Tag: Bacchanal

  • Expression Wednesdays

    Today is Ash Wednesday, which has a lot of significance for different persons; as for myself, I am grateful for the public holiday. Yesterday was Carnival Tuesday in Trinidad, and as such today signifies the end of their carnival season, and the beginning of our own, here in Jamaica. We celebrate carnival here, because it’s […]

  • Carnival

    “Why do we celebrate Carnival? …Where did it originate?” Were a few thoughts that floated through my mind during Jamaica’s Carnival season; near naked bodies feting in the streets was just intriguing and I decided to look it up. Carnival is an annual festival, celebrated typically during the week before Lent in Roman Catholic countries, […]

  • Bacchanal J'ouvert!

    My first paint party just happened to be Bacchanal J’ouvert, every time a paint party came up something had to come up in my life and block it, so this was my first. I have to say, it was amazing, unlike regular bacchanal that started at 8pm, J’ouvert started at 10pm ’til daylight.

  • Bacchanal Jamaica: The History

    Read this article of how Bacchanal started in Jamaica. Here →The History

  • Expression Wednesdays

    Hello Everyone 🙂 The tax deadline has officially passed and I’ll be free to blog heartily again! As Jamaica’s Carnival season nears its end I’m sharing with you a couple of my favourite 2015 soca (calypso) songs 🙂 Check out the Soundcloud playlist I made. ↓

  • Expression Wednesdays

    Hello Everyone 🙂 Today I’d like you to listen to Dj Private Ryan’s 2015 Soca Brainwash Mixtape! (I find it adorable that My mom still calls Soca, Calypso lol) Carnival Season in Jamaica is coming! 🙂 A.K.A. Soca Season A.K.A. Bacchanal Time!! The season to ‘Fete‘ instead of Party. Listen to the Mixtape here. Or […]