Canada 2018: Ol' Time Carnival

$570 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 10 people in 21 months
Cajuca Mas Arts Producers is a not-for-profit artistic collective who have been creating Carnival arts for over 25 years.  We rely on sponsorships, grants and in-kind donations to create our costumes.  For 2017, we want to not only celebrate Canada in its 150th year, but Toronto Carnival as well in its 50th year.

We will be presenting Ol' Time Carnival:  The Story Must Be Told, a journey through the evolution of Carnival; from its African roots to what it has become today on streets around the world.  We want to add substance and relevance to the festivities.

We will use the funds to build the costumes, pay performers and artists and secure space in which to create.

We will start our production efforts in May 2017 and would like to know we have the backing to be successful.  We are passionate about preserving and enhancing the Carnival arts and to ensure we create a positive legacy in Toronto for these this craft.  

Our amazing team of volunteers have been with us for more than 10 years - without them, we would not be as successful as we have been.

You support and backing will make 2017 a landmark year for not only the Cajuca Mas Arts Producers creations but for Toronto Carnival itself.  Without you, nothing is possible.

For donations of $500 or more, we acknowledge you publically (if you desire) as a sponsor and include a link to your organisation on our marketing materials.
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Good day everyone! Once more we are preparing our Ol' Time Carnival project. This year, we bring you 'Bacchanal in d' Plantation Yard'.

We are privileged to receive funding from the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council, as well as USW. But, the costs for a multi-location, multi-performer project are not small, and we depend on you to support the arts of Carnival, so we can tell the story of emancipation and preserve and showcase the skills needed to create the costumes and folklore of Carnival from Africa.

With your support, we can make it happen!

You can donate anonymously if you choose, or under your organization's name. no amount is too small!

Thank you!

The Cajuca Mas Arts Team!
Ol' Time Carnival - 2018!
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Ol' Time Carnival: From JabJab to Soumarye! 2018 we come again!

Help us make it happen in 2018 - to bring real Mas, real Carnival to Toronto. We tell the story of Carnival through dance, song and costume - just for you!
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Just a quick thank you to all our supporters and backers for our Ol' Time Carnival project in 2017. We did 3 shows supporting local arts and culture. Without your support, nothing is possible! Stay tuned for our 2018 projects!
Pierrot Grenade Moko Jumbies at Maidaval
Dame Lorraines
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Support the Carnival Arts in Toronto. Bring real Carnival back to the streets and parks. Support the culture and the talented people who present the costumes and music.
Come and Dingolay!
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$570 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 10 people in 21 months
Created November 29, 2016
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16 months ago
Michael Daniels
16 months ago

Good Luck Jackie!

Huw Morgan
19 months ago

Go Jackie Go!

20 months ago
Michael Fetter
20 months ago

I'm excited to be able to support!

rosemary mackay
21 months ago

Pleasure to be a part of this great project. All the best to you and looking forward to seeing next year's creation.

21 months ago
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