Thursday, July 19, 2012

Rotterdam Carnival 28th of July 2012

From Soca Saira of Dutch Soca Lovers, all info for Rotterdam Carnival.

Zomercarnaval Rotterdam will take place on the streets of Rotterdam, the Netherlands on Saturday July 28. The parade starts and ends by the Boompjeskade, near Willemsbrug (the RED coloured bridge).
For more info on Zomercarnaval check the following links:
FB Page:
Parade route map:
Groups participating in streetparade:

Zomercarnaval Rotterdam has grown over the years into an event with which many cultures can identify. There are groups representing the Carnivasl of Aruba, Curacao, Surinam, Trinidad, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Cabo Verde, and a new addition this year from St Maarten and the Small Islands in the Caribbean.
Dutch Soca Lovers off course supports all groups who promotes SOCA MUSIC and our CARIBBEAN CULTURE in Holland. We WELCOME our Soca Families from UK, Germany, France, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Trinidad, USA, Canada, and other Soca Families from all over the world who come to Holland to join us in this BACCHANAL!!!
Here are the FB links/websites of some of these groups:
#9 People's Choice presents "THE ROYAL QUEEN OF HEARTS" -
#10 Caribbean Jewels presents "FABULOUS! ALL HANDS ON DECK" -
#11 Kingdoms Under The Sun presents "ROMA" - FB EVENT LINK -
#18 Small Island Unity presents "CARIBBEAN MAS" - FB EVENT LINK -
#37 Triniconnection & Friends presents "PURE" - FB EVENT LINK -

There are also SOCA FETES in Amsterdam and Rotterdam during the Zomercarnaval weekend. Here are FB Event Links to these SOCA FETES:
*Socalicious Masquerade Fete in AMSTERDAM -
*JamRock XXL Carnival Pre-Party in ROTTERDAM -
*The Official Zomercarnival Jouvert Morning After Party in ROTTERDAM -

Video from Dutch TV: