Boston Carnival Village announce Jouvert Boat Cruise Face Mask II (word doc)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Boston Carnival Village –BCV annual “Jouvert Boat Cruise Face Mask II”, Friday, August 24 2012 at 9:00PM, aboard the M/V Samuel Clemens in Boston.
Boston, MA (Wednesday, August 22, 2012) Boston Carnival Village announces its annual “Jouvert Boat Cruise Face Mask II”. Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is an annual event celebrated on the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. A major component of carnival is Jouvert and it is also said to have been created in Trinidad. – Jouvert is a large street party that takes place at the break of dawn and many of the participants wear costumes depicting characters of the day, many designed by the masqueraders themselves.
Boston’s Trinidad style carnival follows those traditions and on Saturday, August 25 at about 6:00 AM there is also a Jouvert component and Boston Carnival Village is taking it a step further by launching its annual “Jouvert Boat Cruise Face Mask II” on Friday at 12:00 midnight for that authentic flavor.
Boston Carnival Jouvert Boat Cruise Face Mask II will allow the uninitiated to experience the traditions of Trinidad carnival Jouvert on a Cruise around Boston Harbor; it will take place on Friday, August 24, 2012. Boarding at 9:00PM at Gate C - located at 60 Rowe’s Wharf, behind Boston Harbor Hotel.
Tickets are available on line at our web site www.bostoncarnivalvillage.com/joucruise.htm . The price includes food, (a cash bar is available). Entertainment: Dj Mad Man Maddy from WACK 90.1 FM, Trinidad, Tempo Rhythm Section, a surprise guest cultural ambassador (Wearing a traditional Jouvert costume) and BCV culture warrior girls. Participants are asked to wear a costume, preferably home made, Face Mask or paint their faces. A face painting artist will be on board. This is a 21+ event. – Prizes will be awarded to the best Painted Face, Face Mask or Jouvert costume. Trinidad & Tobago is celebrating its 50th anniversary of independence and all participants are asked to come with a small Trinidad and Tobago flag to celebrate Trinidad and Tobago’s independence with us.
Here at Boston Carnival Village we dedicate ourselves to improving Boston’s Trinidad style carnival and this event is designed to do just that. We encourage friends and colleagues, especially those that have only heard of Trinidad Carnival to attend.Come on out and experience the culture of Trinidad in Boston
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Mr. Michael C. Smith