Trinidad Carnival – Fun Facts

Over the years I have collected so much information about Trinidad Carnival, that it is sometimes hard to decide what to post and what not to post. I’ve decided to post these various facts in a series on Twitter which will be labeled as #Trinidad Carnival Fun Facts! I will begin posting this week and continue through Ash Wednesday!

I welcome comments, questions and corrections, and look forward to sharing tidbits of Trinidad Carnival facts with you all!

It is Carnival Season! Let the fun begin!!!

All of the facts will be updated to this post, so if you miss them on Twitter check back here!

Trinidad Carnival Facts:
– Africans were 1st allowed to fully participate in Trinidad Carnival after 1838.

– Jamette Carnival was a term used by the Europeans to describe the celebrations of the local Africans in the period from 1860-1896.


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