AUGUST 25th, 2007
2007 CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL, BOSTON, MA
Saluting the Cricketers
Advocating global peace
The selection of the above themes is deliberate, given the
current events globally. The unending violence and war cannot
escape us. The game of cricket crosses national boundaries and
connects a large segment of people of various races, religions,
cultures, and beliefs. So, Saluting the Cricketers, is not
simply to pay tribute to those who play this game, but to show
how we can through the medium of sports and culture develop good
human relationships through mutual respect for one another.
Eventually, by doing so, we can help bring peace and love
throughout the world.
The theme on our main banner depicts cricket in action, a
collection of photographs with some cricketers past and present
from the West Indies reflects diversity. In addition, with a map
of the world, annotating the International Cricketing Countries
in the Diaspora. Our local Cricketers, dressed in colorful
cricket uniform (red, green, yellow, and white) and the theme
song is itself about cricket.
The beautiful women dressed in yellow tops and a white pant
adds to the splendor of the day. The yellow represents the
beautiful sun of the Caribbean and the white bottoms pays
tribute the land of many waters which is Guyana the Beautiful.