Encyclopedia  |   World Factbook  |   World Flags  |   Reference Tables  |   List of Lists     
   Academic Disciplines  |   Historical Timeline  |   Themed Timelines  |   Biographies  |   How-Tos     
Sponsor by The Tattoo Collection
Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index


Junkanoo is a street parade and music, which occurs in Nassau in the Bahamas every Boxing Day (December 26) and New Year's Day.

Junkanoo groups "rush" from 2:00 AM until shortly after dawn, to the music of cowbells, in costumes made from cardboard covered in tiny shreds of colourful crepe paper competing for the cash prizes.

Larger groups include The Saxons, The Valley Boys, The Roots and One Family while smaller groups include Most Qualified and the P.I.G.S. Groups of the past included the Vikings and Music Makers.

External Links