Lincoln Rahamut, founder and former inventive director of Masquerade 2000, who was born on 28 June 1946 handed away on Sunday 31 Could 2020, he was 73.
Lincoln helped Masquerade 2000 win a number of titles all through the years with an immediately recognisable type of mas. Seeing Masquerade 2000 in all its flamboyance coming down the highway was one of many highlights of Notting Hill that mas-lovers got here to understand annually.
In an announcement, mas bands affiliation CAMF ‑ Carnival Arts Masquerade Basis – stated:
Lincoln and his co-designer David Brown introduced a brand new customary of carnival to London, making Masquerade 2000 the benchmark for all UK carnival teams. In 2012, Lincoln Rahamut mentored and handed his legacy on to 6 designers who proceed the nice work of Masquerade 2000.
Noting his “unrivalled expertise in wire bending, carnival arts and crafts”, CAMF went on to say:
Lincoln had a strong fame as nice artisan and a extremely valued member [of] the carnival neighborhood. Lincoln at all times rooted for his neighborhood and devoted hours to chatting with and coaching carnival designers… He was at all times smiling and positively one of the vital humble people being ever.
Soca Information sends its condolences to the household and buddies of Lincoln Rahamut; we’ve got misplaced an excellent one.
— to socanews.com