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Our Cropover Festival!!

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

The Cropover Festival...Is a celebration of the end of the Sugar Cane harvest...Where tribute
is paid to the workers of the sugar industry...'most of our sugar..is sold to the European Union
Countries'...So as in days of Yore...there is jubilation...And this takes the form of Various Cultural shows..Plays..Singing Competitions where our Calypso Artistes..Compete against each other for the Calypso Crown Title...and Big Prizes...There's also prizes for...... the hard working people of the industry too....These proceedings are about six weeks starting in July
and Culminating on.....The first of August....With the Parade of Various Costumed Bands.......
Which is Called....'Kadooment'......whi
ch means a potpourri......or mixture of Colour...Calypso..
Dancing... Steel Pan Music....Lots of Fun and Revelry...all thrown into one.....And attended by
thousands here and from abroad.....A truly memorable Event!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
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IAMDESSIE 3/12/2012 1:47AM

    Cropover is a nice festival. I can imagine what a wonderful time you had.

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ELAINEROSE5 8/10/2011 1:09PM

    Sounds like fun! I bet it's loud and full of color. Love the area where you live!!

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MY_HEALTH_BABY 8/5/2011 7:07PM

    .....and where would we be without sugar!! Happy Celebration!!

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LYNN-LOVESLIFE7 8/5/2011 12:17AM

    WOW, I would have love to been there for that. It sounds fun and rewarding. WOW! I really would have loved it. I know it's something you enjoy. WOW how Amazing! emoticon

Comment edited on: 8/5/2011 12:18:17 AM

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FROSTY99 8/4/2011 11:24PM

    Thanks for sharing your festival-it is amazing all the different cultures I learn about on here.
Pat

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MYRTLEBEACHWINS 8/4/2011 2:22PM

    Gosh, that sounds like a great time - color me jealous. Gald you had fun.

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GRACIELA_ELENA 8/3/2011 10:01PM

    Wow, that sounds great and thanks for sharing the experience with us. Thanks also for taking the time to come by and lending a few words of support. It means a lot when folks take the time to do it and I try to pass it forward to others too. Keep up the great work!

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VMASSEY2 8/3/2011 6:04PM

    It sounds like fun. I hope you enjoy it.
Vickie

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SNOWMAIDEN 8/3/2011 1:19PM

    That sounds fantastic! What a place to be!

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CRAZYDOGLADYBO 8/3/2011 12:14AM

    Sounds like fun!

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MNOT2THICK 8/2/2011 11:53PM

    Hope it was a great one emoticon

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DEBBIEOLMOS57 8/2/2011 11:02PM

    what fun

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