Monthly Archives: March 2019

Vice Brazil Documentary – Funk 150bpm

One very important Carnival I haven’t yet covered is of course the world’s biggest in Rio de Janeiro. Truth be told I don’t know much about what’s happening there these days, all I’ve really managed to catch is the news … Continue reading

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MAS DOMINIK 2019

Following on from the last two Carnival posts about my trip to Trinidad & Tobago and Haiti’s troubled celebrations, I thought it only right to give a quick mention to the music at Dominica’s Carnival which also happened this week. … Continue reading

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KANAVAL 2019

Much of my focus has been on Trinidad Carnival, however there are a number Carnivals and Mardi Gras celebrations which happen over the same few days. One such event is Haiti’s ‘Kanaval’ and I have been following some of the … Continue reading

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KAPTIN’S TOP 10 TIPS FOR TRINI CARNIVAL (WHAT I LEARNED THIS YEAR)

So, my first Trinidad Carnival was as incredible as could be expected. In fact it’s hard for me to condense it down into a few paragraphs, partly due to the copious amounts of rum consumed. However, reading people’s experiences of … Continue reading

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