Carnival Characters

06 February 2008

After the J'ouvert celebrations quieted down on Main Street, Shortney masqueraders from the mainland (Grenada) marched up the hillsides to chant their songs at homes and hotels.
In exchange for their storytelling songs they request rum and loose change...

[I don't know the story behind the Shortney characters - can anyone share some Carnival history with me?]

Carriacou Carnival 2008
Grand View Hotel
Beausejour, Carriacou

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