Category: Arts & Culture — Tobago

Tobago dining, entertainment & leisure guide for 2020

Tobago dining, liming, shopping & more!

The Heritage Festival's Ole Time Wedding procession in Moriah. Photo courtesy THA

Jared Prima on Tobago’s culture & festivals | Q&A

Jared Prima is a Tobagonian actor, director, writer, and singer. We talked to him about Tobago’s culture, food, festivals, and entertainment.

Winston Duke. Courtesy Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Meet Tobago’s Winston Duke

Tobago-born actor Winston Duke, appearing in Marvel’s eagerly anticipated Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War movies, on his love of stories and magical realism, how his village childhood shaped his ethos, and his love of soca music

Your Tobago liming, partying & entertainment guide 2018

If you’re in the mood to enjoy the nightlife, there are more than enough bars, restaurants, clubs, casinos and open-air party venues to keep you happy — especially on the western side of the island! There’s loads of live entertainment too

Charlotteville Harvest Festival. Photo courtesy the THA

Tobago’s arts & culture: an overview

A cultural scene ranging from traditions rooted in Tobago’s communities, to international events with headliners and visitors from around the globe

Trinidad Carnival Couture. Photo: Gary Jordan Photography courtesy K2K Carnival

Spotlight on Trinidad & Tobago fashion

A look at Trinidad & Tobago Fashion Week; Tobago Fashion Weekend; the relationship between fashion and Carnival; and the islands’ emerging fashion industry as a whole

The Speechettes of Scarborough RC school in a traditional speech band performance, where costumed characters speechify in rhyme. It is popular at Carnival and during Heritage Festival. Photo courtesy the THA

The roots of Tobagonian culture

Traditionally, Tobagonians have never separated arts and entertainment from education. Families, friends and neighbours would gather outdoors around a fire, roasting nuts and corn while telling stories and sharing superstitions. This was how Tobagonians passed on proverbs and the wisdom of the elders; it was how they relaxed after hard work on the estates or