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Karaibska parada J'Overt w Nowym Jorku - Redux (40)

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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100
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Festival-goers attend the J'Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, New York in the morning light of September 4, 2017. J'ouvert is a pre-dawn march through the Flatbush area of Brooklyn leading up to the West Indian Day Parade later the same day. The celebration involves calypso/soca bands and their followers dancing through the streets. The festival starts well before dawn and peaks a few hours after sunrise. The traditions of J'Ouvert involve smearing paint, mud or oil on the bodies of participants known as "Jab Jabs". This year, the festival was held after dawn in an effort to deter the violence that has plagued the festival in the past. However a few people were shot as stabbed.
MINIMUM PRICE $100