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King of Trinidad Carnival is now running the Caribbean Carnival parade in Toronto

- Wednesday May 1st, 2013

The Festival Management Committee announced today that Curtis Eustace has been named the Parade Operations Manager for this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Grand Parade.  The Parade annually attracts over 1-million spectators and participants.
Curtis Eustace is an experience parade organizer, cultural event promoter and participant in Carnival style events in Toronto and throughout the Caribbean.  He replaces long-time parade manager Sam Lewis who retired at the end of the 2012 festival.
Mr. Eustace is the founder and bandleader of two very successful Mas Bands in Toronto - Carnival Nationz and the All Spice Mas Band.  He has been an integral member of the Toronto Mas Band Association for over a decade, and was founding board member of the Festival Management Committee (the non-profit board that oversees the annual Toronto festival).
In 2012 Mr. Eustace was named as one of the top 50 persons of Caribbean Heritage living in Canada and promoting Caribbean culture.  Mr. Eustace is revered in Trinidad, the birthplace of the Carnival parade.  He has won the title of King of Carnival of Trinidad and Tobago a record nine times!  As well Mr. Eustace has promoted and managed large scale concerts and cultural events in Toronto.
“ This is a key appointment for the festival,” explained festival CEO Denise Herrera-Jackson. “Curtis responsible for the efficient planning and execution of the Grand Parade for the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival and the execution of the of Junior Carnival Parade as well.  Curtis will make sure that all of the bands get out on the parade route and that we put on the BEST show that Toronto is ever going to see!”
The Junior Parade will be held Saturday July 20th at Downsview Park in North Toronto.  The Grand Parade will be held on Saturday August 3 along Toronto’s Lakeshore Blvd.
 
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