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Three Free World Class Art Sikh Exhibition Now Open In Brampton

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Jamaica becomes a player in the Carnival industry, and Canadians help out.

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By Stephen Weir for the Caribbean Camera Jamaica is the new kid on the international Carnival block and this year, thanks to big Canadian visitor numbers, the child has suddenly grown up. Although there have been carnivals in Jamaica since 1989 it has only been in the last three or four years that carnival fans from North America and other Caribbean countries have sat up and taken notice of what is going on in the One Love island nation. The annual festival in Jamaica kicked off in January this year and ended last Sunday with a mas parade of 6,000 costumed revellers through the streets of Kingston.What made Sunday’s parade different from the past parades was the number of Canadians and other international visitors who were on the road in costume, and in the crowds of spectators that lined the streets of Kingston. Celena Seusahai is one of the driving forces behind the Tribal Carnival mas band in Toronto.She took time off work to join fellow Canadians taking part in this past weekend’s Ki…

Mas Extinction?

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New Jamaican inspired play opens May

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Tribal Carnival is going big

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