Carnival atmosphere starts the new year in Antigua

Carnival characters came out to play

Like old year’s night, New Year’s Day proved to be a day of celebration¬†in Antigua & Barbuda.

Thousands of residents lined the streets today to continue celebrating the new year.

2018 found many residents in church praying for a good year and thanking God for the year that was.

Fireworks lit up the sky at midnight

Others celebrated into the wee hours of the morning with family and friends.

The party continued as many observed traditional jouvert activities in various communities.

A parade put on by the Ministry of Culture added to the festivities.

A number of mas’ troupes also organised activities for their supporters reminiscent of T-shirt mas’ celebrations.

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