Send-Offs

Professor Dave Chadee has died

Professor Dave Chadee has died

June 22, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Known by various titles, “The Mosquito Man” amongst others, Professor Dave Chadee, 62, has died. He succumbed to a massive heart attack yesterday, June 21st, at around 4:30 p.m.

Professor Chadee came from Tableland Village and considered himself a true “south man”.

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Steelpan

Desperadoes 2016 Victory Celebration: ”Nobody Badder Than We”

Desperadoes 2016 Victory Celebration: ”Nobody Badder Than We”

March 8, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

On Sunday 14th February, 2016, the 2016 National Panorama champions of Trinidad & Tobago, WITCO Desperadoes Steel Orchestra, proudly presented their trophy to Laventille residents during a motorcade throughout the community starting from Picadilly Street. This band now has eleven Panorama titles making it the band with the most titles in the history of the National Panorama Competition. This year also marked the fiftieth anniversary since the band’s first victory in 1966.

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Calypso & Soca

Roots at Forty

Roots at Forty

February 4, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

On Saturday 9th January, 2016, loyal supporters of the band formerly known as Charlie’s Roots and the Rapso band 3Canal joined Soca music giant, Pelham Goddard and Roots, in celebrating their fortieth anniversary in the music business. This event, themed “Roots at Forty: Their Carnival Story”, was produced by JVMP (Junior, Vonrick, Malcolm, Pelham) Promotions in collaboration with Hotel Normandie. It was held Under the Trees at Hotel Normandie, St. Ann’s Port of Spain, from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The artistes featured included David Michael Rudder, Roger George, 3Canal, Moricia Cagan and Nigel O’Connor.

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Special Events

Police Men Can Cook Competition 2015

Police Men Can Cook Competition 2015

November 28, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

On Saturday 03rd October, 2015, the North West region, under the auspices of the Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, Carlisle Huggins of the Western Division, hosted its first annual “Police Men Can Cook” competition aimed at building comradeship amongst fellow officers and strengthening police-community relations.

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Chinese

Launch of Chinese Photographic Exhibition at Piarco International Airport

Launch of Chinese Photographic Exhibition at Piarco International Airport

August 11, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

The Chinese Embassy in Trinidad and Tobago held a photographic exhibition to commemorate forty-one years of diplomatic relations between China and Trinidad and Tobago on Friday 12th June, 2015, at the Piarco International Airport. This photographic exhibition consisted of images depicting the establishment of ties between China and Trinidad and Tobago including H. E. President Xi Jinping’s first state visit to Trinidad and Tobago in 2013…

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Concerts

Roots at Forty

Roots at Forty

February 4, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

On Saturday 9th January, 2016, loyal supporters of the band formerly known as Charlie’s Roots and the Rapso band 3Canal joined Soca music giant, Pelham Goddard and Roots, in celebrating their fortieth anniversary in the music business. This event, themed “Roots at Forty: Their Carnival Story”, was produced by JVMP (Junior, Vonrick, Malcolm, Pelham) Promotions in collaboration with Hotel Normandie. It was held Under the Trees at Hotel Normandie, St. Ann’s Port of Spain, from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The artistes featured included David Michael Rudder, Roger George, 3Canal, Moricia Cagan and Nigel O’Connor.

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Photo Albums

Posse 67 Clean-up at St. Dominic’s Ground

Posse 67 Clean-up at St. Dominic’s Ground

On Sunday 17th July, 2016, members of Posse 67, a volunteer organization, spent half the day in a clean-up campaign at the St. Dominic’s Children’s Home in Belmont in honour of Nelson Mandela International Day.

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Posse 67 at The St Andrew’s Home for the Aged in Belmont

Posse 67 at The St Andrew’s Home for the Aged in Belmont

On Saturday 16th July, 2016, members of Posse 67 visited The St. Andrew’s Home for the Aged in Belmont to spend a casual evening of entertainment with some of its residents. In the spirit of giving back to those whose works and struggles helped pave the way for younger generations, Posse 67 contributed their time to socialise with the elderly.

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Nrityanjali Theatre Institute for the Arts and Culture, presents “Shakuntalam”

Nrityanjali Theatre Institute for the Arts and Culture, presents “Shakuntalam”

On Tuesday 19th July, 2016, the Mahatma Gandhi Institute for Cultural Co-Operation, High Commission of India and the Nrityanjali Theatre presented an Indian Classical Ballet titled “Shakuntalam”, a Sanskrit play written by Kalidasa. This dance drama is the story of love between Shakuntala and Dushayanta played by Alana Rajah and Kyle Robert Poliah.

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Party 67 2016 hosted by Mr. Rowland Hopley

Party 67 2016 hosted by Mr. Rowland Hopley

On Saturday 28th May, 2016, Posse 67 hosted their annual fund-raising cocktail party at One Woodbrook Place Towers, Port of Spain. This year’s event was held both in honour of Nelson Mandela 67 Minutes of Service and also to bid farewell to founder, Mr. Rowland Hopley’s term at the South African High Commission which ended on June 30, 2016.

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Soca on the Seas 2016

Soca on the Seas 2016

On Monday 23rd May, 2016, Soca on the Seas was launched in the VIP lounge at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. Soca on the Seas is a collaborated tourism initiative between the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts…

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Kaisorama 2016 – Extempo & Categories Finals

Kaisorama 2016 – Extempo & Categories Finals

On Thursday 04th February, 2016, the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians’ Organisation (TUCO), hosted their annual Kaisorama event at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. This year’s event was dedicated to honoring Paul “Trinidad Bill” Trotman for his numerous contributions.

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TUCO, First Citizens Junior Calypso Monarch 2016

TUCO, First Citizens Junior Calypso Monarch 2016

On Monday 01st February, 2016, the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians’ Organisation (TUCO), in collaboration with First Citizens, hosted the National Junior Calypso Monarch Final at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. This year marked the fortieth anniversary of the competition which started in 1996.

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Ladies Night Out 2016

Ladies Night Out 2016

On Saturday 23rd January, 2016, Randy Glasgow Productions (RGP) hosted their 13th annual Ladies Night Out Mega Concert at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo. For this year’s concert, RGP featured two specially invited guest performers, namely Jamaican reggae artiste Jah Cure and Cuban-American balladist Jon Secada.

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Kaiso Karavan Calypso Tent Judging Night 2016

Kaiso Karavan Calypso Tent Judging Night 2016

On Friday 22nd January, 2016, TUCO’s east zone calypso tent, Kaiso Karavan, was visited by the National Calypso Monarch judging panel for the preliminary round of judging. A cast of twenty-two calypsonians vied for a place in the semi-final round of the competition. This event took place at the tent’s seasonal home base in the Eric Williams Auditorium, La Joya Complex, Eastern Main Road, St. Joseph.

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Divas Calypso Cabaret International Judging Night 2016

Divas Calypso Cabaret International Judging Night 2016

On Thursday 21st January, 2016, the all-female calypso tent, Divas Calypso Cabaret International was visited by the National Calypso Monarch judging panel for the preliminary round of judging. A cast of fifteen calypsonians vied for a place in the semi-final round of the competition. This event took place at De Nu-Pub (Mas Camp Pub), Ariapita Avenue and French Street, Woodbrook.

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Culture

Desperadoes 2016 Victory Celebration: ”Nobody Badder Than We”

Desperadoes 2016 Victory Celebration: ”Nobody Badder Than We”

Fans and members of Despers gather on Picadilly Street for the band’s victory...


Roots at Forty

Roots at Forty

Patrons gather under the trees at Hotel Normandie for the Roots at Forty event  On...


TUCO Calypso Gala 2015

TUCO Calypso Gala 2015

Globe Cinema at Green Corner Port of Spain  On Thursday 29th October, 2015,...


TUCO Boat Cruise – A Touch of White

TUCO Boat Cruise – A Touch of White

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President’s Annual Calypso Reception 2015

President’s Annual Calypso Reception 2015

A group of calypsonians and guests at the president’s annual calypso reception  On...


Launch of Chinese Photographic Exhibition at Piarco International Airport

Launch of Chinese Photographic Exhibition at Piarco International Airport

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Special Events

Police Men Can Cook Competition 2015

Police Men Can Cook Competition 2015

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Tubal Uriah Butler: Nelson Island Experience

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Posse 67 Children’s Day 2015

Posse 67 Children’s Day 2015

A group shot in the Hilton Hotel car park, Lady Young Road, Port of Spain  On...


Palo’s Crew 2015 Mother’s Day Lime

Palo’s Crew 2015 Mother’s Day Lime

Mothers from the Mango Rose community  Once again, the hard-working members...


“Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition Press Conference

“Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition Press Conference

On Wednesday 15th April, 2015, the Chinese Embassy to Trinidad and Tobago, the Confucius...


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