13 Jul 2017

    50 Years Of Carnival: Launch of Toronto Caribbean Carnival Highlights Colourful Celebration Ahead

    On July 11th, Toronto kicked off the celebration of its 50th annual Caribbean Carnival with the festival’s official launch ceremony.

    This colourful showcase of Caribbean culture was just a sampling of the festivities expected in the weeks ahead. Band leaders presented elaborate costumes as the energetic sounds of soca music and the rich aroma of traditional Caribbean foods filled the air. This year’s celebration will include special events commemorating the carnival’s 50th anniversary and Canada 150. Toronto Caribbean Carnival events, including the Carnival Ball, the lighting of the CN Tower, and the Grande Parade, are ongoing until August 5th.


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    Roy Virtue

    Roy Virtue is a Freelance Photojournalist/Reporter who has been photographing in and around the greater Toronto area for a number of publications in the city for about 20 years. Including Share, The Gleaner, Canada Extra, Contrast, Pride, Sway, Planet Africa, The Drivers Magazine, Guyana News, The Ethnic Umbrella, Snap Downtown Toronto & Expose Entertainment Magazine.

    Working as a photojournalist/Reporter since 1987, Roy Virtue quickly became a recognized member with the CEMA-Canadian Ethnic Media Association all over Ontario. He has photographed famous celebrities such as Lady Diana, The Queen, The Queens Mother, Mohamed Ali, Denzel Washington, Brad Pitt, Rihanna & Beyonce just to name a few. He has covered over 200 hundred pageants and many more important events in Ontario.

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