Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Heats up Toronto
Major change to the Grand Parade route to increase viewing opportunities. New Festival events. Mas Costume Fashion Show
Tuesday, May 21st 11.30 am – 12.30 pm
May 13, 2013 (Toronto) – Media only is invited to join MPP Laura Albanese (Tourism, Culture and
Sport) at the official media launch for this year’s Scotiabank Toronto
Caribbean Carnival. The York South-Weston MPP will be joined at the
podium with new and returning corporate and media sponsors, and
festival executives at the ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE.
Festival Management Committee, members of the Toronto Mas Band
Association and The Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes, will be
releasing key information about this year’s Caribbean Carnival.
Why: There have been major venue changes and programme
additions to this year’s three week carnival. As well, there are new
corporate sponsors and a new Caribbean media sponsor supporting the
Carnival this year.
Who: Speakers include: Laura Albanese, MPP
for York South- Weston and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of
Tourism, Culture and Sport, Leslie Lewis, Ontario Science Centre, Singer
Dan Hill, Christine Williams, Vice President, Toronto East District
Scotiabank, Bob Hepburn Toronto Star columnist and TV personality Pooja
Entertainment / Photo Op Soca Artist – CONNECTOR,
Solmon Cupid's Steelband Orchestra, Toronto Mas Band Association -
When: Press event 11.30 am to 12.30 pm
Where: PLEASE NOTE THAT THE EVENT WILL BE HELD AT THE ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE.
Free Parking if you notify me
For more information about the programmes and events, please visit the festival’s official website at www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com. The Festival Office is located at 19 Waterman Avenue, Toronto. Contact info: Tel: 416-391-5608; Fax: 416-391-5693;
Email: info@ torontocaribbeancarnival.com. Stephen Weir Festival Publicist. Phone 416-489-5868