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Xaymaca is ICONIC

November 10, 2018 Kingston Jamaica will come alive again as Xaymaca International lauches is 2019 theme, ICONIC. Look out for fantastic costumes and great vibes as we take Carnival in Jamaica to the next...

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Get a Carnival Concierge

  Making your first trek to a new carnival can be a daunting task. It can be full of risks like making noob mistakes with accomodation in bad areas or choosing lame fetes to...

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Miami Carnival Mas bands

For those of you heading to Miami for Carnival, it’s time to make some decisions.  Many of the carnival bands have launched and its time to make your decision as to which one you...

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Carnival….on a budget!

Carnival is not everyone’s cup of tea but it’s still an experience that I suggest everyone with even some curiosity should try at least once. That being said, carnival is no joke. The cost...

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WHY is Carnival so addictive?

Recently I read an article by global carnivalist and saw a line that grabbed my attention. “Carnival is addictive.” To give some perspective — Psychological dependence is a form of dependence that involves emotional–motivational...

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Carnival Monday Mas with ROGUE

Earlier this year, Xaymaca International hit the road with ROGUE for carnival in Trinidad. Its almost time for the launch of the ROGUE 2019 costumes and its only fitting that I dug up my...

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Carnival Design in Jamaica?

Carnival in Jamaica is changing rapidly and gaining acceptance more and more with the Jamaican public in my opinion.  One thing I hope to see more of is homegrown talent to showcase a Jamaican...

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Dusk 2018 review

The Carnival week in Kingston starts on Monday with Dusk! Dusk has for years now been the official kickoff to carnival activities in Kingston after the easter weekend with most of its activities in...

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ThePMfete review

2018 marked the return of a fantastic concept to the Jamaican carnival landscape. Previously “carnival at night” but now rebranded “thePMfete” the premise of the fete was to provide a “Monday Mas” vibe to...