Grenada Culture

CULTURE: Grenada's Culture is expressed through music in all its variety; pageantry and poetry; dance and theatre; sport and recreation; and the natural character of Grenadians for welcoming, socializing, cooking and celebrating.

Calypso is the native music to our islands. Around the island you will hear a fusion of parang, reggae, dancehall and pop from cars and buses, shop fronts and even through the windows of people's homes, especially during festival seasons. Ex tempore is also another popular art form where the musicians sing to a standard tune with impromptu lyrics.

OIL DOWN is Grenada's National Dish ~ NATIONAL BIRD is the Grenada Dove (Leptotila wellsi) and endemic to the island ~ NATIONAL FLOWER is the Bougainvillea (Nyctaginaceae).

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