The Ram Nagar Shiva Mandir in Plum Mitan held a cultural show at the community grounds on October 9th 2009, as part of their Divali celebration. Despite the inclement weather, people from the community came out to witness the talent within the community. Children and their parents lighted deyas and interacted in the park right before the show.
The St. Augustine Chamber Orchestra (S.A.C.O.) recently held their grand musical concert ‘Classical Mania’ featuring the Trinidad and Tobago Youth Philharmonic (TTYP) at the Queen’s Hall in Port of Spain on 22nd and 23rd August, 2009, before a large and appreciative audience. The concert was a culmination of a three week workshop held by SACO with assistance from teachers and musicians from Venezuela’s FESNOJIV (The State Foundation for National System of Youth Orchestras and Choirs) where over 250 young musicians ages 4-25 participated. The students were taught wind, brass, string and percussion instruments.
The 7th Annual Jazz on the Greens Festival came off on 29th March 2009, at the Center for Creative and Festival Arts in St. Augustine. Organised by Production One Ltd, the show featured an exciting cast of performers who delighted the audience who sat on mats and chairs on the grass in front of the stage.
On Sunday December 14, 2008, the Laventille Empowerment Networking Committee (LENCO) hosted a Christmas Concert at the St. Paul Street Sport Complex, Laventille, for over five hundred children between the ages of one and twelve as well as for senior citizens from Laventille and its environs. The Laventille Empowerment Networking Committee (LENCO) comprises a network of Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) from the upper Laventille area.