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Carnival road closures pending

Applications for road closures for Cayman’s new carnival events have not yet been sent to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service for approval.

One carnival, two parades

Cayman’s plan for a single carnival parade has now reverted to two separate events.

No road closures granted yet for carnivals

Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has said he is yet to give road closure permission to Batabano and CayMAS.

No ‘side’ businesses for cruise ships

Premier Alden McLaughlin made it clear that his administration will not allow cruise ship companies to operate any businesses outside of their current function in Cayman.

Photo Gallery: 16th Junior Batabano

Schools from across Cayman joined the Junior Batabano street parade Saturday, as young people danced through downtown in turtle-inspired wears.

Take two as carnival dancers return to Cayman

Exotic costumes, colorful floats and a party atmosphere – it must be carnival time in Cayman.

CayMAS Carnival weekend is here!

Batabano took to the streets on May 5, and now CayMAS is ready to bring the Carnival to Cayman two weeks later.

CayMAS Carnival 2017

CayMAS Carnival 2017 video

The parade

Batabano carnival returns May 4-6, 2017

The 2017 Batabano carnival will be held May 4-6, with Junior Batabano on April 29, organizers said Monday.

Carnival couture queen reigns supreme

Larger-than-life and infinitely more colorful than the show-stopping costumes she creates, Reba Dilbert is Cayman’s carnival and pageant couture queen.

‘Carnival and Culture’ lecture on Friday

Christopher Williams will present a special lecture on Carnival and culture at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands on Friday, followed by an open discussion.

Braccanal weekend lights up the Brac

The music was pumping and spirits were high at Cayman Brac’s homegrown Carnival held over the long Discovery Day weekend.

Carnival time for the Brac

Cayman Brac celebrates its carnival this weekend with the annual Braccanal festivities.

Carnival time in Cayman

Thousands of carnival-goers dressed in the distinctive, colorful costumes of Batabano, filled the streets of Grand Cayman on Saturday as the country came together for the annual festival.

Cayman Carnival Batabano hits de road

The bar hops, the Junior Batabano and J’Ouvert parades have all been leading up to this: the weekend of music, entertainment and the adult parade on Friday and Saturday.

Cayman in Focus: Junior Batabano takes to the roads

A week before the main Batabano carnival, students donned headdresses, beads and elaborate costumes for the Neverland-themed Junior Batabano parade, Saturday

Shades of carnival at Cayman Cabana

Carnival season has begun, so party people and soca freaks are invited to grab their shades and head for good music and good food at a “Time to Fete” - the 4th annual Shades event, hosted by Cayman Bacchanal in collaboration with Cayman Cabana Oceanside RestoBar this Saturday.

Primary school students tour Carnival exhibition

Almost 200 students from Sir John A. Cumber Primary School toured the traveling exhibition “En Mas’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean” at the National Gallery last week.

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