18 Oct

Fever pitch excitement as CARIFESTA XIV opens Friday in Trinidad and Tobago

first_imgExcitement in Trinidad and Tobago is mounting in anticipation of the Caribbean Community’s biggest Regional Cultural Festival which opens this weekend.CARIFESTA XIV will open at the Queen’s Park Savannah on Friday 16 August at 6 pm. It will be a grand affair with representatives from all the CARICOM Member States as well as other countries converging at one venue for the beginning of a Festival that showcases various genres of the Community’s culture.  The entrance to the Grand Market A section of the Grand Market One of the stages The place to get your grub on at the festival Staff from the CARICOM Secretariat CARICOM Secretariat Staff discussing logistics for the CARICOM boothPreparations for the Festival are in high gear with Members of the Host Country Management Team as well as staff from the CARICOM Secretariat on the ground at the venues putting the finishing touches to set up the Grand Market as well as the stage for the opening ceremony at the Queens Park Savannah.#CARIFESTACountdown#CARIFESTA is always an exciting [email protected] 16- 25 August https://t.co/ObgIG30JNv— CARICOM (@CARICOMorg) August 15, 2019For this year’s staging of CARIFESTA, the public can look forward to Signal and Niche events, four Community Festivals, the Grand Market hub where they can walk the streets of the Caribbean, the Youth Village, Workshops and Symposia, and the Super Concert featuring the likes of Machel Montano, Shaggy, Kassav, Calypso Rose and Ricardo Drue.CARIFESTA XIV is a cultural melting pot that brings delegations representing the dance, music, craft, visual arts, theatre, film and food from the entire Caribbean to one venue for 10 days.If you want to keep abreast of the events and activities during CARIFESTA XIV, there’s and App for that! Check it out here.More information on the event can also be accessed at the CARIFESTA website.Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Trinidad and Tobago puts on spectacular show for CARIFESTA XIV openingThe Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago came alive on Friday night with a spectacular display of elaborate performances paying homage to the culture and customs of each Member State and Associate Member of CARICOM. This was the nucleus of the opening ceremony for the fourteenth staging of…August 17, 2019In “Associate Member States”Interim Festival Directorate meets this week on CARIFESTAThe Interim Festival Directorate (IFD) – the body responsible for the planning of CARIFESTA along with the host country management team – is currently hosting its 17th meeting in Trinidad and Tobago. The meeting began on Monday morning at the Trinidad Hilton and Conference Centre in Port-of-Spain. As agreed in…March 25, 2019In “Antigua & Barbuda”CARICOM team visits TnT as preparations for CARIFESTA XIV heightenPreparations for CARIFESTA XIV are in high gear, so much so that members of the organising team from the CARICOM Secretariat went to Trinidad and Tobago to meet with the Host Country Management Committee and observe preparations for the event which is in less than three weeks! This ultimate regional…July 28, 2019In “Associate Member States”Share this on WhatsApplast_img

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