Fonds MS-728 - Cariwest Festival fonds

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Cariwest Festival fonds

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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material - photograph
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40 cm of textual records. - 41 photographs. - 4 posters

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(1985 -)

Administrative history

The Cariwest Festival has been staged annually by the Western Carnival Development Association (WCDA) since 1985. The Cariwest festival provides a platform through which to share popular Caribbean music, cuisine and Caribbean carnival culture with Western Canada. Edmonton's Cariwest festival is the largest Caribbean arts festival in western Canada.

Custodial history

Brian Alleyne is a former president of the Western Carnival Development Association.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of the administrative records of the Western Carnival Development Association, including annual reports, invoices, board meeting minutes, grant applications and strategic planning. Additionally, this fonds contains promotional material, cultural information, photographs, and press clippings from the Cariwest festival.

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This material was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Brian Alleyne in a series of donations between 2002 and 2007.


The material was arranged by the archivist according to chronological order.

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  • English

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Accession numbers: A2002-9, A2004-121, A2005-116, A2006-154, A2007-113

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City of Edmonton Archives

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