Nassau

Charming colonial-style buildings
The Bahamian Riviera
The largest open-air aquarium in the world

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Nassau

In history and nature

During an MSC cruise through the Caribbean Sea, you will visit Nassau, which occupies the eastern portion of the island of New Providence and is linked by a charming bridge with the neighbouring Paradise Island, where Atlantis Waterscape is located.

The largest open-air aquarium in the world, it has over 100 different species of colourful tropical fish. In Nassau, you can interact with dolphins and go on excursions to neighbouring islands in motorboats. The historical centre of Nassau boasts charming colonial-style buildings and numerous pastel-coloured wooden shops that alternate with Georgian-style structures.

However, to get a taste of the local style of living, take a trip to Cable Beach. Located just 5 km west of the city, on it you will be able to admire the Bahamian Riviera and its fantastic colours: golden sand and lively nightlife. In addition to the casinos, which are very popular with gamblers, one of the most appealing characteristics of a holiday in Nassau is the possibility to do some low-cost shopping.

At the Straw Market, where the typical Bahamian souvenirs are sold, be prepared to bargain: here, bartering is a tradition that is almost a duty. A ride in a surrey, a horse-drawn carriage, is an excellent way to discover the old city while listening to stories told by the driver on the ride between monuments, numerous island fortifications and the intriguing Queens Staircase, a large, hand-made stone staircase from which you can enjoy a magnificent view of Nassau, Paradise Island and a good portion of the Bahamas.

To learn about the past and cultural traditions of the island, you can visit its two museums: the Pompey Museum, which houses man-made artefacts, documents and drawings; and the Junkanoo Museum, dedicated to the Junkanoo Carnival of street music, which is growing in popularity.

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  • ATHOL ISLAND SSWEKEL

    AKTIV & ÄVENTYR
    • Möjlighet att simma

    • Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

      Svårighetsgrad
      Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

    • Längd
      2:30 h

    • Adults price starting fromSEK345per person

    • Childrens price starting fromSEK239per person

    NAS03

    Come and experience the marvelous underwater kingdom and all its inhabitants. Modern sSWEkel boats will give you a narrated harbor cruise on the way to the sSWEkeling site. While cruising in one of the most beautiful harbors in the world, you will be briefed on historical points of interest as well as the homes of the rich and famous. Once at the sSWEkel site you will discover that the real beauty of the Bahamas is all wet! You will sSWEkel in some of the clearest waters ever seen. The staff will guide you along the reef and highlight the fish that you see and are also there to answer any questions that you might have. Please note: Minimum age to participate is 6 years old. The boat anchors for sSWEkeling. SSWEkeling equipment is included.
  • ATLANTIS AQUAVENTURE - BETWEEN 4 TO 4.5
    HOURS DURATION

    AKTIV & ÄVENTYR
    • Möjlighet att simma

    • Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

      Svårighetsgrad
      Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

    • Längd
      4 h

    • Adults price starting fromSEK1219per person

    • Childrens price starting fromSEK859per person

    NAS14

    Be among the first to discover a new world. Ride swells of rapids in a tropical waterscape and fly down 7-story slides. Atlantis offers unparalleled fun and excitement on this full-day of adventure. The new Atlantis is home to an exhilarating new waterscape of pools, water coasters, body slides and rivers that introduce the next generation of water experiences. At 141 acres, Atlantis has become the largest water themed attraction in the Caribbean. Full access to water park, pools & beaches (towels included for day use). Please note: There is a considerable amount of walking on this tour and guests must be at least 48 inches tall to ride the water slides. Lounge chairs, towels and life jackets are provided. Non-motorized water sports are available for rent. Lockers available at extra cost. No cash, only credit card at outdoor facilities. Return to the ship is on a shuttle basis. Shuttle bus timetable will be communicated before arriving at Atlantis.
  • CATAMARAN REEF SSWEKEL & SAIL

    AKTIV & ÄVENTYR
    • Inklusive dryck

    • Möjlighet att simma

    • Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

      Svårighetsgrad
      Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

    • Längd
      2:30 h

    • Adults price starting fromSEK485per person

    • Childrens price starting fromSEK345per person

    NAS07

    Offering a great combination of cruising and sSWEkelling, the tour will first see you board a spacious catamaran and set sail for a popular sSWEkelling site. Instructions and sSWEkelling gear will be provided during the cruise, so you’ll be all set to slip into the water once the boat drops anchor. Your short sSWEkelling excursion will be accompanied by an experienced guide. The waters around New Providence Island are known for their abundance of aquatic wildlife, so there is every chance you will encounter many varieties of fish and other sea creatures. Once the sSWEkelling portion has come to an end, you can enjoy some fruit punch or water on the boat as you make your scenic way back to the pier and your ship. Please note: guests must be at least 7 years of age to sSWEkel; proof of the child’s age will have to be provided. Guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. SSWEkelling gear is provided. You are recommended wear swimwear and bring a towel, sunhat and sunscreen. Depending upon wind and weather conditions, the vessel may start the engine. The catamaran features a ladder leading directly into the water. As the sSWEkelling activity will take place in the open sea, guests must be physically fit. Guests must be capable of getting on and off the catamaran as well as into and out of the water unassisted. For safety reasons, the tour is not suitable for pregnant women.
  • NASSAU 360?

    AKTIV & ÄVENTYR
    • Möjlighet att simma

    • Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

      Svårighetsgrad
      Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

    • Längd
      3 h

    • Adults price starting fromSEK452per person

    • Childrens price starting fromSEK319per person

    NAS09

    Round out your time in the Bahamas with a trip around the country’s picturesque capital, Nassau, on this 360° sightseeing tour. A short walk from the pier first takes you to your coach, after which you will begin your exploration of the city and the surrounding area. In the early 18th century, the thinly populated Bahamas were taken over by pirates and declared a “pirate republic”, which then attracted other shady characters such as the infamous pirate, Edward “Blackbeard” Teach. On leaving the city, you will then head out to the nearby countryside, passing by authentic villages that are rich in history and heritage on the way. The mansions, cathedrals and 18th-century fortresses have been beautifully preserved, so do bring your camera for some snapshots of your tour. Next you’ll board the ferry boat for the brief ride to reach Balmoral Island, your beach destination. Upon arrival on the island, you will be greeted by the staff, and then let loose to create your perfect time enjoying the white sand beach. Stretch out on your included lounge chair and umbrella or splash in the azure blue water. Unlimited use of noodles and inner tubes are available, and additional non-motorized water activities including sSWEkel gear, kayaks and paddle boards are available for rent. Please note: guests are recommended to bring a towel, biodegradable sunscreen and sunglasses. Children must be under the supervision of a parent/guardian at all times during the tour. No food or alcohol can be brought on to the private island and any discovered upon arrival will be confiscated and disposed of. There are no lifeguards on duty, all guests swim at their own risk.
  • BALMORAL ISLAND BEACH DAY

    HAV & SOL
    • Möjlighet att simma

    • Begränsat antal platser

    • Svårighetsgrad: Lätt – Kan innehålla ett mindre antal trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

      Svårighetsgrad
      Svårighetsgrad: Lätt – Kan innehålla ett mindre antal trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

    • Längd
      4:30 h

    • Adults price starting fromSEK452per person

    • Childrens price starting fromSEK319per person

    NAS18

    Help yourself to a large portion of sun, sea and sand by stepping off the ship, walking the short distance from the pier and taking a 30-minute ferry to a tiny privately owned landmass sitting in the coastal waters of New Providence. Balmoral Island is your destination and the tropical oasis that will host your half-day stay. You’ll be welcomed by island staff on arrival, after which you’ll be free to do as you please. In perfect contrast to the hectic pace of Nassau, the islet is a delightfully tranquil spot with sand as pale as sugar, lounge chairs (use included in the price of the tour), azure water, a heated freshwater pool and a variety of bars, each with its own personal ambience. There’s even one serving frozen tropical cocktails like piña coladas, daiquiris, margaritas and more, ideal for adding a little extra enjoyment to the process of cooling off. If you’re feeling hungry, check out the on-site market for a mouth-watering array of options such as snacks, salads, wraps and freshly cut sandwiches. And if life fails to work without coffee, you’ll love the on-site Starbuck’s, the company’s only outlet on a private island. Shade can be found at the patios and bars, but also on the beach under an umbrella, which are available on a first come, first served basis. Please note: additional non-motorised water activities including sSWEkel gear, kayaks and paddle boards are available for hire. Toilet facilities are located around the island as well as freshwater showers and footbaths. The cost of any food and drinks purchased on the island is not included in the price of the tour; guests are advised that bringing food and/or alcoholic drinks onto the island is prohibited. Any food and/or alcoholic drinks found to have been brought onto the island will be confiscated and destroyed. Guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult while on Balmoral Island. There are no lifeguards and all guests swim at their own risk.
  • DISCOVER ATLANTIS - BETWEEN 2 & 4
    HOURS DURATION

    HAV & SOL
      • Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

        Svårighetsgrad
        Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

      • Längd
        2 h

      • Adults price starting fromSEK485per person

      • Childrens price starting fromSEK345per person

      NAS02

      When tour destinations are as evocatively named as Paradise Island and Atlantis Lagoon, you can be sure of one thing: a fabulous time. Once you have boarded your coach at the pier in Nassau on New Providence Island, you will first head SWEth to cross over to Paradise Island and the Atlantis Resort. Since the Bahamas are a favourite contender for the place where the legendary city of Atlantis was once said to have stood, the resort features a faux archaeological site – simply named “The Dig” – that recreates what the ruins of ancient Atlantis might look like. Apart from taking you through the many fascinating exhibits of The Dig, your guided tour also includes a visit to Predator Lagoon, fittingly named for the sharks, barracudas and many other creatures form the deep that live there. As you make your way through the maze of underground passageways, have fun discovering archaeological artefacts and hieroglyphics while surrounded by a stunning civilization of sea animals. Expert guides will lead you through the ancient streets and help you to decode the legend of Atlantis as well as providing fascinating information on the habitat and behaviour of the marine wildlife. Please note: Access to the pools, slides and beaches is not included in the tour. A shuttle bus will return you to the ship; information on the bus timetable will be provided before arriving at Atlantis. The tour involves a considerable amount of walking.
    • BALMORAL ISLAND BEACH DAY & STINGRAY
      ENCOUNTER

      NATURLIGA UNDERVERK
      • Möjlighet att simma

      • Begränsat antal platser

      • Svårighetsgrad: Lätt – Kan innehålla ett mindre antal trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

        Svårighetsgrad
        Svårighetsgrad: Lätt – Kan innehålla ett mindre antal trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

      • Längd
        4:30 h

      • Adults price starting fromSEK649per person

      • Childrens price starting fromSEK452per person

      NAS19

      Life rarely gets better than this: a privately owned tropical islet that caters to every creature comfort, a stunning beach and a chance to interact with stingrays in the shallows. To experience it for yourself, leave the ship for the short walk followed by a ferry crossing to Balmoral Island, where you’ll be welcomed by staff, given a briefing, asked to complete some paperwork and sign a waiver. That done, your stingray meet and greet will commence in waist-high water under the supervision of the handler. Stroke, feed and even pose with “your” ray for a photo (available for purchase at extra cost after the encounter). What comes next is entirely up to you. To complement the beach, the island also features beach chairs (free to use), a heated freshwater pool, patios, beach umbrellas (subject to availability) and four different bars, one even serving delicious frozen cocktails (not included in the tour price). And if hunger strikes, snacks, salads, wraps and freshly cut sandwiches can be purchased at the on-site restaurant. You can even grab coffee to go with your food, since Balmoral Island boasts its very own Starbuck’s outlet, the only one on a private island. Please Note; Minimum age to participate is 5 years old . Additional gear for non-motorised water activities such as sSWEkelling, kayaking and paddle boarding is available for hire at extra cost not covered by the price of the tour. Toilet facilities are located around the island as well as freshwater showers and footbaths. To ensure the welfare of the stingrays, other marine wildlife and the coral reef, loose items such as jewellery and cameras cannot be taken into the water. The cost of any food and drinks purchased on the island is not included in the price of the tour; guests are advised that bringing food and/or alcoholic drinks onto the island is prohibited. Any food and/or alcoholic drinks found to have been brought onto the island will be confiscated and destroyed. Guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult while on Balmoral Island. There are no lifeguards on duty and all guests swim at their own risk. Personal photos cannot be taken in the marine encounter/habitat area. Guests not on a marine-encounter tour will not have access to the marine encounter/habitat area.
    • BALMORAL ISLAND DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER &
      BEACH DAY

      NATURLIGA UNDERVERK
      • Möjlighet att simma

      • Begränsat antal platser

      • Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

        Svårighetsgrad
        Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

      • Längd
        4:30 h

      • Adults price starting fromSEK1139per person

      • Childrens price starting fromSEK812per person

      NAS22

      Fancy doing a bit of a disappearing trick and taking yourself off the ship to spend some time on a private island, complete with a unique wildlife encounter? This tour will see you off to for Balmoral Island, across from the coast of New Providence. After being greeted on arrival you will be required to fill out paperwork which includes signing a waiver, with a short orientation to inform you about dolphins and what to expect during your meet and greet encounter. A short walk later you’ll be wading into the shallow water and, in the company of the experienced dolphin trainer, get to enjoy some time in close quarters to one of these lovable marine mammals. Apart from answering any questions you may have, the trainer will demonstrate a variety of behaviours, introduce you to the dolphin and even have it give you a kiss! You can also purchase a photo of your unique encounter once you’re back on dry land, after which you’ll have time at leisure to relax on the lounge chairs included in the outing or go for a refreshing swim before you leave and return to the ship. Guests must be at least 7 years of age to take part and must be accompanied by a paying adult throughout the encounter and any guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult while on Balmoral Island. Gear for additional non-motorised water sports, including sSWEkelling, kayaking and paddle-boarding, can be rented at extra cost not covered by the price of the tour. A freshwater pool will also be nearby for guests not wishing to get sand on their feet. Umbrellas are available on the beach on a first come, first served basis and toilet facilities, freshwater showers and footbaths are located around the island. The cost of any food and drinks purchased on the island is not included in the price of the tour. Guests are further advised that it is not permitted to bring any food and/or alcoholic drinks onto the island. Any such items found to have been brought on the island will be confiscated and destroyed. There are no lifeguards on duty and guests will have to swim at their own risk. In the interest of dolphin welfare, guests will not be permitted to enter the water with any kind of loose items such as jewellery, cameras, mobile phones or any other object/device with a strap. Personal photos cannot be taken in the marine encounter/habitat area. Small lockers are provided for guests to use, but only for the time the dolphin encounter takes.
    • BALMORAL ISLAND DOLPHIN SWIM & BEACH
      DAY

      NATURLIGA UNDERVERK
      • Möjlighet att simma

      • Begränsat antal platser

      • Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

        Svårighetsgrad
        Svårighetsgrad: Medel – Kan innehålla uppförsbackar, trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

      • Längd
        4:30 h

      • Adults price starting fromSEK1629per person

      • Childrens price starting fromSEK1139per person

      NAS23

      Grab this perhaps once-in-a-lifetime chance to swim among dolphins on the private Balmoral Island, located just off the coast of New Providence. Island staff will greet you on arrival and require you to fill out some paperwork and sign a waiver. Then you’ll get your life jacket and a briefing on what to expect from the experience, after which you’ll make your way to the shallow water to meet the dolphin. A dolphin trainer will remain on hand to answer any questions you may have, show a number of dolphin behaviours and then introduce you to “your” dolphin. You’ll be able to purchase a photo of your unique encounter later. You’ll also then have time to swim among these marvellous marine mammals, enjoying this communion with one of Mother Nature’s most intelligent beings. After your rendezvous with dolphins, you’ll have time to relax on the complimentary lounge chairs or go for a dip in the water before you return to the ship. Please Note: All participating guests must be able to swim and be at least 7 years of age and must be accompanied by a paying adult throughout the dolphin swim. Any guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult while on Balmoral Island. Gear for additional non-motorised water sports, including sSWEkelling, kayaking and paddle-boarding, can be rented at extra cost not covered by the price of the tour. A freshwater pool will also be nearby for guests not wishing to get sand on their feet. Umbrellas are available on the beach on a first come, first served basis and toilet facilities, freshwater showers and footbaths are located around the island. The cost of any food and drinks purchased on the island is not included in the price of the tour. Guests are further advised that it is not permitted to bring any food and/or alcoholic drinks onto the island. Any such items found to have been brought on the island will be confiscated and destroyed. There are no lifeguards on duty and guests will have to swim at their own risk. In the interest of dolphin welfare, guests will not be permitted to enter the water with any kind of loose items such as jewellery, cameras, mobile phones or any other object/device with a strap. Personal photos cannot be taken in the marine encounter/habitat area. Small lockers are provided for guests to use, but only for the time the dolphin programme takes. Guests not on a marine encounter will not have access to the marine encounter/habitat area.
    • GLASS BOTTOM BOAT

      NATURLIGA UNDERVERK
      • Inklusive dryck

      • Svårighetsgrad: Lätt – Kan innehålla ett mindre antal trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

        Svårighetsgrad
        Svårighetsgrad: Lätt – Kan innehålla ett mindre antal trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

      • Längd
        1:30 h

      • Adults price starting fromSEK345per person

      • Childrens price starting fromSEK239per person

      NAS04

      Start your tour with a narrative tour of Nassau’s harbor. Here your tour narrator will point out to you historical sites, homes of the rich and famous and also general information of Nassau and the Bahamas. Once the vessel is positioned over the reef, you will be guided down to the viewing deck. Here your glass reporter will give you an informative briefing of all that you see through the glass. Afterwards you will enjoy a slow cruise back through the harbor to the Port while listening to music. A complimentary rum or fruit punch will be served.
    • PASWEAMIC TOUR

      NATURSKÖNA VÄGAR
        • Svårighetsgrad: Lätt – Kan innehålla ett mindre antal trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

          Svårighetsgrad
          Svårighetsgrad: Lätt – Kan innehålla ett mindre antal trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

        • Längd
          2:30 h

        • Adults price starting fromSEK345per person

        • Childrens price starting fromSEK239per person

        NAS01

        Drive through Nassau to reach the highest point of the island, from where you will enjoy a beautiful view of the harbour. At this location you will have time to explore the fort and the Queen Victoria Staircase, do some light shopping on your own and take pictures. Continue with a paSWEamic view around the island of New Providence. Next, stop at John Watling’s Distillery to tour the rum distillery, the beautiful grounds and enjoy a tasting. We then pass by Fish Fry and Junkanoo Beach for a photo stop, from where you will see your ship in the harbour. Then it’s off to Atlantis Paradise Island for a short stop. The drive continues from Paradise Island through the colorful residential area before returning to the port. Please Note: Guests must be at least 21 years old to consume alcohol. The driver of this tour is also the guide. This tours is considered not suitable for guests on wheelchair.
      • SEE & SEA TOUR

        NATURSKÖNA VÄGAR
        • Begränsat antal platser

        • Svårighetsgrad: Lätt – Kan innehålla ett mindre antal trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

          Svårighetsgrad
          Svårighetsgrad: Lätt – Kan innehålla ett mindre antal trappsteg, ojämna ytor och/eller längre perioder där man måste stå upp

        • Längd
          3 h

        • Adults price starting fromSEK649per person

        • Childrens price starting fromSEK452per person

        NAS21

        See the key sights of Nassau city and venture out into its nearshore underwater world on this entertaining tour. After first taking you on a look around the harbour and past Paradise Island for views of its splendid villas, Nassau’s only semi-submarine will submerge and cruise through the fascinating aquatic universe. Looking through your own window from the comfort of your seat, the fully air-conditioned and narrated ride will give you a unique opportunity to marvel at the reef and its many and varied inhabitants without having to take to the water yourself. On your return to dry land, you’ll board a coach for a drive-by roundup of city must-sees. The route will take you past such landmarks as Rawson’s Square and the parliament buildings and will also include a stop at Fort Fincastle, one of Nassau’s highest points and adjacent to the Queen’s Staircase. Your outing then wraps up with your return to the ship. Please note: guests must be capable of navigating 10 steps to board and disembark from the semi-submarine. The order in which the land-based portion of the tour is run may vary to suit traffic conditions.

      Utflyktsprogram och rutter kan ändras beroende på lokala förhållanden och/eller oförutsedda händelser med hänsyn till tidpunkten för utflykten. Information om utflykterna uppdateras löpande på webbsidan men vi reserverar oss för ändringar i programmen. Detaljerat program finns alltid att tillgå på fartyget. Vissa utflykter är mycket populära och därför kan tillgängligheten inte alltid garanteras. Observera att vi endast garanterar engelskspråkig guide. Guidade turer på andra språk än engelska beror på vilka guider som finns tillgängliga. Information om tillgängliga språk för guidade turer kommer att bekräftas ombord under kryssningen. Du rekommenderas att boka din utflykt i förväg. Barnpriser på utflykter gäller för barn upp till 13 år.

      Bahamas

      Music and islands
      Music and islands

      As you arrive on your cruise to the Bahamas – seven hundred islands scattered over 3800 sq.km. of crystal clear tropical seas in the northern part of the Caribbean – you will discover beaches and interesting hikes in the hinterland, still partly to be explored, as well as lots of sports.

      For those who choose the beach and are travelling with children, Taino Beach, in the area of Lucaya, is the ideal location with its small playground. If you are looking for one of the most isolated beaches in the entire archipelago, an excursion you should not miss is to Blue Lagoon Island: beautiful, crystal clear, turquoise waters and a hidden lagoon.

      A vacation in the Bahamas isn’t a true vacation without an excursion to the historical forts and monuments of Nassau: Fort Montague, the oldest on the island of New Providence; Fort Charlotte, whose cannons have always only fired blanks; Fort Fincastle, which due to its shape resembles a steamship. Music is the other great passion of the inhabitants of the Bahamas: it is the sound track of the life on this Caribbean archipelago.

      Often played live, in restaurants, casinos and even in beach bars. From the most traditional steel drum bands, to rake ’n’ scrape, a music similar to reggae, played with an unusual instrument, a saw; and then calypso, soca and junkanoo.