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Hosay Trinidad

Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora

by Frank J. Korom

  • 169 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interdisciplinary Studies,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Tenth of Muòharram,
  • Shiah,
  • Customs and practices,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Tenth of Muharram,
  • Sociology,
  • West Indies,
  • ShÃ¥i°ah,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Islam - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Trinidad and Tobago,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Muslims,
  • Shåi°ah,
  • Tenth of Muòharram

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8004525M
    ISBN 100812218256
    ISBN 109780812218251


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Hosay Trinidad by Frank J. Korom Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hosay in Trinidad. The first noted celebration of Hosay was in in San Fernando, South Trinidad and there is evidence of Hosay celebrations in Chaguanas and St. James from as far back as InBritish colonial authorities issued an ordinance to prevent public gatherings and the public Hosay commemorations.

"Hosay Trinidad should be considered a great publishing achievement. It is a livre de chevet, a must for scholars of Caribbean studies, anthropology, and the performing arts."—History of Religions "Hosay Trinidad contributes substantially to the anthropology of contemporary identity politics as well as to the study of 'boundaries' which has come to play a key role in important Cited by: Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora is the first detailed historical and ethnographic study of Islamic muharram rituals performed on the island of Trinidad.

Korom's central argument is that the annual rite is a polyphonic discourse that is best understood by employing multiple levels of interpretation. Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances Hosay Trinidad book an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora is the first detailed historical and ethnographic study of Islamic muharram rituals performed on the island of 's central argument is that the annual rite is a polyphonic discourse that is best understood by employing multiple levels of interpretation.

THE HOSAY FESTIVAL. DAY ONE TO SIX In Trinidad, the Muharram observances commence with a Niaj, or pray meeting, in the various Imambaras in the evening. Following the prayers, dry fruits and other consecrated food are shared with those present, and work continues in a pious mood, on the construction and decoration of the are no street processions.

Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora is the first detailed historical and ethnographic study of Islamic muharram rituals performed on the island of Trinidad.

Korom's central argument is that the annual rite is a polyphonic discourse that is best understood by employing multiple levels of by: The multivocalic rite known as Hosay in the Caribbean developed out of earlier practices originating in Iraq and Iran which diffused to Trinidad by way of South Asian indentured laborers brought to the Caribbean by the British from the mids to the early decades of Price: $ Hosay parades take place in two Shiite communities in Trinidad: St.

James, in the western section of Port-of-Spain, and Cedros, in the South. The colorful procession in St. James is the largest (five tadjahs) and draws thousands of spectators of all religions every year. The Book of Trinidad travels through centuries of Trinidad's life, exposing an experience in which the changing of seasons was the only constant in an otherwise timeless world.

The remarkable thing in the development of Trinidad has been the make-up of its population. (Hosay) were all poured into the mould of British colonialism and stamped /5(4).

The Hosay massacre (also known as the Hosay riots or the Jahaji massacre) took place on 30 October in San Fernando, Trinidad when the British colonial authorities fired on participants in the annual Hosay procession (the local name for the Shi'a Festival of Muharram) who had been banned from entering the town.

Hosay St James Trinidad Devashish Ramdath. Loading Unsubscribe from Devashish Ramdath. Small hosay night st james. But Trinidad at the time was under British colonial rule and large public gatherings were not permitted. Inthe British authorities issued a prohibition against Hosay commemorations. Hosay synonyms, Hosay pronunciation, Hosay translation, English dictionary definition of Hosay.

The tenth day of Muharram, observed as a holy day of mourning by Shiites on the anniversary of the death of Hussein, grandson of Muhammad. Frank has received many grants and awards including the Premio Pitre prize for his book titled.

Purchase: Hosay Trinidad is an ethnographic film about the observance of Shi'ite Muharram rites on the island of Tri. The largest Hosay procession locally is celebrated in St James though over the years there has been processions in Curepe, Tunapuna, Couva and Cedros as the popularity of the festival increases.

I had not attended Hosay for more than a decade, and I must say that I. Anthony de Verteuil, former principal of St. Mary’s College and renowned historian, wrote in his book ‘Years of revolt’: “Every year the Hosay festival was celebrated on the 10th day of Mohurrun, the first month in the Islamic calendar, in order to coincide with the anniversary date on which imam Hussein, the grandson of the prophet.

Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora. By Noonan, Kerry. One wishes that Frank Korom's book on the meanings and roots of this Shi'i holiday (or at least the chapters focusing on its origins in Iraq and Iran) were widely read by the leaders of American troops fighting near Karbala today.

Hosay Trinidad is a. (shelved 1 time as trinidad-and-tobago) avg rating — 5, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Books shelved as trinidad: A House for Mr Biswas by V.S.

Naipaul, The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey, Golden Child by Claire Adam, Mi. Hosay Trinidad Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora Frank J. Korom "Hosay Trinidad should be considered a great publishing is a livre de chevet, a must for scholars of Caribbean studies, anthropology, and the performing arts."--History of Religions "Hosay Trinidad contributes substantially to the anthropology of contemporary identity politics /5(3).

Get this from a library. Hosay Trinidad: Muḥarram performances in an Indo--Caribbean diaspora. [Frank J Korom] -- "Hosay Trinidad contributes substantially to the anthropology of contemporary identity politics as well as to the study of 'boundaries' which has come to play a key role in important new lines of.

"Hosay Trinidad contributes substantially to the anthropology of contemporary identity politics as well as to the study of 'boundaries' which has come to play a.

Hosay Trinidad: Muharram performances in an Indo-Caribbean diaspora / Author: Frank J. Korom. Publication info: Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, c Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora is the first detailed historical and ethnographic study of Islamic muharram rituals performed on the island of Trinidad.

A day festival in Trinidad commemorating the martyrdom of Hussein during the Days of Ashura, which is known for its garish and colorful tadjahs (floats). Introduction During the first 10 days of the Islamic month of Muharram, Shi’i Muslims around the world annually commemorate the martyrdom of Hussein and reenact the tragedy in many and.

Hosay in Cedros, Trinidad Shi’ite Islam, like many religions, has taken on distinctly indigenous forms in the different lands that it has spread. The practices of “popular Shiism” are where the differences are most pronounced.

Hosay Trinidad by Frank J. Korom,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). Hosay Festival 10th day of Islamic month of Muharram To Muslims in the Eastern Hemisphere, the Hussein Festival is a solemn occasion commemorating the massacre of Hussein and his brother Hassan, grandsons of the prophet Muhammad, on the 10th day of the month of Muharram in (see Ashura).

But in Trinidad and Tobago, where the Hosay (or Hussein. Hosay procession in the St. James district of Port of Spain, Trinidad, on Dec. 17, Photo by Nicholas Laughlin/Creative Commons.

Book Review Frank J. Korom, Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo‐Caribbean Diaspora. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, viii+ pp.

Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora Article in The Journal of Asian Studies 62(3) August with 44 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

shared culture How Muharram travelled from India to Trinidad and became uniquely Caribbean The occasion is commemorated every year by Trinidadian Muslims as Hosay. Jobs in Trinidad and Tobago – Sweet TnT Magazine.

Jobs and vacant positions can be posted here for the whole world to see for free. Have a skill, product or service you would like to offer post it here. Hosay is a very somber event, it marks the martyrdom of Husayn (also known as Hussein) and Hassan, the grandsons of the Prophet Muhammad.

The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. The massacre of Indians in the Hosay. Indian Arrival Day commemorative magazine On Octo22 Indians were killed and over were injured in a hail of police bullets fired at a Hosay procession in San Fernando, Trinidad.

The nation was stunned in disbelief. [New book release]. Islam in Trinidad is defined by two ethnic groups – Afro-Caribbeans and Indo-Caribbeans – and three major organizations: the Anjuman Sunnatul Jamaat Association (ASJA), the Takveeatul Islamic Association (TIA), and the Trinidad Muslim League (TML).

One of his earlier books, Hosay Trinidad, won the Premio Pitre international book award in He edited Religious Studies Review fromand now co-edits Asian Ethnology () at Nanzan University in Japan, where he is a research fellow at the Anthropological Institute.

If you would like to know more about Hosay, we recommend Frank Korom's book Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora or his film by the same name that includes discussion of the musical meaning of tassa in the context of the Hosay observance.

In Trinidad, Flag Night is the first of the three nights when the procession, comprising of different Hosay yards and their tassa drummers, takes place. The Hosay yards were a buzz of activity as members tightened and heated drums, worked on building the Tadjahs, and conducted prayer sessions, referred to as Neejah.

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Social unrest has shaped the development of Trinidad and Tobago since the middle of the 19th century. Attempts by the British colonial government to crack down on the celebration of Carnival sparked the Canboulay Riots in and Attempts to control the celebration of Hosay by the Indian population culminated in the Hosay Riots in In the early 20th century, the .The holy book of Islam is the Qur'an (also sometimes spelled Koran or Alcoran).

According to Islamic belief, the Qur'an was revealed to Muhammad by Allah over a period of twenty-three years. Authorship of the Qur'an is attributed to Allah, and not to Muhammad; Muhammad merely received it. In Jamaica and Trinidad the festival is called Hosay.Trinidad Food Tours, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

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