JAM | Jan 29, 2023

PHOTOS | Yard Mas giving Jamaica a taste of the carnival experience

Shemar-Leslie Louisy

Shemar-Leslie Louisy / Our Today

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Showcasing of the Athena costume.

The Yard Mas Carnival: Reign of Goddess band launch on Saturday night (January 29) gave fans a preview of the elegance and beauty of their costumes and what they should expect for carnival. It was a night of people enjoying good music, drinks and fun in New Kingston.

Yard Mas Carnival is Jamaica’s newest carnival band, brought to the people by I Love Soca, Fete Republic, Broadtail, and CS & Zarmak Ltd.

Showcasing of the Oya costume. (Photos: Shemar-Leslie Louisy/Our Today)

“It was my first band launch in Jamaica, it has me curious about what to expect on the road,” said soca reveller Kennise, from Trinidad.

After a night of soca music, the band launch ended the evening featureing eight costumes themed after popular goddesses and warriors – Aja, Oshun, Oya, Athena, Khaleesi, Queen of the Dance, Dolly, Xena.

Our Today shares with you moments with some of the people who were there.

Rohan ‘Quite Perry’ Perry, out and about with his friends.
Tonoya Wint and Kevaun ‘merchii_don’ Merchant were there to enjoy themselves.
Jack Murray was happy as can be at the party.
Regional Marketing Manager Jamaica and the Caribbean for Campari Group, Kamal Powell.


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