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Carnival 2005 Schedule

April 1, 2005 – Carnival will take place this year from April 10 to April 30. This year's theme is "Carnival is alive in 2005," which was submitted by Lynette Glasford. The Carnival Village will be named Calypsonianville in honor of all local calypsonians. Below is a schedule of events.
Here also a 2004 listing of the V.I. Carnival Committee office staff, executive committee and subcommittee chairs. Changes will be posted as announced.
Telephone 776-3112
Fax 777-9199
Mailing address:
PO Box 307947, St. Thomas VI 00801
Carnival hotlines: 690-5552, 690-5555, 690-5556, 690-5557, 690-5558, 690-5559
Web site – www.vicarnival.com
E-mail – jouvert@viaccess.net
Office staff
Executive director – Caswil Callender 690-5557
Administrative secretary – Denise Smith
Executive committee
Chair – Kenneth L. Blake
Vice chair – Lorraine Morton
Treasurer – Derrick Gumbs
Public relations – Athniel "Bobby" Thomas
Correspondent – Venus Green
Recorder – Linda Serrano
Subcommittee chairs (from 2004)
Archives – Selassie Francis
Awards – Merla Kimball
Booklet – Georgia Gottlieb
Calypso Tent – St. Clair DeSilva
Children's Activities – Amazia Francis
Cultural Activities – Delyn Willett
Decorations – Henry Richards Sr.
Fair – Ingerborg Marrero
Hospitality – Agnes George
Judges – Anita Arnold
Music – Margaret Moore
Parade – Angel Turnbull
Prince and Princess – Francisque Roberts
Queens – Lorna Webster
Steelband Jamboree – Eduardo Corneiro
Village – Zeathea "Patsy" Milliner
Watersports – Ulric Pilgrim
Monday, April 4
Applications Due in for Both Parades.
application forms for both the Children's and the Adults' Parades are available at the committee office.
Thursday & Friday, April 7-8
Carnival Vendors' Permits
The V.I. Police Department has announced that Carnival vendors may obtain permits only from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7 and 8. Permits will be issued for the two Parade Day and J'ouvert only. For fees and other requirements see the article in this Community/Other section.
Sunday, April 10
Prince & Princess Selection show, 5 p.m. at the Lionel Roberts Stadium.
Saturday, April 16
Queen's Selection Show, 8 p.m. at the Lionel Roberts Stadium.
Sunday, April 17
Toddlers Derby, 5 p.m. at the Lionel Roberts Stadium;
traditional games, 7 p.m. at the Lionel Roberts Stadium.
Monday, April 18
Carnival at the Roy L. Schneider Hospital, 6 p.m., Hospital Lobby (First floor).
Tuesday, April 19
Junior Calypso Monarch Competition, 8 p.m., Lionel Roberts Stadium.
Friday, April 22
Jr. Latin Night/Cultural Night, 8 p.m. at the Lionel Roberts Stadium Opening of Carnival Rides, 6 p.m. at the Fort Christian Parking Lot.
Saturday, April 23
Heineken Calypso Revue, 8 p.m. at the Lionel Roberts Stadium.
Sunday, April 24
Steelband Jamboree, 5 p.m. at the Lionel Roberts Stadium.
Monday, April 25
Opening of Calypsonianville, 6 p.m. at the Fort Christian Parking Lot.
Tuesday, April 26
Pre-Teen Tramp, 6 p.m. from the Rothschild Francis Market Square to Carnival Village; Senior Citizens' Quelbe Tramp, 8 p.m. from Market Square to Carnival Village.
Wednesday, April 27
Cultural Fair – "Jambi's Marketplace" in honor of Lucien "Jambi" Samuel Jr., 8 a.m. at the Emancipation Garden.
Thursday, April 28
Roas-a-time (J'ouvert), 4 a.m. along Veteran's Drive;
Coors Light V.I. Calypso Competition, 8 p.m. at the Lionel Roberts Stadium.
Friday, April 29
Children's Parade, 10 a.m. from Market Square to Lionel Roberts Stadium.
Saturday, April 30
Adults' Parade, 10 a.m. Western Cemetery to Lionel Roberts Stadium.
Events are subject to change. Contact the V.I. Carnival Committee at 776-3112, for more information.

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