One Island Mas Captures Band of The Year Title at the 2015 Miami Broward Carnival
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Miami, Fl-The Miami Broward Carnival One Host Committee culminated their season 2015 Miami Broward Carnival with the kaleidoscope of colors and pageantry with over 15,000 masqueraders who competed for the coveted Band of the Year title at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds. One Island Mas captured the Band of the Year title in front of over 35, 000 attendees.
The high energy vibes covered the mega music stage as heavy weight soca artists such as Trinidad’s Queen of Bacchanal Destra and the Bakanal Band,Xplosion Band, Patrice Roberts,Dil-e-Nadan, Fadda Fox, Snakey, MnM Music – Menace, Boasta & Mello, Laurena Davis, Claudette Peters, Rudy, Ricardo Drue, Julien Believe and Lyrikal. The music stage was powered by MC Wassy, and MC-Da Mighty Pencil and notable DJs that included; Dynasty, SoSo, 99 Jamz-DJ Waggy T, Renny, Supa Trackz, Choice-One, Rude-Deck and Barrie Hype.
Miami’s warm weather, palm trees and melting pot of cultures that makeup the blueprint of South Florida served as a perfect backdrop to one of the most popular and exciting multicultural events that celebrates the rich Caribbean culture of the South Florida community.
Attendees also enjoyed Caribbean Arts and Crafts Village and the Corporate & Sponsor Exhibitor Pavilion
2015 Miami Broward Carnival Winners
Female Individual-Nicole DeNobriga- Mascots International-Mythical legend of the Trapeze
Male Individual-Raphael Dalrymple-Mascots International-Spirit of the Circus
2015 Queen-Shelia Boyd-Island Gems Mas( Nani Yehi)
2015 King-Jean Pierre De Gannes-Mascots International(Picoca The Circus Ringmaster)
First place individual female-Skye Ramos-Hertiage TNT-(The Enchanted Peacock)
First place male individual-Nicholas Sinanan-Heritage TNT-(Serenity)
First place Queen-Briana Charpentier-Heritage Royalty Kids(The Gem)
First place King-Jadan Chan Tack-Heritage TNT-(The Majestic Chinese Dragon – Good Karma)
2015 Panorama Winner
Pantastic Steel Orchestra
Special thanks to this year’s sponsors who include: jetBlue (Official Airline Carrier of Miami Broward Carnival),Yellow Cab, Caribbean Airlines,The Greater Miami Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, Caribbean Finders, 1-800–411 Pain, Victoria Mutual Bldg Society, Antigua & Barbuda Festival Commission, Antigua Carnival,
#MiamiCarnival is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.
Media partners: South Florida Caribbean News, Caribbean National Weekly, jamaicans.com, Vibez Radio, Wack Radio, Caribbean American Passport News Magazine, Vibyz Radio, VibyzPromotions, Island 360, Zip 103FM-Jamaica,Now Urban Entertainment Magazine, Vibes Unit, Small Island massive.com, eventsrusonline.com, 100 Jamz-100.3 Nassau, WACK90.1FM,caribbeanfinders.com, Caribbean Connection with David Cadillac Martin.
Next year’s Miami Broward Carnival-Sunday, October 9, 2016.