The Lost Tribe’s FAQs – All you need to know!
Q: Will The Lost Tribe be crossing the Savannah Stage?
A: Yes! We will be entering the Band of the Year competition and hence will be crossing all judging points. We will also be crossing the Socadrome with our sister bands TRIBE & BLISS.
Q: If I’m playing in The Lost Tribe, can I jump in TRIBE & BLISS?
A: NO! TRIBE and BLISS are separate bands, with separate routes. Masqueraders cannot switch between bands.
Q: What are the Mas Camp’s opening hours?
A: The Lost Tribe’s Mas Camp is open Monday to Friday, 12pm – 6pm. The office is closed on Weekends & Public Holidays
Q: Where can I view The Lost Tribe’s costumes?
A: The Lost Tribe’s costumes are on display in our Showroom at 59 Alberto Street during office hours. Costumes may also be viewed via our online costume galleries.
Q: When is costume registration for the new carnival year?
A: Costume Registration is currently taking place. Please visit our Mas Camp or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Q: What do I need for costume registration?
A: Please visit our Masqueraders tab for information on registration.
Q: Can I order extra items with my costumes?
A: All costumes are standard and do not have additional options.
Q: What does The Lost Tribe’s all-inclusive package include?
A: For details on our package, please click here.
Q: Can my husband/wife jump in the band?
A: The Lost Tribe only allows paying masqueraders to jump in the band. Non-masqueraders may observe from the sidelines outside the band, however they will not be allowed to participate.
Q: I’m unable to collect my costume … Can another person collect on my behalf?
A: Yes, please click here for the authorisation procedure.
Q: When do I collect my costume?
A: The costume distribution schedule will be emailed to all masqueraders, posted to our website and advertised in local newspapers. Different sections will have different distribution dates. The final date of costume distribution is Carnival Friday, after which all uncollected costumes are no longer available.
Q: I missed my collection date – what do I do?
A: You can collect your costume on any day after your designated date, however priority is given to persons collected on their designated day.
Q: When do I need to pay for my costume?
A: Your downpayment must be paid upon registration, otherwise you order will be incomplete and immediately cancelled. Costumes must be paid in full prior to collection, and can be paid for in house immediately before collecting the costume (Cash & LINX only). Masqueraders can also make advance payments at The Lost Tribe’s Mas Camp (Cash & LINX only) and online via Credit Card (Visa & MasterCard).
Q: How can I pay for my costume?
A: TRIBE accepts Cash and LINX in house, and Credit Cards (Visa & MasterCard) online. Cheques are not accepted for payment.
Q: What do I get when I come to Costume Distribution?
A: You will receive your costume, a Goody Bag, filled with carnival essentials & your Lost Tribe wristband. Your costume is not complete without a wristband and masqueraders not wearing their wristband will be removed from the band.
Q: I have a comment / complaint – who do I speak to?
Q: How do I join The Lost Tribe’s Mailing list?
A: Send an email to email@example.com requesting to be added to the mailing list.
Q: I have not been receiving emails from The Lost Tribe… what can I do?
A: Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your information so that we can update our records with your correct email address. We will send a confirmation once your address has been updated.
Q: Who are The Lost Tribe’s affiliates?
A: The Lost Tribe is affiliated with TRIBE Carnival, BLISS Carnival, Harts Carnival, Red Ants Carnival, Ultimate Events Ltd., RedXpress Ltd as well as several other marketing groups.
Q: I would like to play as a character / individual for Carnival – who do I contact?
A: Please email the Mas Camp at email@example.com or contact the Mas camp for information on individual costumes.
Q: I would like to design my own costume to play with The Lost Tribe?
A: Unfortunately, due to constraints with our band size, The Lost Tribe does not allow masqueraders to design their own costumes.
Q: Where is my section in the band lineup?
A: The band lineup is published in the Member’s Guide which masqueraders receive at costume distribution. Band lineup is based on a variety of factors and hence cannot be determined at the time of registration.
Q: I’m interested in providing a service / becoming a sponsor of The Lost Tribe – who do I contact?
A: Please email our Creative Director, Valmiki Maharaj, with your proposal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: I’m having problems making travel arrangements – can The Lost Tribe assist?
A: We can put you on to several partners who can assist you in confirming your travel arrangements – please email us for further information.
Q: What music is played on the road?
A: The Lost Tribe offers a variety of DJs with different styles to appeal to every masquerader. Each truck features a different DJ group.
Q: Where does the band meet?
A: The starting point is located in Port of Spain – be sure to check your members guide for specifics!
Q: What time does mas begin?
A: The band departs at 10am on Carnival Monday and 7am on Carnival Tuesday. The band also breaks for lunch on both days at a designated rest stop.
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