Crop Over Experience - Puff of Colour

Crop Over Experience - Puff of Colour "The Ultimate Jouvert Paint Party"

Puff of Color is undoubtedly one of the biggest events on the Barbados Crop Over Calendar. In the wee hours of the morning, the admissions checkpoint into the quarry was a mass of people.
Yes, that is right- Puff of Color transformed a Quarry into one of the most sought-after paint slinging, powder throwing, water dousing, care-free phenomena Bajans and visitors alike just can’t seem to get enough of. The ‘pang ka-tang-ka-tang' sounds of a man knocking iron and his ensemble of sax, drummers and trumpet players gave a contemporary feel and sound to traditional Barbadian folk music.

Having waded your way inside, sharing smiles, pictures and jokes with fellow party goers on the way in, imagine descending the entrance with cut rock walls towering 50 feet and beyond on all sides. On any given day the vastness of this dig-out would dwarf anything or anyone in it. But on this night, the ambiance created left you awe stricken. A vast stage made the slightly towering walls less imposing, and thousands of party people once dressed in transformed into a kaleidoscope of colors.

Some wore masks or bandannas draped around the nose and mouth to quell the flurry of paint, water and powder..... Continue reading more here

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