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Achievements and Awards

Achievements and Awards

In our first year (1999), our presentation, ”Brazilia” won third place in the “large band” category, first prize for best live music on the road. Our Miss Generation X , Selena Silva, won best costume and first place in the Miss Miami Carnival Pageant.

For our 2000 presentation “Showtime in Vegas“, we won 2nd place in the “large band” category, first place for “Female Individual of the year”, first prize for best live music on the road. Our Miss Generation X , Priya Nanco, won best costume and second place in the Miss Miami Carnival Pageant.

In 2001 Generation X, along with the majority of bands did not display on the road because of the September 11th incident.

In 2002, our presentation of “Out of this World” won 2nd place in the “large band” category, first place for “Female Individual of the year”, second prize for best live music on the road. OurMiss Generation X , Michelle Nancoo, won best costume and second place in the Miss Miami Carnival Pageant.

In 2003 our presentation of “Tribes” won 2nd place in the “large band” category, third place for “Female Individual of the year”, first prize for best live music on the road. Our Miss Generation X , Danielle Baez, won best costume, best evening gown and first place in the Miss Miami Carnival Pageant.

In 2004, Generation X presented “Elements” – Water, Light, Earth, Fire, Wind. We placed 2nd in the large band category and first place for best music on the road.

In 2005, our presentation of “ Euphoria” , expressed a culmination of a GenX-perience, encompassing all the emotions of playing Mas with Generation X – Passion, Harmony, Ecstasy, Synergy, Elation, Bliss, Energy. “Euphoria” placed 2nd in the large band category and first place for best music on the road.

For Miami Carnival/Caribbean Mardi Gras 2006, we presented “Wonders of the World” , a costume and band presentation depicting the various wonders – natural, ancient and modern in all its amazing, mystical, inspiring and exciting beauty and grandeur, “Wonders of the World” placed 2nd in the large band category and first place for best music truck on the road.

In 2007, we won Band of the Year with our presentation of “Kaleidoscope” as we revealed all the color, excitement and glamour of carnival. There was no judging for any other categories.

In 2008 our presentation for Miami Carnival was ” Birds” depicting the various species of birds found on our planet in all their beauty, wonder and peaceful inspiration. “Birds” placed 2nd in the large band category and first place for best music truck on the road. 

Candy Land,  our 2009 presentation of favorite candy from around the world came in 3rd place and won 1st place for best DJ and Music Truck.   

“Cock-Tails”, our 2010 presentation depicting favorite and exotic drinks from around the world was a total hit. We won “Band of the Year”, 1st Place for Male Individual, 1st place for Female Individual and Best Sound & DJ. 

Our presentation for 2011 was “Indulgences”. Common indulgences that people partake in revealed through our colorful, beautiful and sexy costumes. We came second in the Band of the Year competition with over one thousand masqueraders in the band, first time ever in Miami and won 1st place for best DJ and Music Truck. 

2012 was a year of tremendous growth of the band, with an unprecedented 1500 masqueraders and nine sections, our presentation of “Tremors” – Natural Disasters captured the Band of the Year title for yet another year. Our King came second in the King Competition and for the seventh consecutive year, we won Best Sound & DJ.

Generation X is marketed and promoted to a diverse and far-reaching demographic group through various media, including radio, press, direct marketing, at our regularly scheduled parties, in the parade on Carnival day, and on the internet.

Come and experience the best of Carnival with the most popular, the largest & most organized and exciting band in Florida. 

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