Festivals

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

July 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Ganga Dhaaraa teerath (also spelt tirath) or pilgrimage represents an ancient tradition in Hinduism. Man, God and Nature are not separate in the Hindu tradition and the festival, Ganga Dashahara, is about the unified expression of these. Water is life and human life has depended upon this element since the beginning of time.

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Send-Offs

Celebrating the Life of Professor Tony Martin

Celebrating the Life of Professor Tony Martin

January 29, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

The Celebration and Thanksgiving Service for the life of Professor Dr. Tony Martin was held on Friday 25th January, 2013, at St. Theresa’s Church Woodbrook. Friends, family, historians and activists gathered to pay their respects to the Trinidad-born scholar best known for his work on Marcus Garvey.

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History

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

July 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Ganga Dhaaraa teerath (also spelt tirath) or pilgrimage represents an ancient tradition in Hinduism. Man, God and Nature are not separate in the Hindu tradition and the festival, Ganga Dashahara, is about the unified expression of these. Water is life and human life has depended upon this element since the beginning of time.

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Villages

Pundit Dr. Parasram Maharaj Speaks about the Phagwa Festival

Pundit Dr. Parasram Maharaj Speaks about the Phagwa Festival

March 2, 2010 · Leave a Comment 

On Saturday 28th February, 2010, the Mc Bean Ramleela and Cultural Group hosted the Phagwa celebrations at the Lower Mc Bean Recreational Ground in Couva. During the early morning preparations for the day’s event, Hindu Pundit Dr. Parasram Maharaj took time out from his busy schedule to share a bit of history and meaning of the Hindu festival of Phagwa from its origins in India to its colourful manifestations in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Interviews

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

July 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Ganga Dhaaraa teerath (also spelt tirath) or pilgrimage represents an ancient tradition in Hinduism. Man, God and Nature are not separate in the Hindu tradition and the festival, Ganga Dashahara, is about the unified expression of these. Water is life and human life has depended upon this element since the beginning of time.

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Photo Albums

Colorado’s 4/20 Rally 2014: Is the Rebellion Over?

Colorado’s 4/20 Rally 2014: Is the Rebellion Over?

June 30, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

See, once upon a time, 4/20 was the phrase representing an ever-expanding subculture spanning decades. Indeed, it became symbolic of an underground movement locked on to the struggle to establish marijuana as both recreational and healing, a naturopathic medicine, not the scary bogey-monster depicted by government agencies, classified similarly with the synthetics of our generation.

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Photo Albums

Colorado’s 4/20 Rally 2014: Is the Rebellion Over?

Colorado’s 4/20 Rally 2014: Is the Rebellion Over?

See, once upon a time, 4/20 was the phrase representing an ever-expanding subculture spanning decades. Indeed, it became symbolic of an underground movement locked on to the struggle to establish marijuana as both recreational and healing, a naturopathic medicine, not the scary bogey-monster depicted by government agencies, classified similarly with the synthetics of our generation.

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Trinidad Rastas Advocate for Reparations and Marijuana Legalisation

Trinidad Rastas Advocate for Reparations and Marijuana Legalisation

On Sunday 23rd February, 2014, in Trinidad the local Rastafari organization, the All Mansions of Rastafari, held a rally to advocate for reparations, repatriation and the legalization of marijuana.

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Jazz Artists on the Greens 2012

Jazz Artists on the Greens 2012

On March 24th, 2012, the 10th Annual Jazz Artists on the Greens (JAOTG) was held at the WASA Grounds, Farm Road, St. Joseph. This event, which was organised by Production One Limited, showcased the talent of five artists, incorporating various musical styles as well as a regional flavour.

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Celebrating the Life of Professor Tony Martin

Celebrating the Life of Professor Tony Martin

The Celebration and Thanksgiving Service for the life of Professor Dr. Tony Martin was held on Friday 25th January, 2013, at St. Theresa’s Church Woodbrook. Friends, family, historians and activists gathered to pay their respects to the Trinidad-born scholar best known for his work on Marcus Garvey.

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TTARP Belmont B’s 5th Anniversary Celebration

TTARP Belmont B’s 5th Anniversary Celebration

On Sunday 4th July, 2010, the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Retired Persons (TTARP) Belmont B’s hosted their fifth anniversary celebration and service. The function was held at the Belmont Community Centre on Jerningham Avenue, Belmont to a moderately-sized audience. This appreciation function was done in celebration of those who provided their indefatigable service for the five years that the organization was in existence. Attendees were treated to a full evening of entertainment and refreshments with tokens of appreciation being presented.

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Eldica Phillip’s 101 Birthday Celebration

Eldica Phillip’s 101 Birthday Celebration

On Thursday 01 July, 2010, Eldica Phillip celebrated her 101 birthday with friends at the St. Andrew’s Home for Women located on 136A Belmont Circular Rd., Belmont. In attendance were some of the senior citizens who reside at the Home, staff members and visiting friends. Ms. Phillip was presented with birthday gifts including large, beautifully decorated cakes. During the course of the evening the women chatted, sang, danced and enjoyed refreshments with the birthday celebrant.

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Villages

Pundit Dr. Parasram Maharaj Speaks about the Phagwa Festival

Pundit Dr. Parasram Maharaj Speaks about the Phagwa Festival

On Saturday 28th February, 2010, the Mc Bean Ramleela and Cultural Group hosted...


Mc Bean Ramleela Phagwa Celebrations 2010

Mc Bean Ramleela Phagwa Celebrations 2010

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Dr. Brinsley Samaroo – Recovering Tangible Heritage

Dr. Brinsley Samaroo – Recovering Tangible Heritage

Dr. Brinsley Samaroo On September 17, 2009, Professor Dr. Brinsley Samaroo, under...


Carapichaima, Central Trinidad

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Special Events

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

Ganga Dhaaraa Teerath: Water is Life

Devotees at Ganga Dhaaraa By TriniView Reporters Event Date: June 08, 2014 Posted:...


Colorado’s 4/20 Rally 2014: Is the Rebellion Over?

Colorado’s 4/20 Rally 2014: Is the Rebellion Over?

Marijuana at Denver’s Civic Center 4/20 Rally By TriniView Reporters Event...


National Fruit Festival: Win with Fruits

National Fruit Festival: Win with Fruits

The Ornate Entrance By Alana Lalman June 24, 2014 On June 20th-22nd, 2014, the Tableland...


Trinidad Rastas Advocate for Reparations and Marijuana Legalisation

Trinidad Rastas Advocate for Reparations and Marijuana Legalisation

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