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Preparing for Carib Mask 2014


I recently had the pleasure of attending a general meeting for the Raleigh Durham Afro Carribean Association. For those who don't know, this is the organization responsible for bringing Carib Mask to Raleigh.

 For the past two years downtown Raleigh has exploded with the sounds of Soca and Reggae music. Even if it's only for one day it's an event to remember. Ladies in extravagant feathered and sequence costumes and bands parade down the Fayetteville street route. While thousand of on looker wave flags from every island. It's just a touch of the carnival experience, here is Raleigh!



So when I heard the meeting would be open to the public, I was ready to go see what this would be about. They where in fact preparing for 2014 carnival. It's registration time for everything from participating in the parade to being vendors. So if you or your organization want to be a part of this years CaribMask I have few details for you. Contact RDACA lol. Remember I said thousands of onlookers...

http://rdaca.org/caribmask/

The best part about attending the meeting was finding out how involved they are in the community. They had several volunteer opportunities available. I decided I would step in and lend a hand myself. Look them up on Facebook to stay informed.  RDACA you are awesome!!!


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