A Brief History
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The Black Jacobins
Special Events - Pt 1
|Mansions of Rastafari Meet in Siparia|
On November 22, 2009, despite the current focus of many being the 2009 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, there was a space set out in Siparia for various Mansions of Rastafari to interact, reason and to address some of the main issues concerning the interests of Rastafari...
|Dance Me, Lover Showcases Local Talent|
The National Theatre Arts Company was launched on November 14, 2009, at the National Academy of the Performing Arts, Queen's Park East, Port of Spain with the theatrical performance 'Dance Me, Lover'. Supported by the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and Gender Affairs...
|'Classical Mania' Musical Concert|
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.
|Dollar, Super & Brown Eyes - Boat Ride|
On Sunday, August 9th, 2009, when the triple-decked Treasure Queen cruise vessel pulled out from the Pier 2 dock in Chaguaramas and sailed into the open sea, it was no ordinary boat ride. The occasion was the organized and well-attended cruise party hosted by 3 of Us International...
|Jazz Artists on the Greens 2009|
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...
|2008 Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards|
There was little surprise as Olympic double medalist Richard Thompson and the late, undefeated boxer Jizelle Salandy copped the prestigious 45th Annual Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards held at Queen's Hall, Port of Spain...
|Remembering Tito Lara|
Hundreds of people turned up in Santa Cruz as family, friends and members of the Parang fraternity came out to pay tribute to Parang pioneer Tito Lara, founding member of the legendary Lara Brothers Parang group who passed away on the 27th of February 2009, at the ripe age of 81 years.
|Remembering Jizelle Salandy|
Undefeated Trinidad and Tobago boxing champion, Giselle Salandy, died following a vehicular accident on the Beetham Highway, on the outskirts of Port of Spain, this morning, January 4th 2009. The 21 year old boxing sensation succumbed to her injuries at the Port of Spain General Hospital around 8.29 a.m.
|LENCO's 2008 Christmas Concert|
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...
|Bridal and Lifestyle Exposition 2008|
On November 09, 2008, a Bridal and Lifestyle Exposition, organized by Mrs. Makeda-Brown Elias and her husband Raymond Elias was held in the Ballroom Foyer of the Trinidad Hilton Hotel, Port of Spain. The exposition attracted quite a number of people from as far as San Fernando...
|A Hindu Wedding in Plum Mitan|
Deep in the countryside of Trinidad, the tassa drums rang out as a large procession of mainly women walked along the semi-dark country road. It is Friday night in the village of Plum Mitan, not just an ordinary Friday night, but a big wedding is on Sunday and tonight is Maticoor night.
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