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2011-06-20T19:46:40.000Z
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Video Title:
Bahamian Junkanoo Parade
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Junkanoo is a Bahamian street parade featuring colorful and elaborate costumes and floats. Performed every Boxing Day (December 26) and New Year's Day, Junkanoo is a masquerade tradition that draws on The Bahamas' West African ancestral roots and is a public celebration of Bahamian identity and artistic expression. These scenes were filmed during the opening procession at the 1994 Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C. Master Bahamian drum maker John Chipman explains the role of drums in Junkanoo and drum-making techniques used in The Bahamas. [Catalog No. - CFV10038; Copyright - 2006 Smithsonian Institution]
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2 min 42 sec
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