Several young men painted in blue called blue devils form a semi-circle holding sticks and branches as they dance around in front of a crowd in the streets of Paramin in Trinidad one Carnival Monday night in their usual Carnival celebration in which they taunt the crowd.
A masked red devil with horns and red dress waves wildly a black flag in front of a group of tin drummers on his way down the hill at Paramin Carnival celebrations on Carnival Monday night in March 2011 in Paramin Trinidad.
Young musicians and performers get ready for the Paramin Carnival in front of a bar in the main square in Parmin practising their drumming and performance during the traditional Carnival celebrations of blue devil masquerade in Paramin Trinidad.
A blue devil with arms raised celebrates on the road among a crowd of blue devils on Carnival Monday night in Paramin holding a can of cockroach spray in hand which is used to ignite like a flare in Paramin, Trinidad.
A masked blue devil with a cloth in his mouth gesticulates as he moves forward in the celebrations on Carnival Monday night in Paramin Trinidad with a couple of young boys having a friendly chat beside him.
A group of male on-lookers are forced to pay the masked blue devil or be painted in the Paramin Carnival Celebrations on Carnival Monday evening in the centre of the small village of Paramin in Trinidad.
A male child dressed as a feathered cat performs his dance with his hand outstretched towards the camera whistle in his mouth as if to ward off an attack on the road on Carnival Saturday during the Children's Carnival celebrations in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
Young girls dressed Hawaiian style with bright flowers and bright skirts and headdress laugh together in a tight bunch in front of the camera as they perform on the road on Carnival Saturday in March 2011 in Port-of-Spain Trinidad just outside of the Grand Savannah.
A young Jab Molassie takes a break with a serious face indicating that she has had enough of the hot sun, music and performing on the road on Carnival day during the Children's Carnival celebrations in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
Hiawatha Indian Chief makes his way on stage at the Murray Street stage one Carnival Tuesday afternoon in the Legends band by the name Hiawatha in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad followed by his women warriors.
Big Mike of the band Legends storms on stage at the Murray Street judging point depicting the Indian Hiawatha surrounded by screaming warriors dressed in red and ready to jump one Carnival Tuesday in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad while the sun goes down behind them.
A male stilt-walker in a purple bird costume stand forward of his friends who are seated on the top of a dump truck and poses for the camera while his three friends gesticulate in the direction of the stage at the Queen's Park Savannah one Tuesday in March 2011 under heavy cloud cover.
Two good friends meet and greet each other in the usual Carnival style by holding on and wining together with huge smiles on their faces portraying simple costuming made of a bikini and feathered headpiece one girl wearing a straw hat one Carnival Tuesday on Robert's Street in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
Young stilt-walkers form a large band on Carnival Day as they wait outside of the Queen's Park Savannah displaying their balancing skills while one male stilt-walker demonstrates his ability to stand on one stilt.
A young male stilt-walker sits on the ground in the forefront between two lines of stilt-walkers on either side of him taking a rest in preparation for his performance on the stage of the Queen's Park Savannah on Carnival Tuesday in March 2011 in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
The towering dark figure of the stilt-walker is pulls his cloak into a semi-circle as he balances high in the air on his stilts one Carnival Tuesday in March 2011 while waiting to get on stage at the Queen's Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
A young boy with red hair and green and yellow bright costume depicts a bird bent forward with wings partial spread as he balances above the crowd on his stilts at the Queen's Park Savannah on Carnival Tuesday in March 2011.
The Moko Jumbie stilt-walker stands high in the air with his arms outspread holding on to his cloak made of light material with tiger, leopard and zebra designs in a gold lame pants and a broad black hat his details of his face lost under the hat and bright sunshine.
A group of stilt-walkers sit on the roof of a yellow and red dump truck on Carnival day in costumes under a threatening cloud-covered sky while steelband drums are located beside the truck and the yellow reflection of the sun bathes the surroundings one Carnival Tuesday in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
The wind blows forcefully while the Moko Jumbie stilt-walker hold wide his thin patterned cape and his gold lame pants flaps in the air his shirt-less slim but strong body bent backwards as he fights to stay to remain in balance on his stilts one Carnival Tuesday in March 2011 at the Queen's Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
A blue devil with red horns and red face heads into town with a serious face intent on tormenting the crowd on Carnival day in Port-of-Spain Trinidad stick in hand and gum at his lips he trots along rythmically on the road.
A male blue devil poses at the Savannah in Port-of-Spain Trinidad in front of a crowd of people on Carnival Day with stick in hand and whistle on his neck he is covered in deep blue from head to waist.
A tired blue devil looks around with whistle in his mouth and red horns towards the crowd and away from the camera on the road under the bright sun on Carnival day with his silver face and fancy headdress.
A shy child masquerader bites her lips and smiles to the camera with her big beautiful eyes surrounded in a sea of white material and beads on the road on Carnival Saturday during the Carnival celebrations in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
A young girl fully clad in white with white coptic head-piece and beads dangling jumps and enjoys herself on the road on Carnival Saturday during the children's Carnival celebrations in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
A group of young girls in their section of their band jump and smile one with a blue whistle in her mouth as they advance towards the stage at the Queen's Park Savannah on Carnival Saturday in March 2011.
The male section leaders look on while women from the band Haiwatha perform on stage with bended knees at Carnival in Trinidad with confetti on the ground and dust in the air the band makes a colourful and captivating performance with their depiction of Indians.
An adult male painted in peeling yellow paint depicts an Indian warrior stooped low to pose for a photograph on Carnival day in Port-of-Spain Trinidad in the road in the centre of town. He wears beads covered in yellow paint and a head dress made with felt, beads and feathers over his braided hair.
A black strong Big Mike as he is known in Trinidad steps with conviction onto the stage at Murray Street in Woodbrook leading his band Hiawatha forward in a burst of colour, strength and frenzy on Carnival day in Trinidad
Portrait of a blue Indian with richly detailed painted face and two large yellow fox tales on either side of his head wearing a large gold nose ring and large blue and red headpiece on Carnival day in Trinidad.
Warrior in front of his tribe from the Carnival band Africa designed by Brian MacFarlane for Carnival in Trinidad. They perform on the stage in the downtown parade of the bands on Carnival Tuesday under a scorching sun.
A woman dances her way on stage fan in hand and wide layered creme and white dress with headdress and wide rim sunglasses on the road on Carnival day in Trinidad at the downtown judging point followed by a group of women dancers under the midday sun in Port-of-Spain Trinidad.
Three friends dance and sing together with big grins as they perform on stage on Carnival Day as part of the Brian MacFarlane creation of the band Africa which was the winning band at the Trinidad Carnival in 2009.
On a hot Carnival day in the centre of Port-of-Spain a group of female masqueraders welcome the water being sprayed on their backs by a good looking strong black young man standing on a wall with a group on friends with a whistle in his mouth.
A brilliant stilt walker called a Moko Jumbie in Trinidad Carnival raises his cape and flies through the air at the top of his stilts towering over the crowd on Carnival Day in the Grand Savannah in Port-of-Spain as the band waits to get on stage.
A tired young masquerader all dressed in blue against a blue metal fence leans her head on her knee shoes off and in front of her body as she sits on the pavement near the Savannah in Port-of-Spain Trinidad
Three women masqueraders clothed in creme African style gowns wine in the street on Carnival day in Trinidad under a bright sun one with hands on the hop, one with a grin and the other with back turned. They use a raffia made headress and beads around their necks
Two boys take notice of something on the road on Carnival day while dressed in their African style garbs with tiger skinned material and white jerseys during the children's carnival parade in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
A children's band on the road on carnival day with bright colours and banners flowered head dress and belts the children chip towards the Grand Savannah Stage under the scorching sun in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
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