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Mirage Productions emerged from the imagination of the curious mind of a then young Lennox “Becks” Gonsalves.
Becks started playing Mas long before soca became a recognized music genre throughout the world. He was introduced to the revelry and festivities by the smooth, lively rhythms of Calypso. There was a burgeoning attraction! The colors, the pageantry, the music and more than anything else, “di road”! It was the beginning of what would be a life long love affair.
After chatting with Becks for only ten minutes, it is strikingly apparent that there are very few people more determined and it was this attribute which helped him pave the way for Mirage to be born. By the time Mirage was born, Becks had become a seasoned reveler, but had become wary of the shortfalls of mas bands of the time. It was his resolve to continue to play mas, but he wasn’t about to compromise.
Mirage was officially introduced to Vincy Mas in (1984) * and Becks was committed to his dream of creating a truly memorable experience. He commissioned the leading designers, hired seamstresses and enlisted the best craftsmen in the field who all worked together, diligently to create the highest quality costumes. He spared no expense in design and manufacturing and was meticulous about each costume which were all entirely hand crafted.
The stage was set, the buzz was going and the then “new Mirage revelers” were bursting with anticipation for the celebrations in the streets of Kingstown on Carnival Tuesday, but their wildest imaginations would not prepare them for what Becks had planned.
Over the three decades that Mirage has existed, the core values that founded this brand has remained strong. Becks has since stepped down as Band Leader to play a more behind the scenes role, while ushering in his daughter, “Becky” to carry the mantle of Mirage. A “carnival baby” herself, Rebecca “Becky” Gonsalves was indoctrinated into mas at the very tender age. Being her fathers’ daughter, she quickly fell in love with everything Carnival.
Presently, Becky has revamped, rebranded and revitalized the band and the minutiae of the carnival experience. Being even more meticulous than her father, Becky has refocused Mirages’ offerings to align one hundred percent with today’s revelers’ needs and expectations, starting from the very beginning with the fascinating costumes and registration process.
For Vincy Mas 2019 here’s what you can expect from Mirage:
Convenient Site Access – Easily browse sections and options and register on any web enabled device.
Clean & Crisp Images – See every detail in each piece before you selecting your favorite.
Flexible Payment Options – Multiple payment platforms and options to suit your budget.
Highest Quality Costumes: Meticulous Feather work, quality material, you won’t have any wardrobe malfunctions on Carnival Tuesday.
Spacious Distribution Facility – Enjoy a comfortable, roomy atmosphere when you go to collect your costumes and have a complimentary drink while your brand ambassador reviews your costume to make sure you’re all set for “di road”.
Warm Breakfast – Whether omelettes or bakes and saltfish, indulge in a savory or sweet breakfast, but come early, or you’ll miss out. (breakfast served between 8-10am). Delicious lunch and snacks also served by some of Vincy's best caterers.
Bottomless Mugs – Your cups will never run dry at Mirage’s Premium bar. Having one of the largest local wholesale/retail liquor distributors as a title sponsor, means that your cups will “runneth” over, and over and over.
Mirage Goody Bag - Branded bags filled with tons of Mirage Branded Items, Carnival Essentials and sponsored goodies!
Vibes – Top local and regional DJs backed by the “baddest” music truck on di Road, “the vibes cya done!!”.
We at Mirage will love to hear from you.