Some of the world’s biggest carnival celebrations have officially been canceled. Trinidad & Tobago’s prime minister announced last year that the massively popular event which typically draws thousands would be nixed in 2021, as the twin-island nation continues to battle the Covid-19 pandemic.
The equally iconic Rio de Janeiro parade was another pandemic casualty, canceling for the first time in more than a century. And more dominoes are expected to fall worldwide.
In the meantime, several carnival influencers and content creators are keeping the spirit of bacchanal live on their various platforms. So if you’re suffering from ‘mas fever or need a throwback to those J’ouvert jumping days, here are some of the top follows in the game.
If you couldn’t tell by her name, Global Carnivalist takes her reveling very seriously. Check out her thoughts on all things ‘mas on her Carnival And Dem Ting Deh Podcast.
iPhone content creator extraordinaire Chavdakid also doubles as the self-proclaimed ‘Fête Deacon.’ Read his 10 Carnival Commandments.
Crista the Bahamianista is a fitness queen, which helps her stay ready to jump into her next carnival costume. She’s also very generous with carnival insights on her blog.
When Cinelli’s not exploring the world, you can find her intensively prepping for the next carnival fête on an island near you. This carnival lover definitely gets her money’s worth.
Born in Cameroon and raised in Zimbabwe, Sandra’s website is a comprehensive and colorful guide to carnival culture.
Get you an influencer who not only guides you through all the hottest carnival events but who is also a chemist and can provide post-bacchanal skincare tips.