CALO Festival will be the UK’s first ever event to showcase the largest mix of Pan-Caribbean culture on such a large scale. The festival will attract around 12,000 visitors over the 3 day event to be held at the grand and historical Alexandra Palace situated in North London from Friday 19th August through to Sunday 21st of August 2011.
Key features of the Caribbean London festival will include: music, food, carnival arts and craft, dance, creative workshops and lots more. This event offers a unique opportunity for businesses to reach their desired target market in an attractive themed fun and exciting festive environment. Although the CALO festival is a new concept its roots are in fact an amalgamation of two major events that have been held annually for the past decade, namely the Grand Carnival Splash and the Next Level Poison UK annual Carnival Concert.
Therefore the CALO Festival foundations instantly benefits from many years of event management and experience, plus the accumulation of a substantial databases of attendees and exhibitors that will assure content, quality and attendance.
This fun filled action packed glorious 3 day event will comprise of the following:
Friday 19th and Saturday 20thof August Evening - Music performances from a world class stage line up, of 21 bands and singers, performing Soca, Calypso, Reggae, Chutney, Dancehall, Zouk, Salsa and Meringue music sounds from all over the Caribbean
Saturday 20th August Daytime - The Grand Carnival Splash costume show an explosion of large elaborate carnival costume performances by some of Europe’s top Carnival designs.
Also featuring the “WorldFoods” Caribbean food, drink and lifestyle extravaganza with presentations from some of the UK’s top Caribbean celebrity chefs including The first Lady of Caribbean Cuisine and TV host Chef Rusti Lee, Hasan Defour, Lorenzo Richards and Tricia Jadonanan
Sunday 21st August Daytime and Evening - Will repeat elements of Saturday with the continuation of Grand Carnival Splash and the “WorldFoods” Caribbean food, drink and lifestyle extravaganza. Sunday is geared towards young people and family both in terms of audiences and participants. Live music performances will also feature with a surprise Special guest performance from one of the UKs most successful boy bands