This past weekend, Kadooment bands Eunoia and Kontact were the latest to reveal their costume offerings for this year’s Crop Over with virtual launches. Whereas Eunoia presented their costumes via a series of videos – one for each section – on their Facebook and Instagram pages, Kontact took a simpler approach and shared the costumes via photos on their social media.
Eunoia was the first to launch last weekend, on Friday, May 10th. Their theme for this year is “Birds of A Feather” and as such, each of the six sections is named after a species of bird; Area Alba or The Egrets, Icteria Virens or The Yellow Breast, Turtur Chalcospilos or The Wood Dove, Trochilidae or The Hummingbird, Turdus Merula or The Black Bird and Gallus Gallus or The Pailing Cock.
Female costumes start at $248 USD for early bird pricing or $430 USD for regular pricing and male costumes at $197 USD for early bird pricing and $297 USD for regular.
Kontact launched the following evening, under the theme “Msafiri: The Journey Continues.” “Msafiri” is Swahili for “traveller.” The ten sections for this year are Kumasi, Hollywood, Yucatan, Northern Lights, The River Nile, French Riviera, Cropovian, Rio, Jaipur and Savannah.
Female costumes start at $400 USD and male costumes at $285 USD.
For more information on each band’s offerings and registration, visit them on their social media pages.