JabJab the most popular of all traditional mas played in Grenada– French creole for diable (devil) – is a mas where revelers, scantily dressed are covered with black body paint or oil. Operating in packs. Jab Jabs, threatens to besmear spectators unless they pay him off.” Likened to devil mas, incorporating the use of cows’ horns, tails, chains, shackles, and restraints to hold back one of the devils in the group. A reference to slavery. The performance of the Jab Jab is often accompanied by whistles, horns, and drums.
(Remember pack only old or things that you don’t mind throwing away J’ouvert)
MONDAY NIGHT MAS!
CARNIVAL PRETTY MAS!
JAB JAB – J’OUVERT!