Traditional Masquerade of Saint Lucia: Characters and Costumes * Music and Dances * Chants and Rituals


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St. Lucia's Traditional Masquerade is an exciting street parade performed during our Christmas Season, comprising costumed characters patterned off St. Lucia's rich history. This book describes the performance of the Masquerade, including detailed descriptions of the main performers, their costumes, and the chants and rituals they perform. The book also includes a listing of each musical instrument and a description of the choreography of the dances. Beautifully illustrated with artwork by Alwyn St. Omer and Jonathan Gladding, this book provides the perfect companion for anyone interested in keeping this cultural art alive.