WATCH: Traditional Jamaican Dances

A post Emancipation ance to celebrate the Emancipation of slavery. Some of the words of the songs that accompany and the dances tell of “Queen Victoria set us free”, and the “Queen has arrived, and the oney must flow”. The dance has a procession followed by competition between the Blue King and Queen and the Red King and Queen.Accompaning the King and Queen of each set, are the grand children, knights and followers,Costumes are rich and colourful.