We´ve  been performing Mas every  year  since 1980

THE CREATIVE REVOLUTIONS

ABOUT

Elimu 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 and teaching of the arts of Carnival, and street festivals, and a Network of artists, artisans & performers

THE CARNIVAL ACADEMY
FOR EXCELLENCE.

Each one Teach one

C.A.F.E. is a learning & creative platform for the certification and teaching of the arts of Carnival and street festivals

C.A.F.E is a Network and Cultural Education Partnership of artists, artisans & performers

ELIMU MAS BAND 

Arts in Motion

 

Performers and artists showcasing their creativity on the global stage

Curating safe and secure spaces for taking risks, managing modernity and traditions, developing the cultural ecology of Carnival

MISSION & VISION

 

Vision

Elimu sees Carnival’s image as the masque, its creative crucible as the Mas Camp & its performance platform as the public realm & indoor curated space

Mission

Promoting artistic excellence, creative diversity & innovation in Mas, Music, Movement & Mayhem 

Our Programmes

Elimu’s programmes include:

ASPIRATIONAL GOALS

To become a creative hub & incubator 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 and its Diaspora