"Breakaway" Canadian-Indian Bollywood Film add to Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Festival

By Raksha Narang

Toronto, Canada, Aug 3, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) It is carnival time for ‘Breakaway’!

Breakaway Movie at Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Festival 2011 / Caribana

Images of dancers grooving to the beats of the drums is a typical carnival image and ‘Breakaway’ added to the high spirits witnessed during the annual Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Festival 2011, formerly known as Caribana, in Canada.

Breakaway Movie at Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Festival 2011 / Caribana

The Indo-Canadian production, ‘Breakaway’, was a key participant in the happy mayhem of the street carnival Caribana – the Caribbean cultural festival held over the weekend of July 30 –bringing to the people of Canada the pulsating Calypso rhythms and creating a ‘joie de vivre’ atmosphere. And it was among this electrifying surrounding that ‘Breakaway’ made its presence felt with a distinctive float carrying posters of the movie making its away among the carnival-lovers. And did they love this float too! One saw carnival dancers prance and strut around the float and people stopped by to get a handful of the movie’s images clicked.

Breakaway Movie at Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Festival 2011 / Caribana

One of the largest Caribbean festival’s in North America, pulling in a crowd of more than 1.3 million every year, ‘Breakaway’ added the extra zing to the magic and thrill of Caribana.


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