Sesame Carnival
Adult Band Launch 2016

Sesame Carnival
Carnival Promotion 2016

Support Sesame Flyers International
Make A Donation Today

Make A Donation

Contact Information

Sesame Flyers International Main Office

Address 3510 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
Phone 718.693.0500


Facebook  Twitter  YouTube



Newsletter Issue # 12
August 2016

  Main Topic Image  

Sesame Carnival 2016 Band Launch

Sesame Flyers Mas Camp has done it again! This year’s Sesame Carnival 2016 Band Launch, the official kick-off of Carnival Season, brought out beautiful and sexy costumes themed around Carnival Fantasy. Female and male models danced to the beat of soca as they showcased the bright attires designed by Sesame Carnival, Stronjeh Creations, Exotica Ladies and Desma Incorporated.

For this year’s theme, Carnival Fantasy, the Sesame Flyers Mas Camp wanted to be inspired by the masqueraders. As a result, the garments were created to reflect people’s ideas of their ‘Dream Carnival Costume’. The names of the costumes, Flutter, Shaoqiang, Essence of Peace, Tribal Fantasy, Jungle Fever, Forbidden Angel, Freedom and many more, were chosen to represent their meanings. For instance, Flutter represents the butterfly costume, while Essence of Peace stands for the colorful, floral and fairy costume collection.

You can get your hands on any of these costumes so you can shine on Eastern Parkway this September 5th, 2016. Register now by calling the Sesame Hotline at 718-693-0500 or sending a message to For more information, visit our website
( and our Facebook page ( Our office is located at 3510 Church Ave with its operating hours being 6:00 PM to 10:00 AM.

Click To View Video



Curtis Nelson - Executive Director Greetings ...

Hello Sesame Flyers Supporters,

We are proud to introduce you to a new series of newsletters to update you on a monthly basis on what we’re up to. For this summer, we’ve held a few events and activities, especially the Sesame Carnival Official Band Launch. The Band Launch, which officially kicks off our carnival season, was a true success with dozens of attendees and beautiful customs presented by our models.

We are continuing our work in providing a range of youth development, cultural, social welfare and supportive services to residents of Brooklyn, and in opening our doors to anyone who wish to join our programs. It is with your constant support and donations that we have been able to touch the lives of close to 7,000 people annually. Thank you for partnering with us to improve the lives of those of the Caribbean American community!

We encourage you to continue to support us in any way you can, and we invite our seniors to take part in our volunteer activities. We will provide lunch and stipends.

With this, Enjoy our new issue, Have a great Labor Day Weekend and…

Remember to love a kid today and every day!


Curtis Nelson
Executive Director


Sesame VolunteersSenior Volunteers Needed

Sesame Flyers wants to provide its services to many more families. We are calling to all seniors to join our efforts to raise money to help us grow and maintain our many programs aimed at developing the Brooklyn community and preserving the Caribbean culture. Seniors who want to volunteer with Sesame Flyers will reach out to donors by campaigning for big and small gifts, sending direct mail, telemarketing and hosting fundraising events. We will provide lunch and stipends to all volunteers.

If you are interested in volunteering with Sesame Flyers, please call Ronnie Sykes or Sybile Cherenfant at 646-688-2784 or send a message to

Soca SocialPartnership with Soca Social

The Sesame Flyers Mas Camp carnival costumes were in full display at Angel of Harlem on Sunday, July 3rd. On the heels of a new partnership with Lamin Nqobe of Soca Social, we held our first joint event at the renowned Caribbean restaurant to bring our culture to Harlem. Models danced as they showcased this year’s beautiful costumes inside and outside of the restaurant, and caught the eyes of pedestrians who stopped by to watch and take pictures with them.


People Hall Of FameSesame's Executive Director Curtis Nelson Among City Lore's 2016 People's Hall Of Fame

The work of Sesame Flyers and Executive Director Curtis Nelson hasn’t gone unnoticed! This year, City Lore, an organization focused in promoting New York’s art diversity, added Nelson to its list of People’s Hall of Fame recipients for his dedication to promoting Caribbean culture year round. Nelson is among a group of individuals who have greatly contributed to bringing and preserving the many cultures that make up New York’s melting pot. At Sesame Flyers, people get a taste of the Caribbean culture through its masquerades, steel pan orchestra and many programs aimed at helping the Brooklyn youth develop and stay in touch with its heritage.

Nelson, a native of Trinidad, has been with the organization since 1991. After leaving his corporate engineering job in Boston to connect more with his culture, He joined Sesame Flyers as a volunteer, and became Vice-President under Director Winston Munroe, then President, and now the Executive Director. Under his leadership, Sesame Flyers has grown tremendously. Today, the organization administrates five successful community centers in Brooklyn among others, and holds its mark at the annual Labor Day parades winning Band of the Year for 12 consecutive years.

Click To View Video

Sesame Carnival KiddiesSesame Carnival 2016 Kids Band Launch

Just a few weeks after the official band launch and carnival season kick-off, the Sesame Mas Camp hosted its kids band launch themed “My Carnival Fantasy.” More than 150 parents and children were present at the Sesame Flyers International Incorporated headquarter to participate in the event. They watched in awe as the young models walked between the crowd to showcase the beautiful and bright costumes representing six categories: Mohegan Fantasy, Mermaid Fantasy, Jungle Fantasy, Butterflies of Paradise, Neverland Fantasy and Golden Angel.

Sesame Flyers will provided over 200 FREE costumes to participants in our programs and community. Our Kiddies band themed “Carnival Fantasy” will participate in the West Indian American Carnival and Parade on Saturday September 3rd 2016.  If you want to get your hands on one of these costumes for your little ones, please visit our Facebook page
( for more information, and call the Sesame Hotline at 718-693-0500 or send a message to to order. Our office is located at 3510 Church Ave with its operating hours being 6:00 PM to 10:00 AM.


Your privacy, security and trust are important to us.  By using this website, you signify your assent to the policies below.  If you do not agree to these policies
 please do not use this site.  Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.  For more 

 Copyright and All Rights Reserved By Sesame Flyers International Incorporated.