TORONTO, July 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Caribbean Carnival is coming to Toronto
Pearson! In celebration of the 46th annual event, on Tuesday, July 30th, airport guests will experience some of the city's biggest celebration
of all things Caribbean right in terminal! Here they will see some of
the very best Caribbean culture has to offer, including music, dance,
art and a moving parade to kick-off Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival
Media and airport guests are invited to attend the fun-filled kick-off
event taking place in Terminals 1 and 3 at Toronto Pearson
(pre-security). Canadian calypso pioneer and Juno winner, the legendary
"Pan Man Pat", and the world renowned Bahamian Junkanoo Legends will
perform and parade their way in true Caribbean style through the
airport surprising guests.
ONSITE AT THE AIRPORT:
Performance by world-renowned Bahamian Junkanoo Legends starts at
Terminal 3 International Arrivals and will parade its way to Departures
in Terminal 3 before heading over to Terminal 1.
Steel pan performance by legendary "Pan Man Pat" and his musical crew.
Parade of masqueraders will tour through both terminals to entertain
departing and arriving guests as well as airport staff.
Caribbean-themed art exhibit on display in Terminal 1.
Interviews with Toronto Pearson, Caribbean Carnival representatives and
DATE: Tuesday, July 30
TIME: 3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.
WHERE: Toronto Pearson. Media should gather at Terminal 3 International Arrivals at 3:00 p.m.
Media may park in the Terminal 3 garage and will be provided a full
parking voucher at the event. Directions to Terminal 3 parking can be
found here: http://www.torontopearson.com/en/toandfrom/directions/
About the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA)
The Greater Toronto Airports Authority is the operator of Toronto
Pearson International Airport, the largest airport in Canada and one of
the largest in North America in terms of passenger and air cargo
traffic. In 2012, Toronto Pearson handled 35 million passengers. The
focus of the GTAA continues to be on competitiveness, growing the
airport's status as an international gateway, meeting the needs of our
travellers and ensuring the long-term success of the organization, our
airline customers and the regional economy.
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About Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival
Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival is an exciting three-week cultural
explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, revelry as well as visual and
performing arts. In its 46th year it has become a major international
event and the largest cultural festival of its kind in North America.
As Carnival is an international cultural phenomenon, the great
metropolis of Toronto and its environs will come alive as the city
explodes with the pulsating rhythms and melodies of Calypso, Soca,
Reggae, Hip Hop, Chutney, Steel Pan and Brass Bands. For complete
listing information, visit www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com.
SOURCE: Toronto Pearson
For further information:
For Toronto Pearson:
For Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto:
Stephen Weir & Associates