EVENT SCHEDULE

This year there will be 2 separate stages. One will be for the live entertainment and the other for seminars and demonstrations. The schedule below is directed at the staging areas only and not the overall EXPO shedule of events. There are over 40 exhibitors showcasing their products or services, so much more to look at and take in. Ask questions, sample some rums, have lunch or a rum punch or two.

SATURDAY

Live Entertainment Area - Session 1
(12 midday - 4:00pm)

12:00

Doors Open

12:10 - 12:55

Basic Headpiece Creation Workshop
By Maria Joseph & Andrew Rajpaulsingh

13:30 - 14:00

Dance Workshop
By Niquelle LaTouche

14:15 - 14:30

Live Latin Entertainment

14:45 - 15:30

Wire Bending Workshop
By Carl Gabriel

15:45 - 16:00

Live Performance
By UK Soca Artist "Scrappy"

Seminar Area - Session 1
(12 midday - 4:00pm)

12:00

Doors Open

13:00 - 13:20

Authentic Rum of the Caribbean
by Peter Holland

14:00 - 14:35

Carnival in a Diaspora Context (Identity & Meaning)
Barbie Munro, Bachelor Arts Caribbean Studies

15:00 - 15:20

Social Media for Carnival Businesses: Part 1 Facebook
Mina O'Brien, Social Media Expert

15:30 - 15:50

Ask an Expert: Your Carnival Questions Answered
Expert Panel


Live Entertainment Area - Session 2
(4:30pm - 8:30pm)

4:30pm

Doors Open

18:00 - 18:30

Dance Workshop
By Niquelle LaTouche

19:00 - 19:15

Carnival Costume Fashion Show
By Caribbean Sessions

19:30 - 19:40

Carnival Costume Fashion Show
By Bacchanalia Mas Band

19:45 - 19:55

Live Performance

20:00 - 20:15

Samba Carioca - Live Brazilian Performance
Led by Romero de Mangueira

20:15 - 20:30

Party Time

Seminar Area - Session 2
(4:30pm - 8:30pm)

4:30pm

Doors Open

17:15 - 17:45pm

Authentic Rum of the Caribbean
by Peter Holland

18:00 - 18:20

Social Media for Carnival Businesses: Part 2 Twitter
Mina O'Brien, Social Media Expert

18:30 - 18:50

Getting the Most out of Expos
Drs Nicole and Nigel, Exhibition Experts



SUNDAY

Live Entertainment Area
(12 midday - 6:00pm)

12:00

Doors Open

12:30 - 13:15

Wire Bending Workshop
By Carl Gabriel

13:30 - 14:00

Dance Seminar
By Caroline Muraldo

14:15 - 15:00

Bolivian Carnival Dance Performance
by Bolivian Heritage

15:15 - 15:30

Costume Fashion Show
by Shari House of Designs

16:15 - 16:30

Bolivian Carnival Dance Performance
by Bolivian Heritage

16:45 - 17:00

Live Entertainment

17:15 - 17:30

Live Performance
By The "Soca Divettes"

17:30 - 18:00

Party Time

Seminar Area
(12 midday - 6:00pm)

12:00

Doors Open

12:45 - 13:15

Authentic Rum of the Caribbean
by Peter Holland

14:15 - 14:35

Carnival in a Diaspora Context (Identity & Meaning)
Barbie Munro, Bachelor Arts Caribbean Studies

15:00 - 15:20

Social Media for Carnival Business: Part 1 Face Book
Mina O'Brien, Social Media Expert

15:40 - 16:00

Ask an Expert Your Carnival Questions Answered
Expert Panel

16:15 - 16:35

Getting the Most out of Expos
Drs Nicole and Nigel, Exhibition Experts

17:00 - 17:20

Social Media for Carnival Businesses: Part 2 Twitter
Mina, Social Media Expert