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Easter Goat and Crab Racing

Easter Goat and Crab Racing

Buccoo Goat & Crab Racing Festival, and Mt. Pleasant Goat Race Perhaps the most unique of all Tobagonian traditions is the Goat and Crab Races. At Easter time, only Friday and Monday are official holidays, but Easter Tuesday is not really a day for work in Tobago: people head to Buccoo in droves for the […]

The Miracle Mother — La Divina Pastora, Siparee/Supari Mai, the Black Madonna

The Miracle Mother — La Divina Pastora, Siparee/Supari Mai, the Black Madonna

In what was once a Capuchin pilgrimage church of the same name in Siparia — a town settled by the first Spanish colonists — stands a dark-skinned statue of the Virgin Mary as La Divina Pastora (the Divine Shepherdess). But this is not her only name, and Catholics are not the only ones who celebrate her. […]

Dance and film meet at the COCO Dance Festival 2016

Dance and film meet at the COCO Dance Festival 2016

Cutting edge are words synonymous with choreography by the local, regional, and international dancers of the Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective, otherwise called COCO. Their thought-provoking and entertaining showcases have been known to leave participants and the audience of the COCO Dance Festival inspired and wanting more. In its eighth year, the festival has announced an exciting addition to its events lineup. This […]

Vintage Calypso on Nelson Island

Vintage Calypso on Nelson Island

In honour of Calypso History Month, traditional calypso will reverberate at the second annual Vintage Calypso event, which will be hosted by the National Trust of Trinidad & Tobago on Saturday 22 October 2016. Some of our local calypso greats including Lord Superior, Brother Valentino, Brother Mudada, Twiggy, and Abebele will be performing their popular lyrical compositions. Over the […]

Trinidad Ultimate Ninja Warrior 2016

Trinidad Ultimate Ninja Warrior 2016

It’s time! The Ultimate Ninja Warrior championship gets underway Saturday 24th September, 2016 and climaxes on Sunday 25th at the Battle Drome in Nelson Mandela Park (St Clair). Over 200 challengers are registered to take part in the prelims, but only 40 will make it to the finals on Sunday. “The course is not as […]

trinidad+tobago film festival 2016 

trinidad+tobago film festival 2016 

The 2016 trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is gearing up to showcase a plethora of films from across the globe, including four narrative features produced by local T&T filmmakers. From the 20th to the 27th of September 2016, MovieTowne cinemas and venues across Trinidad and Tobago will be abuzz with its exciting lineup. Each year, the festival celebrates films from and […]

Trinidad & Tobago Celebrations & Festivals

Trinidad & Tobago Celebrations & Festivals

Few things speak more eloquently to Trinidad and Tobago’s reputation as a place where people like to party, and as a multi-cultural melange, than the quantity and variety of festivals on the national calendar. (For an even greater number than listed here, visit our Calendar & Events page). Antigua says it has 365 beaches: one […]

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