trinidad carnival

Trinidad Carnival – ˈKɑr nə vəl

Trinidad Blue Devi for Jouvert

Trini Phrase: Jouvert

Jouvert, Jour ouvert, Jouvert (n): [Trinidad Jouvert] the official beginning of Carnival at daybreak on the Monday preceding Ash Wednesday. (< French Creole jou ouve <French jour ouvert ‘day open’, as a translation of day clean) Well for me I waiting on Jour Ouvert, Just to jump me jum[p] and break away. (Kitchener “Jump in …

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Trinidad Carnival a mi·sog·y·nist culture?

I am a 🇹🇹 by birth, but I currently live in Maryland, 🇺🇸. I still, however, acknowledge Trinidad and Tobago and its culture as home and the space in which I feel most comfy. One of Trinidad’s most renowned commodities is Trinidad Carnival and thousands congregate on the island every year for the annual festivities.

Black Pregnant Women Standing in a field

Word of the Week: Carnival Baby

Carnival Baby (n):  A child born about nine months after Carnival usually in November. (From being conceived during Carnival fever.) The acceptance of normally disapproved social practices such as the public consumption of alcohol and forms of sexual interaction also relate to this phenomenon, as gang warfare, no less than male/female relationships and the Carnival-baby syndrome, …

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Can you do Trinidad Carnival on a budget?

I was recently olë talking with two 🐎 of mine about Carnival. I eh go call no names, because ah recently travelled with them to 🇯🇲 and I eh want to blowup dey spot.

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