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Wood & Vale 2008

Newspaper cutting about children's day at Notting Hill Carnival, published in Wood & Vale on 29 August 2008. It includes a picture of a dancer in an elaborate costume.

The article explains that many children are part of ELIMU Carnival Band and participate in the parade every year, dressed up in colourful costumes and dancing and enjoying themselves on the streets.

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Cutting 2008 #3

Press-Cutting, published on the 21th of August, 2008, is about how the Carnival group Elimu prepares for the Notting Hill Carnival under their current topic: "Welcoming the World". A story of the roots of the group and how Marlon Griffith create their various costumes, is added. 

One photo of two group members taking a break from carnival preperations and one of Marlon Griffith showing US students around, are included. 

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Paddington Times 2008

Newspaper cutting about ELIMU Paddington Arts' carnival showcase and band launch, published in Paddington & Westminster Times on 17 July 2008. It includes a picture of a performance of Paddington Arts Steel Band.

The article elaborates the band's offer for the public to participate in several workshops such as dancing, photographing or costume making. Paddington Arts' director, Steve Shaw, explained that the event "got people in the mood" for the carnival.

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Cutting 2007 #3

Press cutting about the Children's Carnival under the topic "Abolition of Slavery". The contributive Elimu Carnival Group performed the tale of the spirit Nanse Ntontan and made the event to a momorable celebration. 

A photograph by Matt Grayson of a girl in a colourful costume, is included. 

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Cutting 2007 #2

Newspaper cutting about Florence Quainoo and her sisters Gifty and Dinah, who are all members of Paddington Arts, dancing the streets at Notting Hill Carnival. It includes a picture showing the three girls.

Florence, a teacher, explains that she came to Paddington Arts with the age of 15 and that now even some kids of her school are taking part.

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Cutting 2007 #1

Press cutting about Elena Da Cora, a young girl who performes at the Notting Hill Carnival, and her family who flew across the world to support her. 

A photograph of Elena and her family, wearing Elimu shirts, is included. 

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Hamp Express 2007

This cutting was published in Hampstead & Highgate Express in 2007.

It states that the an estimated two million people attended Notting Hill Carnival over the bank holiday weekend, breaking all previous records for attendance.

It also includes extracts from an interview with Ansel Wong, a founding member of the Elimu mas band and includes two pictures of members of Elimu in their carnival costumes.

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Chronicle 2007

Press cutting from the Westminster Chronicle of 2nd August 2007.

It includes an interview with Eldora Edwards, a member of Paddington Arts Elimu Carnival Band, who explains how much carnival means to her and is quoted as saying, "Being in carnival is like being in an extended family".



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Paddington Times 2007

Press cutting published in Paddington & Westminster Times on August the 23rd, 2007.

It explains that Elimu took the first prize at Children's Carnival Splash at Alexander Place. The cutting includes a picture of the winning costume.

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The Guardian 2004

Newspaper cutting about the children's day parade at Notting Hill Carnival, published in The Guardian on 30 August 2004.

The article tells about children enjoying themsleves at the carnival and includes a picture of a a child wearing an elaborate gold-coloured headdress.

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