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Daemon
Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Junkanoo Festival

The Junkanoo Parade and Festival, held in Nassau's native quarter, is celebrated each year on December 26, Boxing Day, and January 1, New Year's Day. Masqueraded marchers wearing colorful headpieces and costumes dance to the beat of an Afro-Bahamian rhythm called Goombay. The music is played by a variety of unusual native instruments, including goat skin drums, lignum vitae sticks, pebble-filled "shak-shaks," and steel drums. The Junkanoo parade, which begins at two o'clock in the morning and continues until sunrise, is followed by the judging of costumes and awarding of prizes. More...
striker
Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 10:41:30 AM
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great time of the year
jjkltltlt
Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 2:15:11 PM

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pretty fun too
jjkltltlt
Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 2:15:12 PM

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pretty fun too
TB Turtle
Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 7:26:40 PM

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This party sounds like Central Park in summer!
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