Stick-fighting | Inspiration hits with the drums and the lavweys

I didn't grow up in stickfighting. In fact I made it to my first Gayelle only four years ago. I returned last year and this year makes it my third enjoying it. It's the beat of the drums and the lavweys that draw me in. Before leaving I debated as I usually do, take my camera or leave it and as per usual I took it just in case inspiration hits.  

Boi man – stick man or stick fighter
Gayelle – a place where warriors meet for battle
Shantwell – lead singer in the gayelle
Lavwey – songs sung around the gayelle
Patois – chorus/songs/language used for lavweys
Kalinda  – a collection of drums
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