Notting Hill Carnival trailer to air on Piccadilly Circus billboard
The day before the Notting Hill Carnival takes place virtually, Londoners will get c glimpse of the festivities with a 30-minute trailer on Piccadilly Circus.
Notting Hill's Carnival may be virtual this year thanks to COVID-19 but the festival is set on making a huge splash across London.
In the lead up to the virtual event on August 29 to 31, Londoners will be lured to tune in thanks to a 30-second trailer that will be shown on a digital screen at the busy Piccadilly Circus.
The NHC announced that they partnered with Samsung UK to launch the trailer every hour on Friday, Agusut 28 from 7 am which will take them into the Carnival weekend.
I grew up in North West London, Kilburn and was often told I dreamed too big. At times I was mocked for being eccentric and living in my imagination. Despite reaching adulthood, I am still that odd kid with big dreams. You can NEVER dream too big and I want all the brown skin babies growing up to know this and refuse to accept anything less. Four beautiful carnival Queens I happen to know starred in a promotional trailer for Samsung. It was all shot using Samsung’s latest Galaxy S20+ 8K phones. The official trailer launches on the big screen in Piccadilly Circus, London on Friday 28th August and will commence the countdown to #nhcathome A special thank you to @samsunguk, @miamauge, @nhcarnivalldn, the awesome team at @taylorherringuk and last but not least, the Queens who featured wearing my creations, @fiona758, @ange_pt, @glossmedicina and @donzai_tafari. I extend my thanks to @michelleskl for her invaluable assistance at the shoot and to an incredible makeup team, @makeupby_sasha and @_kkulture who worked their magic on the day. I appreciate all of you! Representation matters and seeing this image brings tears to my eyes! REAL women, MAS women, REAL beauties gracing the big screen in the heart of Piccadilly Circus, London. This right here is a historical moment!!! I continue to give thanks for the blessings bestowed upon me 🙏🏿
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The trailer was shot using Galaxy S20 phones.
The trailer will feature costumes that combine traditional with contemporary designs as created by Melissa Simon-Hartman and features soca music from UK artists Sun Divas.
Register for Notting Hill Carnival Access All Areas online at aaa.nhcarnival.org