FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Yvette N. Harris
Harris Public Relations
THE CITY OF MIAMI, MTV TEMPO AND MIAMI CARNIVAL INC. KICK OFF 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF MIAMI CARNIVAL AND THE LAUNCH OF MTV TEMPO CARIBBEAN CHANNEL AT A PRESS CONFERENCE OCTOBER 7TH, 2005 AT MARGARET PACE PARK
WHO: The City of Miami, Mayor Manny Diaz, MTV Tempo, and Miami Carnival Inc. have joined together to highlight the 21st Anniversary of Miami
Carnival that will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2005 and the launching of MTV Tempo.
WHAT: Press conference to kick-off a celebration that brings together South Florida’s multi-ethnic community to experience a unique cultural
tradition known as Miami Carnival. Various local and international music bands, steel bands and local business vendors will provide live
music, arts & crafts, authentic Caribbean foods and drinks.
WHEN: Friday, October 7th, 2005 at 10:30 am
WHERE: Margaret Pace Park, 1775 Bayshore Drive, Miami, Fl
About Miami Carnival Inc.
Miami Carnival, a refinement of the traditional West Indian style Carnival presentation, will be a spectacle of pageantry, color and
fantasy depicted through a kaleidoscope of incredible costumes, steel bands, calypso, soca, compas, and reggae music. A riotous blend of
color and music will constitute the parade of groups, which expects to draw visitors from throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin
America and the Caribbean. Miami Carnival 2005 kicks off with the Kiddies Carnival that will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2005 in Peacock
About MTV Tempo
MTV Tempo is a new cable television network dedicated to Caribbean music and culture, food, travel, sports, culture and more. Tempo provides a
unique and powerful opportunity to reach consumers throughout the Caribbean, and is proud to be the charter sponsor, the latest
cutting-edge channel from MTV Networks. Culturally, MTV Tempo will have a pan-Caribbean flavor and attitude: Tempo is Puerto Rico, Tempo is
Panama, Tempo is Jamaica, Tempo is Haiti, Tempo is Trinidad and Tobago; however, Tempo is also Canada, The United States, Europe. MTV Tempo is