J’ouvert in Brooklyn New York
Monday September 5th, 2011
J’Ouvert Parade begins 4:00am and ends at 10:00am
The Parade begins at Flatbush Ave & Empire Blvd- east along Empire Blvd to Nostrand Ave- south on Nostrand to Rutland Road
J’ouvert is a large street party during carnival- J’ouvert is a contraction of the french Jour Ouvert or dawn/day break.
J’ouvers is celebrated in many caribbean island , Crown Heights/Flatbush Brooklyn New York and Notting Hill London UK.
The celebration festival starts well before dawn and finishes a few hours after sunrise. The origin of the street parties with J’ouvert coincide with the empancipation from slavery .
Have a Happy and safe J’ouvert
Fillmore Real Estate
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker