Brian Mac Farlane

Mac Farlane scraps controversial "Pretty Lady and house boy" mas

Mas maker Brian Mac Farlane has announced that he will not go forward with the controversial "La Belle Dame and Garçon de la Maison" for Carnival 2017.

He made the announcement via a Facebook Live feed of "Heritage Talk: A Panel Discussion".

The media was not invited to event.

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It comes after the Cazabon family expressed concern over the interpretation of Michel Jean Cazabon's paintings and a barrage of criticism since he unveiled the plantation-inspired presentation.