GACN Caribana All African Float

Toronto Caribbean Carnival

The Toronto Caribbean Carnival is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine,

and revelry, as well as visual and performing arts. 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, Chutney, Steel Pan and Brass Bands. The Festival

Management Committee oversees the organization of North America’s largest outdoor festival.

GACN Section and Participation

This year’s Toronto Caribbean Carnival, “Caribana,” will highlight the theme “Africa in Toronto” which

will celebrate the motherland in Canada’s largest Black parade. Featured floats will include the

highlighting of Ghana, South Africa, and our very own GACN, “All African” Float. We will be 1 out of 4

sections with D’Regulars 48ft Flatbed float number 7, who will also be showcasing 3 different Caribbean

regalia sections. This allows us to further display Toronto’s Pan-African Unity.

GACN’s mission is to display a wide range of traditional African Attire from all across Africa, West to East,

North to South, and continue to awaken many people within the Greater Toronto area with the

knowledge of our roots and true history.

Caribana was once the celebration of the end of Slavery…

Be apart of new History! We are accepting 50 participants, applications need to be sent in no later than,

Deadline: Monday July 25th 2016. Spread the Word!

Date: Saturday July 30th 2016

Parade Start Location: Exhibition Place & Lakeshore Blvd, Toronto, ONT

Parade Start Time: 10:00am

D’Regulars float will be moving at: 12:00pm

FEE: $25 includes drinks and refreshments (btw Caribana as a spectator is $20…)

For more Info Contact: Brother Kofi Patrick 647-333-7697 or Brother Ishmael 647-927-3289

Complete form attached, save it & send it back to with subject “Caribana Float”.

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