Home We Are Culture Warriors

Boston's Trinidad style Carnival: Founded in 1973 by Ken Bonaparte Mitchell 1942-2008

FOLLOW US

Home History Contact Us About Us Resource Center Calendar Link Exchange Marketing Village Store

2017 EVENTS SCHEDULE

Kiddies Carnival - Sun Aug 20,2017

King & Queen Show - Thurs Aug 24, 2017

FACE MASK Cruise - Fri Aug 25, 2017

Jouvert - Sat Aug 26, 2017

Carnival Parade - Sat Aug 26, 2017

EVENTS CALENDAR

MAS / PARADE BANDS

Cumm Cross Production (Barbados)

D Midas Int. Boston (Trinidad)

Dynasty Production (Trinidad)

D’ Horizons (Trinidad)

Funaddix Boston (tbd)

Imas International (Barbados)

Mudd Band (Barbados)

Mas Players (Trinidad)

Mirage Mas (Barbados)

One Love (Jamaica)

Soca & Associates (Trinidad)

SocaHolics (Barbados)

Trinidad & Tobago Social Club (Trinidad)

—-----------------

Registrations & Vendors Permits

Sign Up for: Carnival Village News

The Village Blog: by Michael C. Smith

Boston Carnival Support Declines…

 - P.O. Box 260285, Boston, MA 02126 We provide a gateway to the Caribbean American community and promote and support Boston's Trinidad style carnival. Design and Developed By Mr. Michael C. Smith for Leonard Communication

 Copyright © 2000 - 2017 Leonard Communication. All rights reserved. | 617-512-7803 | P.O. Box 260285, Boston, MA 02126 | BostonCarnivalVillage@gmail.com

 Gateway to Boston’s Caribbean American community and Boston's Trinidad style carnival.  Website Design By Michael C. Smith

Resource Center

Performance Groups

Caribbean Organizations

Caribbean Restaurants

Community Radio

Village Store

Face Mask Jouvert Cruise

CACAB org. committee

Photo Gallery




Mas Band Organizations

Cumm Cross Production

D’Midas International Boston

Dynasty Production

D’ Horizons

Funaddix Boston

Imas International

Mudd Band

Mas Players

One Love

Soca & Associates

SocaHolics

Trinidad & Tobago Social Club

Home | Contact Us | About Us | 617-512-7803

 

Home

History

Contact Us

About Us

Calendar

Link Exchange

Marketing

Site Map



Steel Pan History Corner

STEEL PAN JUMBIES T-SHIRT AVAILABLE HERE

Resource: PanTrinbago | Steel Pan City with Vanessa WACK 90.1FM

Take A Listen: Desperadoes - The Hammer

Desperadoes, one of many large steel bands in Trinidad formerly know as “Gay Desperadoes’ changed their name to Desperadoes after a trip to New York ”Apparently, many Homosexuals men took to following the band believing that Gay Desperadoes meant that all the members were homosexuals” -

Source: Steel Pan History and Evolution // page 276

Founder/CEO: Michael C. Smith

Michael founded Leonard Communication several years ago when he published "Caribbean Voice Magazine". In addition to his interest in publishing, he is an avid photographer. Michael has been photographing Boston's Trinidad Style Carnival for over 20 years.(Photo Gallery)  He has also photographed interesting sites around New England, as well as locations across the USA.  Michael enjoys many hours listening to music. He is currently preparing to launch another exhibition.

Michael was invited to join the Caribbean American Carnival Association in 1996.He served two years as a recording secretary and helped with annual operations for the next eight years. Upon leaving the organization, he organized and conducted the first survey on Boston Carnival in 2005 and published the results (Boston Carnival: Photographic Essay and Survey). Additionally,  he also did the first photography exhibition on Boston Carnival entitled "Streets of Color"; and was instrumental in organizing the first "behind the scenes" interview with WCVB TV Channel 5 Newscaster, Pam Cross. Michael was featured on Urban Update on WHDH TV Channel 7- Host: Alberto Vasallo III where he and other guests spoke about Boston's Trinidad Style Carnival and the need for support and sponsors. He was also a guest on City Line with Karen Holmes Ward WCVB TV5 , Boston


Today,  Michael continues to promote Boston Carnival and seeks sponsors for the bandleaders. He is also the publisher of  Boston Carnival Village magazine and author/webmaster of this website. Michael graduated in 1983 from Northeastern University Boston with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering. #bostoncarnivalvillage

Photography - Capturing a moment in time

Copyright ©2015 Michael C. Smith

Photography is a medium of expression I totally embrace and presenting my vision of the world is fabulous.