Community Festivals days away
The anticipation is only getting higher as CARIFESTA XIV approaches and events have been revealed. Amidst this premier festival, Community Festivals – All that is We promises to feature a plethora of exciting activities across Trinidad. The incredible array of activities is the icing on the cake for what is set to be a fantastic Community Festival 2019.
Community Festivals line-up include:
Saturday 17th August: Arima Indigenous Experience | Arima Velodrome Tour: Mount St. Benedict, Smoke Ceremony, Street Procession from Santa Rosa Park to the Velodrome, First Peoples Indigenous Village, Sidewalk Sale, Booth displays of handicraft food and demonstrations, CDPF Creative Sector Workshops, Cultural Show.
Sunday 18th August: Valencia Eco Experience | Valencia Eco Resort An eco-village with a display of our cultural dish, craft, games. CDPF Sector Workshop, Chow down and river side curry duck competition, Cultural Show.
Thursday 22nd August: Caroni East Indian Experience | NESC Veuue, Rivulet Rd Couva Tours: Temple in the Sea at Waterloo, followed by visits to the Shri Dattatreya Yoga Centre, The Indian Caribbean Museum of T&T and Sevilla Sugar Museum, CDPF Creative Sector Workshop, Ramleela re-enactment, Cultural Show.
Thursday 22nd August: Mayaro Historic Experience | BP Resource Centre Tour: Historical Museum at the Mayaro Civic Centre, Street procession to the BP Resource Centre, Craft, food and Cultural booths, Cultural Show: Stick fighting.
Friday 23rd August: Princes Town Merikens Experience | Princes Town East Secondary School Street Theatre at Lothians Junction, Street Procession, Craft displays, food, CDPF Creative Sector workshops, Indigenous display of Merikens of Moruga, Cultural Show.
Friday 23rd August: Vessigny Scenic Experience | Vessigny Government Secondary School Tour: La Brea Pitch Lake with a fanfare by Jah Roots, ‘Pan round de neck’, Local food and craft, Beach Sports, Cultural Show.
Community Festivals – ‘All that is We’ falls under the purview of the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts and takes place during CARIFESTA XIV between 17 August 2019 – 23 August 2019.
For more information visit https://carifesta.netor the Ministry’s Facebook page.