Mansingh, Ajai; Mansingh, Laxmi
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Life Sciences (Botany and Zoology); Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Hosay and its creolization
Date of Publication
Paper presented at the Caribbean Festival of Arts Symposium, Smithsonian Institution, September 1989.
Discusses Moharram, the ten-day observance of the massacre of Hosain, from which the Caribbean festival Hosay is derived. Traces the creolization of Hosay in the Caribbean.