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Calypso History Month

October was officially declared “Calypso History Month” in 2002 by TUCO (Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organization). Calypsos are a true part of our culture as a people. as it captures our history by telling our stories in song like no history

Chaguanas Borough Day

The Borough of Chaguanas will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year on October 7th, 2020. Usually an annual military parade is hosted to commemorate the occasion along with a grand street fest, however, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, celebrations may

Ogun Festival

The Ogun Festival celebrated in October, is normally observed by the African Orisa community with colourful processions on the streets of San Juan, informative lectures on African origin and diaspora along with religious prays, discussions and food. This year the

Navratri

Navratri is another very sacred time in the life of Hindus. Navaratri literally means “nine nights” and these specific clusters of nine nights occurs five times during the year. The origin of this celebration goes back to religious text where

COCO Dance Festival

The COCO dance festival was established out of the Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective in Trinidad and Tobago. The sole mission of the organization is to inspire, encourage and serve the community through creative processes and collaborative endeavours. COCO primarily provides a

Caribbean Tourism Month

In November we celebrate Caribbean Tourism Month. During this month, tourism partners across the Caribbean celebrate the importance of tourism to our region under the recurring theme, ‘One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean.

Divali Nagar

The Divali Nagar can be considered as the largest Hindu expositions in Trinidad and showcases East Indian music, art, craft, food, fashion. This exposition has its roots in the car park of the Mid-Centre Mall, Chaguanas in late 1986. As

Christmas Day

Christmas is known to be a religious observance of Christianity celebrating the birth of Christ. However, in Trinidad and Tobago Christmas has expanded well beyond religion to come a cultural celebration.