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MAS In The City

MAS IN THE CITY

TOKYO SOCA BUS PARTY

Hosted by Isabel (イザベル) @1ipsocarib

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

MAS × BUS × SOCA

MAS is dancing and partying in a costume in the streets with all y0ur friends!

In Tokyo you’ll play mas with us on a party BUS!

Trinidad and Tobago is the birthplace of the world’s largest Caribbean carnival and the music genre SOCA.

MAS IN THE CITY: Catch the amazing sights of Tokyo while feteing on a customized party bus – Japan’s one and only carnival bus fete!

Play MAS, wave yuh flag, fete and get on bad on the SOCA explosion bus! Experience the best of Trinidad and Tobago carnival in MAS IN CITY!

The final stop of the party bus will be at the secret location of Rum N Bass* which is the 3rd of 4 Japan Soca Weekend parties.

*An additional door fee is required for Rum N Bass

Join us for Tokyo’s most lit Carnival and Soca experience!

Tickets:

7500 JPY before July 30th (residents of Japan)

8000 JPY before September 10th (residents of Japan)

Tickets issued upon payment confirmation.

If you’re visiting Japan for SOCA Weekend please contact us here.

Advanced ticket purchase only. No tickets will be sold on the day of the event.

Japan Soca Weekend 2018

Soca Queendom

Promoted by ilovetrini, responsible for promoting Soca music for over 10 years in japan! This promises to be the “Best Soca party in Japan.” Japan’s very own International Soca DJ selectorHemo will be bringing you the best of soca music!

More details to be announced.

Rum N Bass

Rum N Bass offers 100% overproof vibes, full of Caribbean music! Prepare to dance and sweat all night long! Japan’s very own DJ Daiky will be bring you the best of Caribbean music!

More details to be announced.

Bus party!

The ultimate way to see the beautiful city of Tokyo! This is a party bus with a live DJ. Free drinks included.

Bus stops at key points for those that want to take pics and videos.

Mas costume/Monday wear required. No large feathers. Bring your own costume.

If you don’t have a costume/Monday wear you may order a costume from @kammydesigns on Instagram. Kammydesigns is based in Japan and also designs for NYC Labor Day parade.

Island Nations

The main event of Japan Soca Weekend. See International Soca artist Lyrikal perform live! Lyrikal, born in the Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago is one of the most popular Soca artists. Known for hits such as Lit, Criminal Wine, Ramajay, Conquer Meh, Loner, Cloud 9, Freedom and many more.

This event will also have many local talented Japanese artists performing live.  Caribbean people are coming from all over the world just for this event, so you definitely don’t want to miss this.

 

 

Caribbean Christmas Party Tokyo

 

 

 

Crazy Lime Soca Fete


CRAZY LIME SOCA FETE IN TOKYO, JAPAN!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 2013

ADMISSION: 2,500 YEN + 1 DRINK

DOORS OPEN 11:00 PM

SHOW STARTS MIDNIGHT UNTIL 5:00 AM

CLUB CACTUS
107-0062 TOKYO-TO, MINATO-KU, MINAMI-AOYAMA 1-15-18, RIRA BLDG. B1 >>> OPEN THE HEAVY SOUNDPROOF GRAY DOOR!! WE’RE INSIDE!!

CONTACT US

Ronnie & Caro Mas Band

 

Ronnie & Caro has been my mas (Carnival) band of choice since 2010. Friendly service, tight security, gift bag, excellent food (breakfast, lunch, snacks) on the road, unlimited alcohol/soft drinks on Carnival Monday and Tuesday make the Ronnie & Caro experience one you’ll want to return to year after year. Best of all, real fetein and sweatin on de road PLUS gorgeous costumes that make your inner diva shine through!! What more could you want?

In October 2010, I had the great pleasure of meeting legendary Soca artiste Ronnie McIntosh (Ronnie & Caro‘s band leader) in Tokyo, Japan when he accepted my invitation to have his first international band launch in Asia. Check out the photo gallery to see how the costumes (designed by his talented wife Caro McIntosh) and authentic Trinidad Carnival flavour wowed the crowd.

Watch the videos below to catch a glimpse of how much fun Carnival Monday and Tuesday are on de road with Ronnie & Caro.

 

 

Register now for the Trinidad Carnival Tour 2014 Package which includes your choice of a Carnival costume (while supplies last) from Ronnie & Caro Mas Band! Click here for more details.

このトリニダード・トバゴカーニバルツアーに含まれていますRonnie & Caro Carnival衣装。

 

“For those of you who have never played mas with Ronnie & Caro… This band prides itself on not only beautifully made costumes but also dedicated organisation and customer satisfaction. Not only must you be pleased with your costume, you must feel at 10:00 pm on Carnival Tuesday night like you have been liming (hanging out) with your family for the last two days.

That is why Ronnie & Caro Mas Band is so special! DE RIVER COME DOWN…get ready to fall in de river!”

– Big Pappy Soca Prince

 

Trinidad Carnival 2014 Package Tour

Carifrique.com‘s Trinidad Carnival 2014 Package Tour is now available! Book now to avoid disappointment!

This Trinidad Carnival 2014 Package Tour includes costume, all-inclusive fetes, Tobago BBQ cruise and MORE!

CLICK THE FLYER BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS

 

Fantasy Carnival Costumes 2014

Fantasy Carnival 2014 Costumes

 

Fantasy Carnivalの2014年カーニバル衣装

 

 

 Images courtesy Fantasy Carnival

 

R-DAY Romie’s B-Day Fete

『R DAY』

ROMIE’S B-DAY FETE

Caribbean Music Party (Soca, Reggae, Reggaeton and more!!)

CLUB CACTUS, TOKYO, JAPAN

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH

DOORS OPEN AT 11:00 P.M.

FETE ALL NIGHT UNTIL…!!!

2,000 JPY + 1 DRINK

DRESS CODE: BLACK & GOLD

ADDRESS: TOKYO, MINATO-KU, MINAMI-AOYAMA 1-15-18, RIRA NOGIZAKA BLDG. B1F >> GO DOWNSTAIRS AND OPEN THAT HUGE HEAVY DOOR! WE’RE INSIDE!!

TEL: 03-3408-9577

■MUSIC BY
MAD FREAK
SHIO from UNSTOPPABLE
selector HEMO
BADDY45
HI-R

■Special Live Performances By
MICKY RICH
LOS CATIVOS all the way from Cuba!!
STARS ON PAN Steel Pan Band
ROMIE
CHAM from Japan
Yucalee

■Dance Showcase With
AYU
ARISA
CHIAKI from RED KAT

■Shop
KIMIKO’S Jewellery

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THE LEGEND PARTY!!!! 第二弾!!!!!!!
わたくしROMIEがお送りするダンスでございます。
第1回目は、おかげさまで大好評!!!!!
第二弾もスペシャルメンバーがラインナップ!!!

カクタス初登場!キューバのレゲトングループ「LOS CATIVOS」!

レゲエ界ではもちろん大人気!そしてソカ界でも大人気上昇中「MICKY RICH」!

ソカ界の楽しいこと大好き集団「CARNIVAL FLAVOR」に、

レゲエシンガー「CHAM」、「Yucalee」も登場

そしてわたくしロミーは、スティールパンバンド「STARS ON PAN」とセッションします!

サウンドも横須賀から「SHIO from UNSTOPPABLE

東京から仲良しサウンド「MAD FREAK

マイファミリー「selector HEMO」に「BADDY 45」!

ダンスショーケースは、全員ピンで!!!!!
ラテン界で大活躍中の「AYU」!
オールジャンルで大活躍中、振り付け師としても活躍中「ARISA」!
ダンスホール界でトップに立ち、勢い止まらない「CHIAKI from RED KAT」!

とにかく!説明するより来てもらえばわかるはず!!!
カリブミュージックを中心にお腹いっぱい楽しめちゃいます。

そして、前回好評でした「Romie&Kimiko」オリジナルアクセも当日限定で発売します♪

とにかく楽しいから来て下さいまし♪

ドレスコードは「ブラック&ゴールド」です。

今から予定空けといて~~~~~~くださいな♪
9月13日(金)はカクタスでカリブパーティ!!!!!!!!!
ROMIEEEEEEEEE’s FETE!!!!

2013/9/13 -FRI-
『R Day』 -Romie’s B-Day Fete-

@clubCACTUS
ADMISSION: 2000 YEN (1D)
STARTS AT 23:00~
DRESS CODE: BLACK & GOLD

■music
MAD FREAK
SHIO from UNSTOPPABLE
selector HEMO
BADDY45
HI-R

■special live performances
MICKY RICH
LOS CATIVOS from Cuba
STARS ON PAN Steel Pan Band
ROMIE
CARNIVAL FLAVOR
CHAM (Japan)
Yucalee

■dance showcase
AYU
ARISA
CHIAKI from RED KAT

■shop
KIMIKO’S Jewellery

VIDEO – Shibuya Pop Riddim Medley

SHIBUYA POP Riddim / V.A デジタル配信限定アルバムRelease!!! 【Music Video Full Version公開!!】

Japan × Jamaica × Trinidad and TobagoをMix Upした、フレッシュで斬新なカリビアンミュージック”ISLAND POP”!!

“Shibuya Pop Riddim”7曲含む
スーパーコンピレーションアルバム完成!
“Selector HEMO presents ISLAND POP!!!”

SHIBUYA POP Riddim / V.A

カリブ海最南端の国”TRINIDAD & TOBAGO ”
(トリニダード&トバゴ)を中心に世界へと発信され、
今、注目を集めている、最新カリビアンダンス・
ミュージック “ISLAND POP”!!!

このムーブメントをいち早く取り入れたSelector HEMOが
トリニダードのNO.1プロデュースチームである、
Precision Productionsと共作した、”SHIBUYA POP Riddim ” !!!

世界を揺らした”TURN ME ON “でお馴染みのSOCAの貴公子、
KEVIN LYTTLE や”L.U.S.T”での活躍のジャマイカのベテラン
実力派美声シンガーLUKIE D 、そしてSEAN PAUL との、
“If It Isn’t Love (Remix)”も大ヒット中!1st Albumもリリースした
ばかりの次世代注目株”NICKY B “も参加!

Micky Rich、Romie、Carnival Flavor の日本人アーティストの3曲も夏に向けて、加速中!!!

―SHIBUYA POP Riddim / V.A Official Music Video ―

・Produced by: LIME Records
・Executive Producer: Selector HEMO (LIME Records)
・Director: Ippei Morita (LIME House)
・Camera (Japan): Issop
・Camera (Trinidad and Tobago): Kendall Layne (KLayne Films)
・Editing: Ippei Morita (LIME House)
・Music Production: Selector HEMO & Precision Productions
・Artists:Carnival Flavor, Micky Rich, Romie
・Choreographer: Yuri
・Dancers: Yuri, A-chan, Chiaki from Red Kat, Mai, Angella, Mari, Kei, Ackeee,Yasu (Car­nival Flavor, YKT, 283)
・Steel Pan: Asa-Chan & Yumi (Stars On Pan)
・Actress:Riho
・Hair and Make-up: Mari
・Extra: Momoko Tamura
・Location Providers: Takao Tezuka (Jiyugaoka Tezuka Dental Office), Kenji Yonekura (Yonekura Boxing Gym)
・Jingle Sounds: Yumi (Stars On Pan)
・Translator: Yogie Ariga
・A&R:Ayako Yamabe, Yoichiro Sumix
・Art Work & Design : CANSER

・Special Thanks to:
Petra Laptiste, Carifrique.com, Ronnie and Caro McIntosh, Ronnie & Caro The Mas Band, Manabu, Katsunori Tsuda(総合格闘技津田沼道場, Nanae & Hitohiko, Sheena, Yogie, Shorty & all our friends.

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The Shibuya Pop Riddim is out now strictly on limited digital distribution!!

The Shibuya Pop Riddim is an amazing mixture of JAPAN × JAMAICA × TRINIDAD & TOBAGO based on the fresh and edgy Caribbean music called Island Pop. Island Pop is the latest dance music emerging from the Caribbean’s southernmost country of Trinidad and Tobago and has been attracting attention from all over the world.

Selector HEMO has quickly adopted it and produced the Shibuya Pop Riddim along with Trinidad and Tobago’s number 1 production team Precision Productions.

The artist line up includes Soca music prince Kevin Lyttle, who’s well known for his magnum hit Turn Me On. Also on the album is veteran Jamaican singer LUKIE D, who is also a member of L.U.S.T, and NICKY B, a talented youth who recently released his first album with a huge hit If It Isn’t Love (Remix) featuring Sean Paul.

Japanese artists Micky Rich, Romie and Carnival Flavor are also featured with their hot tunes for this hot hot summer!

「TRINI LOVE FOR JAPAN」 DVD Release Party

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 7th

At CLUB CACTUS

DOORS OPEN at 11:00 PM

TICKETS AT THE DOOR: 2,500 YEN + 1 DRINK

 

SPECIAL GUEST DJs
CROSSFIRE OF UNITY SOUND
HERO (SKY GREEN SOUND) FROM NYC

SPECIAL LIVE  STEEL PAN PERFORMANCE
STARS ON PAN

SPECIAL LIVE DANCE PERFORMANCES
AIKO
CARNIVAL FLAVOR

HOSTED BY
selector HEMO

★Club CACTUS★
港区南青山1-15-18リーラ乃木坂B1F
Tokyo-to, Minato-ku, Minami-Aoyama 1-15-18, Rira Bldg. B1F (Open the huge, soundproof, gray door!)
View Map
TEL:03-3408-9577

Kaj Designs Tribu Sauvage at BLUEPRINT

Kaj Designs, Tobago’s premier fashion house, will lead the Caribbean as it unveils its latest resort collection, Tribu Sauvage, at the international fashion trade show, BLUEPRINT, in Singapore. From May 16 to 19, 2013, Kaj will join Asia’s finest as the first Caribbean brand to exhibit and show at the core of Singapore’s fashion week, Asia Fashion Exchange (AFX).

In its fourth year, BLUEPRINT, is the only Asian fashion trade show that specializes in launching pre-spring collections. While curating fresh and forward menswear, womenswear and accessories from Asia’s most-talented emerging and established designers, BLUEPRINT also attracts leading international brands set on penetrating Asian markets. As one of BLUEPRINT’s mid-luxury brands, Kaj will be in the company of Yacht 21 of Singapore, Akiko Ogawa of Japan, Religion Clothing of the UK, and Creazioni Antonella of Italy.

BLUEPRINT’s calendar of events includes a two-day shopping and lifestyle event, EMPORIUM, from May 18 to 19, 2013 where fashion lovers can look forward to culling samples, limited edition items and off-season collections. The Tobago brand was honoured to win its bid to host one of six runway shows that will take place over the four-day fashion event. On May 16, 2013, Tribu Sauvage will make its runway debut to an audience of buyers and media including David Jones of Australia, Harvey Nichols of Hong Kong, Edition of Japan, Vogue Japan, Vogue Italia, Harper’s BAZAAR UK and Senken Shimbun of Japan.

“We are very excited to welcome Kaj Designs on board BLUEPRINT Trade show and EMPORIUM this year. The bold and eclectic brand celebrates the dynamism of diverse cultures – an outlook that we at BLUEPRINT share. We look forward to hosting them in Asia and expanding their reach into new markets,” shared Tracy Phillips, Project Director of BLUEPRINT.

Kaj‘s newest collection marries luxury with the appeal of simple designs that jet set from a relaxing resort setting to fast-paced city life. For the discerning woman, Tribu Sauvage juxtaposes bold tribal infusions against a backdrop of wild animal and camouflage prints. The collection goes from everyday to evening in jersey knits and indulgent silk blends that gently hug the contour.

With a sound business strategy and dynamic marketing tactics, Kaj is focused on establishing a stable presence in Asian markets. “I am excited yet I feel a sense of responsibility to display the Caribbean to these vast Asian markets. This is a stepping stone for the Caribbean to be at the fore of international fashion,” asserted Kaj’s designer, Ayoung-Julien.

To the sophisticated woman who confidently asserts her sense of style, Kaj’s newest creations deliver understated sensuality. Explore a haven of style with Kaj Resort 13/14 at BLUEPRINT. Visit Kaj Designs at booth A15 and discover the KajFAB safari of Tribu Sauvage. To learn more about the brand send an email, call (868) 639-6KAJ(6525) or visit us online.

Connect with Kaj on Facebook and Twitter

[Video] – Differentology by Bunji Garlin

Differentology is not just a song, it’s a movement. It’s the soul of Trinidad and Tobago’s Jouvert.

According to Bunji Garlin, the master artiste behind this year’s hit, “This is just a music video – it’s not a movie, but it’s not the typical music video where there’s just a lot of dancing. There’s a story line. This video depicts man coming to life from nothingness to the formation of past, present and what will come in the future. It’s not a hard story from beginning to end- there’s still some freeness to it. I hope you enjoy.”

Watch it here:

Listen to it here: