ELIMÚ IS A CARNIVAL MAS BAND THAT TURN OUT FOR NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL, WE´VE BEEN ‘PERFORMING MAS’EVERY YEAR SINCE 1981.

THE CREATIVE REVOLUTIONS

ABOUT

Swahili name which means knowledge.
Each one, teach one” is the core of the organization.The philosophy means that if you know how to do something, you can teach someone else how to do it too.
Our organization is based on the idea that each individual has a real responsibility and serves as a necessary support to all others.

THE CARNIVAL ACADEMY
FOR EXCELLENCE.

THE ELIMU PHOENIX HAS RISEN FROM ITS ASHES TO CREATE A UNIQUE CONCEPT IN CARNIVAL, NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY

CHARITABLE INCORPORATED ORGANISATION (CIO), NO. 1171774.

WHO WE ARE

Elimu Mas Academy is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), No. 1171774. Together with Paddington Arts Centre, Elimu Paddington Arts Mas Band has been participating in Carnivals all over the world. Elimu is Swahili for knowledge or education. Mas is the diversity of artistic practices & performances in the public realm. Academy is an operational, learning & creative platform for the certification & teaching of the arts of Carnival & street festivals & a Network of artists, artisans & performers

Our Programs

Elimu’s programmes include:

Our Vision & Mision

Elimu sees Carnival’s image as the masque, its creative crucible as the Mas Camp & its performance platforms as the public realm & indoor curated space. Promoting artistic excellence, creative diversity & innovation in the Mas, Music, Movement & Mayhem of Carnival. Elimu strives to become a creative hub & incubator for Carnival & Festival arts

Our aspirational goals are

to become an Academy for creativity, innovation & excellence in the arts to provide leadership and learning for practitioners, performers & partners to become financially robust & resilient by being less reliant on public funding to promote the arts, culture & heritage of the Caribbean.