Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Bahamas ‘Masqueraders’ to put on a show at Junkanoo Carnival

Revelers participate in Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival. (Photo courtesy of Bahamas.com)

By Apryl Sands

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is just months away, Anthony Knowles, a designer for The Bahamas Masqueraders carnival group projects that they will gain a 33 per cent growth in participants this year.

In an interview Tuesday with Eyewitness News Online, Knowles said Bahamas Masqueraders is preparing to have more than 1,600 persons.

The cost for a costume package can run from $300 to nearly $1,000 and this year, the group’s theme is “illumination”.  Read more >>