J'ouvert is a large street party celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago and many of the other Caribbean islands. It starts well before dawn and usually peaks a few hours after sunrise.
Here in Boston the tradition continues. The J’ouvert has been an integral part of the celebration for over ten year. It organizers are Althea Etienne, Henry Antoine Mrs. Phil Antoine and Andre Modestee, and it is the fastest growing segment of Boston's Trinidad Stye Carnival when compared to the king and Queen Show, Kiddies Carnival and the parade. About 5,000 to 8,000 individual participate every year, the numbers of band participating are growing - Great sponsorship opportunities are available.
Overall many of the organization's supporters come form across the United States and Canada and several different islands are represented, such as Jamaica and Haiti.
To advertise or promote your product or service in this parade, call our marketing representative, Mr. Michael C. Smith at 617-512-7803 or Mr. Andre Modestee 857-251-81572014 COMMITTE MEMBERS:
BJCC Boston Jouvert Carnival Committee
P.O. Box 260285, Boston, MA 02126
President: Andre Modestee
Phone: 857-251- 8157
Email: Volunteers welcome, send us an email
Web site: www.BostonJouvert.com
Print and fill out the REGISTRATION FORM (pdf) and mail it to us ASAP. If you have any questions call Mr. Andre 857-251-8157