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Press release from CNW Group

Media Alert - Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Heats up Toronto

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Media Alert - Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Heats up Toronto

08:59 EDT Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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

TORONTO, May 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The media 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.

What:   The 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 Handa (CP24).
   
Entertainment / Photo Op Soca Artist - CONNECTOR, Solmon Cupid's Steelband Orchestra, Toronto Mas Band Association - Costumes parade
   
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

 

SOURCE: Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations

For further 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 Cell: 416-801-3101 Email: Stephen@stephenweir.com

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