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Seed VC | Alive

About Carnival

Carnival is the startup behind the platform sharing experience on festivals EventCarnival. The platform provides information in English about local festivals and events around the world, ranging from traditional rituals to nightclub events.

Carnival Headquarter Location

Tokyo,

Japan

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Carnival Patents

Carnival has filed 12 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Online payments
  • Payment service providers
  • Payment systems
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

10/25/2019

2/15/2022

Payment service providers, Wireless networking, Online payments, Payment systems, Wireless sensor network

Grant

Application Date

10/25/2019

Grant Date

2/15/2022

Title

Related Topics

Payment service providers, Wireless networking, Online payments, Payment systems, Wireless sensor network

Status

Grant

Latest Carnival News

St. Thomas Carnival Returned in Person for a Historic Celebration

May 6, 2022

News provided by Share this article Share this article A mélange of local food, music, dance, rooted in decades of cultural tradition reignite the islands with anticipation on upcoming St. John and St. Croix Celebrations SAINT THOMAS, Virgin Islands, May 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 70th annual celebration of St. Thomas Carnival was an eclectic celebration of culture and tradition. This year's theme "A New Cultural Roogadoo for Carnival 2022" included daily free events for children, adults, and families of all ages produced by the Department of Tourism's Division of Festivals . Virgin Islands Department of Tourism) Following two years of virtual events, Carnival returned in person to St. Thomas for an abbreviated five days of food, music, and culture. A juxtaposition of long-standing traditions such as calypso music, J'ouvert, Parade, with a refreshed modern lineup of artists and events. "St. Thomas Carnival was a labor of love and a step in the right direction to returning to pre pandemic levels", says Ian Turnbull, Division of Festivals Director. "We wanted to be bold and integrate some of the more traditional cultural elements like live bands and calypso for our older generations, but also cater to the younger generation with some newer, modern, local artists. The community's response and support were incredible to witness, and it was clear there was a longing for Carnival to return in person." Locals and visitors alike joined together in celebration for the highly anticipated program that included the sounds of Caribbean music such as calypso, soca, and reggae bands, daily fetes and shows for the music lovers. For five consecutive village nights, local and world renown artists hit the stage such as Kes the Band, Beres Hammond, Spectrum, Rock City, and Adam O, to name a few. Food lovers flocked to the annual Food Fair, traditionally held at Emancipation Garden, but this year took place at Crown Bay where locals were met by visitors docked on tour ships. Local high school students of Shamang Straun's architectural class at Charlotte Amalie High School took on the task of designing the fairgrounds layout to allow a more free flowing and organized tasting experience of local and cultural dishes. Additional local Caribbean delicacies could be found at the village grounds daily. The experience of Carnival is not complete without the parades where locals and visitors of all ages band together in colorful costumes while marching and dancing through the streets alongside live bands, steel drums and the alluring mocko jumbies, the stilted dancer's representative of the spirit guides in the islands. This year, Ms. Carmen Sibilly was honored and recrowned as Carnival Queen of 1952. "The positive impact Carnival has on tourism in our territory is evident. It's a treasured and beloved event for all, and our airlift and hotel capacity over the past week proves this, says Commissioner of Tourism, Joseph Boschulte. "In between events, visitors can enjoy our beautiful pristine beaches, delicious cuisine, marine life, sister islands of St. Croix and St. John and so much more. We look forward to continuing this longstanding tradition and welcoming visitors to enjoy our culture for many centuries to come." There is more to come for Carnival. Unique to the USVI, there are three Carnival celebrations annually. Following the success of St. Thomas, all eyes are on the upcoming St. John Festival slated for late June through July and St. Croix Christmas Festival slated for December. For images, contact Laura Cyrille at [email protected] About the U.S. Virgin Islands The U.S. Virgin Islands are an official U.S. territory in the Caribbean that consist of three individual islands – St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas. Perfect for leisure or business travel, the U.S. Virgin Islands are rich with culture, history, surrounded by breathtaking beaches. When traveling to the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. citizens can enjoy all the conveniences of domestic travel as no passport is required for U.S. citizens arriving from Puerto Rico or the United States. Entry requirements for non-U.S. citizens are equivalent to entering the United States from any international country. Upon departure, a passport is required for non U.S. citizens. For more information about the United States Virgin Islands, go to VisitUSVI.com, follow us on Instagram (@visitusvi) and Twitter (@usvitourism), and become a fan on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/VisitUSVI ). SOURCE U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism ×

  • Where is Carnival's headquarters?

    Carnival's headquarters is located at Tokyo.

  • What is Carnival's latest funding round?

    Carnival's latest funding round is Seed VC.

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