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YOUNG ONES SHAKE THEIR TAIL FEATHERS FOR ROYAL HONORS IN 2008 CARNAVAL SAN FRANCISCO PARADE AT JUNIOR KING AND QUEEN/PRINCE AND PRINCESS logoCOMPETITION, APRIL 12
 

 


Hear ye, hear ye! Young ones and teens will get a spirited shot to claim the royal honors at Carnaval San Francisco 2008, when the third annual Junior King and Queen/Prince and Princess Competition takes place on Saturday, April 12 at 1:00 p.m., at Everett Middle School Auditorium in San Francisco.

Kids compete in fun-loving, Carnaval-style performances for the coveted title of Junior King and Queen and Prince and Princess of Carnaval San Francisco 2008, themed “Many Cultures – One Spirit.” The winners will serve as junior ambassadors for Carnaval San Francisco’s 30th anniversary.

Young ones and teens will get a spirited shot to claim the royal honors at Carnaval San Francisco 2008, when the third annual Junior King and Queen/Prince and Princess Competition takes place on Saturday, April 12 at 1:00 p.m., at Everett Middle School Auditorium in San Francisco. The event will be co-sponsored by Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. and Everett Middle School.

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Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 1:00 pm
Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. & Everett Middle School
CARNAVAL SAN FRANCISCO 2008

JR. KING & QUEEN/PRINCE &

PRINCESS CONTEST

Everett Middle School Auditorium
450 Church Street, San Francisco
Donation: $10 adults; $5 youth/seniors; six and under free 
kingandqueen_final_2008.jpg While many cultures tell their stories of stunning grace and beauty in the form of dance, there's only one Carnaval San Francisco spirit [more]
Marissa was the first Junior Carnaval Queen in 2006.
 
Performing in the 2008 Finals
Oscar and Merissa sponsored by Sistas Wit Style.  Both are students at San Jose State University and made their debut as aperforming couple in the 2008 King & Queen competition.   Merissa has been dancing West Indian Caribbean style for seven years with her company,  Sistas with Style.  Oscar’s passion is Latin dancing more likely to be found in Puerto Rico or Dominican Republic.  Merissa was the first Junior Queen of Carnaval San Francisco in 2006.  

 

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 She and her mom, native Trini Annabelle have been promoting the spirit of Carnival all thier lives

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Marissa can now add he title "2008 Caribbean Queen of Carnival" to her  performance resume and also put the Bay Area on notice that she is also reigning limbo Queen.
Has Micaela taken notice?
Festival Feature:

the drum circle in the

DRUM PAVILION

At the Drum Pavilion we take you on a fascinating drumming journey around the world from the Middle East, Africa, Brazil and Cuba.

The Drum Circle in the Pavilion will set the beat throughout the weekend of the Festival with:

* Facilitated Drum Circle from sunrise to sunset.
* Community Drumming to break the ice, create community spirit and generate a festive air of celebration at the Festival.
* Community Building guaranteed to release stress, invigorate minds and bodies, enhance focus, build confidence, improve communication and reinforce community and cultural bonds.

* Highlights of various instrument families:

* Brazil – Agogo Drum, Cuica, Pandeiro, Tamborim, Tan-Tan
* Africa – Rope Djembe, Tambourine, Shaker, Festival Djembe, Conga
* Cuba – Tubano, Mambo Bell, Tambourine, Bongos, Clave, Maracas
* Middle Eastern – Doumbek, Riq, Tambourine, Kanjira, Frame Drum

Percussion masters will demonstrate exercises, rhythms and lead Drum Circles courtesy of REMO. A total of 100 drums will be provided by REMO for participants to practice and play on throughout the Festival.

 

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