Post Tagged with: "West Indian-American Day Carnival Association"

Artist Patricia Barthe at Banboche Mas’ fundraiser in Crown Heights on Aug. 10. (Photo by Photo by Stefano Giovannini via Caribbean Life)

Haitian Mas Band to Debut at West Indian Parade

Brooklyn August 23, 2018 at 11:57 am

Caribbean Life speaks to the co-founder of the only Haitian masquerade group to participate in this year’s West Indian Day Parade.

Keelah Chung portrays “Lost Queen” designed by Drillz International. It is one of 12 sections featured in “Coming to America.” (Photo by Photo by Nelson A. King via Caribbean Life)

Getting Ready for Carnival in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture August 31, 2017 at 4:35 pm

Caribbean Life and Brooklyn media outlets report on what to expect on Labor Day for J’Ouvert and the West Indian American Day Parade, which celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Waving flags of Guyana and other countries at the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn. (Photo by Alex, Creative Commons license)

A Call for West Indian Parade Group to Reflect Community

Caribbean, New York July 14, 2015 at 7:25 pm

The Caribbean-Guyana Institute for Democracy says Guyanese and other nationalities that make up the Caribbean immigrant population are not included in the members and board of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association, reports Carib News.

Senator Eric Adams, Majority Leader John Sampson and Senator Kevin Parker (right) at the West Indian Day Parade breakfast. (via

West Indian-American Day Carnival Unlikely to Receive State Funds

Culture, Politics August 7, 2012 at 2:32 pm

Missed financial reporting deadlines and turmoil within the West Indian-American Day Carnival Association spell trouble for the annual Labor Day celebration.