Tuesday 22 May 2012

Third and Final Update: Carnival season in Toronto begins with the Media Preview tomorrow - Tuesday - with MPP Michael Couteau



  Michael Couteau, fastest rising star at Queen's Park to assist with the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival’s 2012 Media Launch tomorrow!

Tuesday, May 29th 11am – 12 noon

New Year. New Programmes. New Sponsors. Same Name
May 22, 2012  (Toronto) – The media is invited to join Don Valley South MPP Michael Couteau, one of only two Caribbean Canadians in the Provincial House, at the official media launch for this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival.  The Minister will be joined at the podium with new corporate and media sponsors, and festival executives at the Royal Ontario Museum.
What:             The Festival Management Committee 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:              Spokespeople from key stakeholders including the Bank of Nova Scotia, the Festival Management Committee, new corporate sponsors and media partners.  There will be  live Pan music.
When:             11 am to 12.15 pm
Where:           Royal Ontario Museum, BRONFMAN HALLL. Enter through the Atrium doors on University / Queens Park Circle close to the subway station stairs.  (Bloor Street entrance closed due to temporary construction)
For more information about the programmes and events, please visit the festival’s official website at www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com. The Festival Office is NOW 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 Cell: 416-801-3101 Email: Stephen@stephenweir.com