Tag: Cayman Carnival Batabano

Junior Batabano ready to celebrate turtles

Junior Batabano ready to celebrate turtles

| 09/05/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Junior Batabano is set to hit the streets of George Town tomorrow (Saturday, 11 May), with all the young people in the parade wearing costumes specially created to celebrate Cayman’s turtling heritage, under the theme “Once Upon A Turtle”. More than 400 children and teens from six schools will be participating this year.

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Batabano parade ready for the road

Batabano parade ready for the road

| 01/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As many as 4,000 masqueraders are expected at this year’s Batabano parade, set for Saturday, 4 May, with 15 mas bands, groups and floats going on the road. As is tradition, the parade will start at Seven Mile Public Beach at 1pm and end on Harbour Drive in the heart of George […]

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Road closures for Batabano events, 3 May – 11 May

Road closures for Batabano events, 3 May – 11 May

| 01/05/2019 | 1 Comment

The RCIPS is informing the public about the following road closures taking place over the next two weekends in order to facilitate events for Cayman Carnival Batabano. Friday Night Fete: Friday, 3 May – 6:30PM to 3:30AM –          Harbour Drive will be closed between Shedden Road and Fort Street (with access to the Port Authority entrance […]

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‘Violin Queen’ to perform at Batabano dinner

‘Violin Queen’ to perform at Batabano dinner

| 16/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Organizers of Cayman Carnival Batabano said they are “thrilled” to bring back its signature dinner show, Le Masque, set for Thursday, 2 May at Pedro St James and featuring “The Violin Queen”, Mapy, with her unique fusion of soca and afro-beat music. A charitable raffle will also be held throughout the evening, with […]

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Rotary Club helps Junior Batabano go on the road

Rotary Club helps Junior Batabano go on the road

| 10/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman has returned as a sponsor of the Junior Batabano Street Parade and Family Fun Day, continuing a tradition that began when the service organisation came on as a founding supporter of the event 18 years ago. This year’s parade is set for 11 May.

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Food festival spices up Batabano

Food festival spices up Batabano

| 04/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of this year’s Cayman Carnival Batabano, the associated food festival has attracted a record 27 vendors to dish out local and Caribbean cuisine. From around noon to midnight on Saturday, 5 May, during the “Last Lap” street dance, Cardinal Avenue and Albert Panton Street will be transformed into an outdoor […]

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Batabano parade stays fresh

Batabano parade stays fresh

| 10/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The 34th annual Cayman Carnival Batabano culminated on Saturday, 6 May, with Fresh Carnival taking home the “Band Of The Year” title for the second year in a row. The band’s theme was “Candy”, with sections titled for different confections. Fresh Carnival scored 262 points for the win, with Tribal Carnival coming in […]

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Batabano takes parade on the road

Batabano takes parade on the road

| 21/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Carnival Batabano is hosting its second J’Ouvert road parade and breakfast fete Saturday, 22 April 2017. “Last year’s Batabano J’Ouvert parade was an historic event, being the first parade route of its kind to be granted permission by the RCIPS and the Liquor Licensing Board as an all-inclusive parade and fete,” […]

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Toronto mas band joining Batabano

Toronto mas band joining Batabano

| 05/04/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Canadian masquerade (mas) band, Carnival Nationz, will be participating for the first time at Cayman Carnival Batabano, set for 4-6 May 2017. The group has won the “Band of the Year” award at Toronto’s Caribana festival multiple times. In addition to providing a new carnival experience for local Batabano masqueraders, the band is offering […]

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Mas bands to show off Batabano costumes

Mas bands to show off Batabano costumes

| 20/01/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The newly-formed Cayman Islands Masquerade Bands Association (CIMBA), will be showcasing costume designs that participants will wear when they go on the road for Cayman Carnival Batabano in May. The event, a show of support for Batabano and dubbed the “All Ah We” band launch, is set for the National Heroes Day […]

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