Tubal Uriah Butler: Nelson Island Experience

On Monday 29th June, 2015, the water taxi terminal on Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, was filled with students from nine primary and secondary schools, eager to journey across to Nelson Island to attend the Tubal Uriah Butler: The Nelson Island Experience event.

Launch of the T&T National Committee on Reparations (TTNCR)

The Reparations Committee of Trinidad and Tobago held the formal launch of the agenda on Saturday June 13th, 2015 at the Daaga Auditorium at UWI St Augustine. Present for this launch included Minister of the National Diversity and Social Integration Rodger Samuel, Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Dookeran, Vice-Chancellor of UWI and Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission Professor Sir Hilary Beckles…

TUCO/WESCU Karaoke Competition 2014

The NU Pub, formerly the Mas Camp Pub, was alight with excitement on November 14th 2014, for the TUCO/WESCU first National Karaoke Competition. The audience comprised friends and family of contestants, members and supporters of Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Association (TUCO) and members of TUCO’s executive.

Youths Take Hillview’s 60th Birthday to the People

The continuing celebrations of Hillview College’s 60th Birthday were taken to the streets of the host community of Tunapuna on Saturday 27 June during a 5K fun run organized by an indefatigable Staff Member, Mr. Victorio Hawkins and his group of volunteers.

The Launch of “The Roots of Jazz”

Pelham Goddard, music stalwart and leader of “Pelham Goddard and Roots” recently formed a five piece Jazz ensemble which comprise of Vonrick Maynard the drummer, Oslyn Pompie the bass player, Devon Ocho the guitarist, Pelham Goddard on piano and Malcolm Boyce on the saxophone. The band also include vocalists Moricia Cagan and Nigel O’Connor.

South Africa’s Freedom Day 2015

On Monday 27th April, 2015, the High Commission of South Africa to Trinidad and Tobago joined the rest of the world in celebrating Freedom Day in South Africa. This occasion, which took place at the Cascadia Hotel, St. Ann’s, marked the twenty-first anniversary of the country’s first elections where all persons of the voting age of eighteen years and older, regardless of race, could exercise their right to vote.

TUCO’s 2014 Boat Ride Interviews

On Saturday 8th November 2014, the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians’ Organisation (TUCO) held its annual Boat Ride Party on board the Coral Vision Cruise Boat as the crowning close to Calypso History Month.

This year marked the thirteenth annual celebration of the organisation’s Boat Ride event titled, “Celebration.” This event is aimed at raising funds to further TUCO’s Welfare Fund.

Book Launch – “Thoughts of Chief Servant Makandal Daaga.”

On Thursday 26th February, 2015, a gathering of family, friends, book lovers and students of history, joined Makandal Daaga in celebrating the book launch of “Thoughts of Chief Servant Makandal Daaga.” The event took place inside Theatre 1 at the National Academy of the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spain.

Anum Bankole’s Send-Off

On Tuesday 20th January 2015, Friends, family and well wishers gathered in the chapel of the Clarke and Battoo Funeral Home on Tragarete Road, Port of Spain to pay their last respects and to remember the life and times of Brother Anum Bankole.

Sparrow Receives Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

On Wednesday 11th June, 2014, His Excellency, President Anthony Carmona hosted a ceremony for the presentation of a National Award, the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (ORTT), to Dr. Slinger ‘Mighty Sparrow’ Francisco at the National Academy for Performing Arts (NAPA)…

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