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What month is Crop Over in Barbados?

Last Updated: 25th April, 2020

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Crop Over 2020 Dates
Crop Over festivities typically start in April with the release of soca & calypso music, and band launches. The official launch of Crop Over takes place in June. Grand Kadooment will be held on Monday, August 3rd 2020.

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In respect to this, what is Crop Over in Barbados?

Crop Over Festival 2020 Kadooment Day Band Lists The Crop Over Festival is a 3 month-long festival of Barbadian music, arts, food, culture and so much more. Barbados ends the festivities with a grand carnival parade know as Kadooment Day.

One may also ask, where is Crop Over held in Barbados? The competition is held on the Ermy Bourne Highway, commonly known as East Coast. The air is redolent with the smells of Barbadian cooking during the Bridgetown Market Street Fair.

Consequently, what date is Crop Over 2019?

Kadooment Day Observances

Year Weekday Date
2018 Mon Aug 6
2019 Mon Aug 5
2020 Mon Aug 3
2021 Mon Aug 2

What time does crop over start?

Beginning in June, Crop Over runs until the first Monday in August when it culminates in the finale, The Grand Kadooment. For the entire two months life for many islanders is one big party with a major feature of crop over being the calypso competition.

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