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Conch Salad TV: The Sperrit!
Dec 28, 2011 - 11:41:30 PM

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The Sperrit from Jordan Darville on Vimeo.

Ready for Junkanoo? 

Catch “The Sperrit” Jordan Darville’s documentary that follows the team “One Family” as they detail their history and the history of the festival, while dealing with internal struggles and rival squads.

The film also touches on the problems Bahamian society faces, and how Junkanoo may be inadvertently contributing to them.

In this video you will hear from Dr. Arlene Nash Ferguson, Junkanoo historian; Ivoine Ingraham, founding member of One Family; Ian Strachan, professor of English, College of the Bahamas; Rory Saunders, Vice President, One Family; Wesley Pickering, designer for the Saxon Superstars; the Bahamas Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Charles Maynard.

References made to Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade competition placement are not from 2011.

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Junkanoo is a street parade with music, which occurs in many towns across The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands every Boxing Day (December 26), New Year's Day and, more recently, in the summer on the island of Grand Bahama. The largest Junkanoo parade happens in Nassau, the capital. There are additionally Junkanoo parades in both Miami, in June and Key West, in October, where the local Afro-American populations have their roots in the Bahamas.


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