Sites & Sights — 20 April 2016
Join the 2nd annual Junkanoo Carnival in Nassau, The Bahamas.

The Islands of The Bahamas’ is home to the 2nd annual Junkanoo Carnival celebration in Nassau from May 5-7, 2016.

Join the festivities to soak up the essence of Bahamian music, culture and vibes.

Opening Series and Junkamania, May 5: The festivities begin at the Da Cultural Village for the Opening Ceremony, which will be followed by Junkamania, a concert of Junkanoo orchestras, and the Genesis Concert, featuring home grown Bahamian talent, Elon Moxey, Willis & the Illest and Qpid; and international performers, Kerwin Dubois, Farmer Nappy, Rupee, Fada Fox and Ricardo Dru.

Music Masters, May 5: Music Masters is not only a concert, but a journey. It starts almost a year before, when Bahamian musicians are 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, May 6: For the party animal in you, a series of all-star concerts, street parades and Junkanoo parties for you to let loose on the streets of Nassau and across the islands. Road Fever is the original Bahamian masquerade street party that closes out the annual Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival. It is a costume parade incorporating a unique mix of live and recorded music with masses of people “Shaking up the Streets.”

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Purchase tickets and order costumes in advance online at BahamasJunkanooCarnival.com.

Air and hotel packages from Atlanta start at $616.

You can book a trip to The Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival through:

Expedia
Travel Impressions
American Airlines Vacations

– Text & images courtesy Diamond PR

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