Elimu Mas Academy-Innovation, Creativity & Education.
We are the Carnival Academy for excellence
Elimu Mas Band – Arts in motion.
Elimu has been participating in Carnival since 1980.
Our aim is to promote the arts of Carnival, particularly among young people.
To be innovative, to be unique, to be inclusive.
To experiment. To support others. To teach. Each One Teach One.
EACH ONE TEACH ONE
THE CREATIVE REVOLUTIONS.
HELPING DREAMS COME TRUE.
WHO WE ARE.
A CHARITABLE INCORPORATED ORGANISATION (CIO), NO. 1171774
Elimu started as a Community Education Centre in 1977
We got involved in Carnival in 1979 .We first performed in the Notting Hill Carnival in 1980
Today we are a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, helping dreams come true.
BEHIND THE REPUTATION
Community arts groups work together to put on the Notting Hill Carnival Every year.
Elimu Mas Academy has been participating in Notting Hill Carnival since 1980.
Each year, masqueraders parade in costumes created by the academy’s designers, which are appreciated by thousands of spectators at the event.
The Black Cultural Archives collections feature the oral histories of Elimu which discuss and explain the art of carnival.