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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Nassau Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

It's that time of the year when Grand Bahama is winding down from their Junkanoo Carnival, and Nassau is gearing up!



DA CULTURAL VILLAGE - The heart of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival
May 5-7, 2016
Showcasing the unique offerings of The Bahamas including food, culture, arts, craft and non-stop entertainment featuring Junkanoo, Rake 'n' Scrape and world rhythms. The village has something for everyone. 

JUNKAMANIA - A concert of Junkanoo orchestras
May 5, 2016 - 8:00 - 10:00 P.M. 
Photo Credit: Tourism Today Network

Showcasing Junkanoo music and other Junkanoo inspired folk forms such as drumming and dance on the biggest Junka Stage in the World!

MUSIC MASTERS - Not only a concert, but a journey
May 6, 2016
15 Artists, 20 Songs - $20,000 grand prize
Photo Credit: Bahamas.com

The biggest concert of the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival season featuring top Bahamian and international artists. 

This concert will ultimately determine who is crowned, Master of the Bahamian Sound. Within the past year Bahamian musicians were invited to submit original songs for the Music Masters Song Competition. The top 20 songs are selected, mastered and released on the official Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Compilation Album.

ROAD FEVER - The original Bahamian masquerade street party
May 7, 2016
Road Fever closes out the annual Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival with a costume parade incorporating a unique mix of live and recorded music with masses of people "Shaking up the Streets

It is open to any and every one willing to purchase a costume and jump in da line with a carnival company, however it is best suited for those who have the stamina, rhythm, confidence, positive vibes and a free spirit. Participation has nothing to do with age, wealth, nationality, or religion. It has everything to do with a true revelers spirit.

Ticket info and Junkanoo Map

Happy Travels,
Linda