Kiddies' Carnival highlights our young children in colorful
costumes of various themes. This is a competitive event in which winners
are chosen and recognized each year.
Sunday August 23, 2009 1:00 pm White Stadium , Boston, Massachusetts
King of Carnival &
Queen of Carnival contest is a major component of Carnival. The
costumes, costly and intricate in design, are judged not only on their
visual presentation but also on the on-stage performance exhibited by
Reggie Lewis Center, Roxbury, MA Thursday August 27 7 PM
Steelband Panorama is the competition of steel pan musicians
playing popular calypsos. In recent years, there has been no panorama in
Listen to the last Panorama Champions: Branches Pan Groove Steel
Orchestra of Boston.
J'Ouvert begins Carnival day with the
daybreak celebration - "Breaking of the Day" during which participants
don home-made costumes and act out various portrayals.
The Carnival Parade begins on Martin Luther King Blvd. in
Roxbury, where bands and their masqueraders come to the streets with
spectacular colors and sounds that signal the arrival of CARNIVAL. The
parade proceeds along Warren Street, through Grove Hall and on to
Dorchester's Franklin Park.
For information about Cambridge Carnival,