junkanoo

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junkanoo

(ˌdʒʌŋkəˈnuː)
n
another name for joncanoe

junkanoo

A Bahamian style of dance music that evolved from the traditional music of West Africa.
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So what is this strange thing we call Junkanoo? Why, year after year, do we Bahamians engage in this ritual about which most of the world knows nothing?
The mere mention of the word "Junkanoo" evokes strange and inexplicable emotions and compulsions.
Junkanoo is what causes you to stay awake an entire night and to turn the main street of your capital city into an unparalleled celebration of life and tradition.