CARICOM team visits TnT as preparations for CARIFESTA XIV heighten

first_imgPreparations for CARIFESTA XIV are in high gear, so much so that members of the organising team from the CARICOM Secretariat went to Trinidad and Tobago to meet with the Host Country Management Committee and observe preparations for the event which is in less than three weeks! Oct 16, 2020 This ultimate regional cultural festival will take place in Trinidad and Tobago 16-25 August 2019. Speaking to the current state of preparations, Deputy Programme Manager, Culture, at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms. Riane DeHaas-Bledoeg said there was a very good team in Trinidad and Tobago. She said that the Grand Market was being set-up and that based on her observations, it was going to be impressive. CMO says Saint Lucia at critical stage of COVID-19 outbreak Machel Montano one of CARIFESTA XIV’s Brand AmbassadorsMachel Montano is one of the Brand Ambassadors for CARIFESTA XIV, which was launched in fine style on Tuesday night in Trinidad and Tobago. The launch event happened in the Ballroom at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre. It was a cultural explosion fitting for the commencement of preparations for…October 24, 2018In “Anguilla”Trinidad and Tobago puts on spectacular show for CARIFESTA XIV openingThe Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago came alive on Friday night with a spectacular display of elaborate performances paying homage to the culture and customs of each Member State and Associate Member of CARICOM. This was the nucleus of the opening ceremony for the fourteenth staging of…August 17, 2019In “Associate Member States”Interim Festival Directorate meets this week on CARIFESTAThe Interim Festival Directorate (IFD) – the body responsible for the planning of CARIFESTA along with the host country management team – is currently hosting its 17th meeting in Trinidad and Tobago. The meeting began on Monday morning at the Trinidad Hilton and Conference Centre in Port-of-Spain. As agreed in…March 25, 2019In “Antigua & Barbuda”Share this on WhatsApp The public can look forward to Signal and Niche events, four Community Festivals, the Grand Market hub, Children and Youth Village, Workshops and Symposia, and the Super Concert featuring the likes of Machel Montano, Shaggy, Kassav, Calypso Rose and Ricardo Drue. CARIFESTA XIV is a cultural melting pot that brings delegations representing the dance, music, craft, visual arts, theatre, film and food from the entire Caribbean to one venue for 10 days. If you are interested in following the events for CARIFESTA XIV, there’s and App for that! Check it out here. CARPHA Partners with, PAHO to Ensure Caribbean States’… Related Posts Oct 16, 2020 “You will indeed feel like you are walking the streets of the Caribbean,” she said.   Members of the Host Country Management Committee for CARIFESTA XIV Minister Gadsby-Dolly (right) and Dr. Hilary Brown from the CARICOM Secretariat in conversation as a member of the HCMC observes the proceedings The CARICOM Secretariat representatives meet with the Host Country Management Team The CARICOM Secretariat team and Members of the Host Country Management Committee Trinidad and Tobago Culture Minister Hon. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly , a member of her team and the host from Tempo Networks pose for a quick photo Programme Manager, Culture and Community Development at the CARICOM Secretariat Dr. Hilary Brown, being interviewed by Tempo Networks Locals and guests will have an opportunity to experience the Caribbean’s many cultures in one mega arts festival via 150 events throughout the twin-island state. Six Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel – CDC Oct 16, 2020 More information on the event can also be accessed at the CARIFESTA website. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… last_img