A storm quite tame – J’ouvert 2009

J’ouvert masqueraders at 3canal band and a masquerader who showed her manhood under her gown to the delight of many women and a few brave men who touched it

3canal’s J’ouvert began quietly and built up to a tame and orderly dawn revelry mixed with paint and mud. No one left unscathed as a light war of colour factions pelted globs of paint into the air. Some masqueraders ran for cover and others surrendered peacefully tempered by a rhythm section and an army of willing drones who inseminate sweat on sweat by an all out ritual wine.

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Copyright © 2009 Richard Bolai

3canal’s J’overt procession tapering early Monday morning, Port of Spain, Trinidad

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