Editor’s note: in Trinidad, a different Hosay for 2020 Due to the Coronavirus health protocols to prevent the spread of the virus, communities in Trinidad will have to celebrate Hosay differently. Unfortunately, the street processions that so many members of the community and the general public enjoy each year will not take place, with much …
From traditions with deep sacred, cultural roots in the island’s history, to parties pumping so hard you might seriously forget your name, and a street party like no other anywhere in the world, here we’ll introduce you to how the Trinidad Carnival season unfolds. Once you get a sense of what’s on offer, you’ll know what you want to indulge in, and — as we say here — “play yuhself”!
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.
Veteran journalist Laura Dowrich-Phillips chatted with Discover T&T about all things culture and lifestyle — from her favourite Trinidad festivals, fetes, and hangouts, to authors, artists, designers, and culinary treats