01 Oct Young Masqueraders To Showcase Creativity And Craftsmanship At The Miami Broward Jr. Carnival
Children Chart Their Path Within The Fabric Of A South Florida Signature Caribbean-American Annual Event
Miami, FL – The Miami Broward Junior Carnival will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Central Broward Regional Park & Cricket Stadium (3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill, FL 33311). The parade will begin at 2pm. Admission is $10 and parking is FREE. Tickets can be purchased online at www.miamibrowardcarnival.com, or at the park on the day of the event. Young masqueraders will be judged based on their creativity, presentation, originality and craftsmanship of their vibrant and colorful masquerade costumes. This event teaches younger Caribbean-Americans about their Caribbean heritage and allows them an opportunity to shine at an event that is a part of their rich cultural history. The Miami Broward Jr. Carnival is a favorite since it’s a family inspired event that truly shares in showcasing the diversity of South Florida, and celebrates what makes us different.
WHO: 10 Jr. Masquerade Bands competing for Band of the Year 2014 – Break Awae, Community Vibe, Fun Generation Too, Heritage TNT, Europhia Minis, Mas Dynasty, Major Players, Wassi Babes and Carnival Art.
Heritage TNT Jr. Band was named Band of the Year in 2013 and looks to defend the coveted title.
WHAT: King and Queen, Male and Female Individuals Competition followed by Band Competition
WHEN: Sunday, October 5, 2014
WHERE: Central Broward Regional Park – 3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, FL 33311
TIME: 1pm-8pm (Parade Starts at 2pm)
$1.50 per adult for Park Fee
Other Attractions: Face Painting; Bounce house; Slide; Steel orchestra; Jr. Calypso Monarch, appearance by Miss Miami Carnival- J’Lisa Chesterfield. Food, drinks, arts & crafts on sale.
Special thanks to the Miami Carnival and Jr. Carnival sponsors: Citi Bank, Coca-Cola, I&B, Dr. Innocent, Dr. Brezault, Chubby, Dr. Gershwin Blyden, Dr. Kwamb Buahi,Dr Julian Cameraon, Dominica Lewis, Mr. Petier Hendrikus, M&J Auto Sales, Tri-County Courier, Inc., 103.5 The Beat, Discovery Tours, Children’s Services of Broward County, Caribbean American Passport, Caribbean Connection. The Miami Carnival is made possible with the support of Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.
For more information or for registration to join a Jr. masquerade band visit: www.miamibrowardcarnival.com.For Media Credentials, please contact: Harris Public Relations – firstname.lastname@example.org