Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2014 Reveals New Features – Pride News

Toronto Caribbean Carnival Reveals New Features

Toronto Caribbean Carnival Reveals New Features

TORONTO, Ontario – The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival will have several new features this year, including a return to the Toronto Island. “The big news is that as the city changes, so too must our events. We are expanding the length of the parade within Exhibition Place.
The Junior Carnival Parade is moving from Downsview Park for the Malvern community in Scarborough, and our final Island Lime is returning to the Toronto Island after a ten-year absence,” said Denise Herrera Jackson, CEO of the Festival Management Committee, which oversees the running of North America’s largest outdoor festival.
“We are expanding the footprint of the grand parade within Exhibition Place to improve the experience of both performers and spectators.” Speaking at the media launch on May 22 at the Ontario Science Centre, she said the creative energy of the Caribbean Carnival culture never ends and the cycle of creativity starts immediately after the last carnival across the GTA. [Read more]

 

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