. The goal of the Caribbean Tourism Organization is to showcase the wide variety of Caribbean cultures here in Toronto and encourage Canadians to visit and experience the warmth of Caribbean hospitality the next time they travel abroad.
This new partnership will include a Caribbean Village as part of the award winning Grace Tropical Rhythms food festival at Ontario Place over the Simcoe Weekend. These Caribbean themed installations are aimed at educating Canadians about authentic Caribbean culture and traditions.

About the Festival:

The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, revelry as well as visual and performing arts. Now 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, Chutney, Steel Pan and Brass Bands. The Festival Management Committee is responsible for the managing and staging of North America’s largest outdoor festival.
Corporate sponsors of this year's festival include: Scotiabank, The Toronto Star, Sway Magazine, The Grid, CTV, CP24, The Federal Government of Canada, The Province of Ontario, The City of Toronto, Tourism Toronto, , The Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Ontario Place, Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto Public Libraries, Yorkgate Mall, Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex & Liberty Entertainment Group, The Caribbean Camera Newspaper, Toronto-Lime.Com, and GraceKennedy (Ontario) Inc.
For more information about the programs and events, please visit the festival’s official website at The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Office is located at 263 Davenport Avenue, Lower Level; Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5R 1E9. For information about the Caribbean Tourism Organization, visit
Contact info: Tel: 416-391-5608; Fax: 416-391-5693; Email:

CUTLINE: Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival CEO Denise Herrara-Jackson announces the festival's new partner - The Caribbean Tourism Organization

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