Jing Ping is a kind of folk music originated on the slave plantations of Dominica, also known colloquially as an accordion band. Dominican folk music, jing ping bands accompany a circle dance called the flirtation, as well as the Dominican quadrille.
In this article we provide the Carnival Chartacters of the carnival of the Dominican Republic!
Have you been to a Carnival where the revellers are singing in a Call-and-response format? Then you may have experienced a taste of authentic dominican culture! Find out more in this article
In French Caribbean culture, especially of the Lesser Antilles, the term kwadril is a Creole term referring to a folk dance derived from the quadrille.
Some state that it comes from the term 'carnevelarium', which in Latin defined the religious prohibition of eating meat during Lent, in this article we discover the origin of the Carnival of Tenerife!