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July 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Carnivitual brings together some of the best in Toronto’s carnival arts to talk mas, steelpan, soca, calypso, carnival foods, literature and more. Join us live on Saturday July 25th on ADBCC’s Facebook page.
SATURDAY JULY 25 | 9 AM
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Breakfast with the Griots
Join us to talk all things calypso music and enjoy some live ex-tempo with some of Toronto’s best griots.
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – Painting the Town Red with Women in the Carnival Arts
Some of the most dynamic women in Toronto’s carnival scene join Carni(virtu)al to talk mas, makeup artistry and going down di road!
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – The Essence of Carnival Food and Flavours
Corn soup, peanuts, roast corn, bake and codfish. What are the foods that fuel you down the road?
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM – Compositions for Steelpan and Soca
Toronto’s top composers take us through the dynamics of song composition and arrangement.
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM – D’Regulars
Traveling through time on Bathurst street with the history of the legendary D’Regulars.
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – Tribute to Haiti
Resistance, revolution and respect to one of this world’s greatest nations. This program will be hosted in French.
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM – CTTF Live! Behind the lens
Caribbean arts on the screen and a conversation with Surinamese Director, Keoni K Wright, on his film, “ReleaseD”.