Ms Universal Carnival Queen


A culturally diverse gathering of Creative Arts & Beautiful People

“Carnival Arts, as an art form and cultural activity, impacts on fashion, design and every area of the mainstream curriculum.” Pax Nindi, 2009

The Ms Universal Carnival Queen Show is scheduled to take place in Tobago on 15th Oct. 2016 as part of Carivog International production ‘Caribbean and World Creative Arts Expo’.

We invite young ladies age 17yrs –30yrs,

5’6” and over in height, single or married to represent one of the Carnival Countries.

We invite Band Leaders, fashion designers, schools, promoters, agencies, country’s national association and representatives to support these delegates to ensure that they make the best representation for their country.


Each  delegate will  participate in  five  (5)

categories for which they will be judged :

National Dress –must be either the official accepted national dress of the delegate’s country or an adaption thereof

Carnival Scavenge Couture –  An impressive Avant-garde outfit made from everyday Junk

Carnival Costume

Evening Gown—A gown reflective of the glitz and glamour of Carnival is preferred


The Ms Universal Carnival Queen Show is a culturally diverse event open to nationals of any country which celebrate any aspect of carnival arts.

It offers the world a time to celebrate what makes us different.

This event  is a powerful tool that can highlight the unifying features of Carnivals of the World as delegates will bring to the foreground their Country’s Carnival, its rich history and the wonders their country holds as a travel destination.

OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this show are to :

  • Provide an international performance platform to celebrate all aspects of Carnival Arts
  • To bring to the foreground the use of recycled materials
  • Showcase the Diasporic Carnivals of the delegates
  • Promote each Diasporic Carnival as event tourism
  • Encourage innovative approaches to the art form in each category being judged
  • To be a catalyst for creating awareness of a career in the arts.
  • To represent one of the World’s Carnival Destinations.

Read more in the pageant brochure (PDF)