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Traditional Mas Characters - Soumayree

(Photo courtesy the Carnival Institute of Trinidad and Tobago – CITT)

One of the lesser-known traditional characters, Soumayree typically consists of a woman on a horse, similar to the Burrokeet costume. It is based on the Hindu rite where the horse was used in worship to the goddess, Durga (Kali).

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