Carifesta XIV

GUADELOUPE REPS: Internationally acclaimed Zouk band, Kassav from Guadeloupe will be here for Carifesta.

There is a mixed mood of anxiety and excitement in the air over today’s much-anticipated start of the Caribbean Festival of the Arts (Carifesta) XIV says cultural officer and festival secretariat member Marlon De Bique.

The regional cultural showcase, which will be staged at various venues across Trinidad and Tobago from August 16 to 25, officially begins tonight with a special opening ceremony at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

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The depth of devotion pan lovers have for the instrument was quite evident on Wednesday when Carifesta XIV hosted the “Pan And Powder” event in Port of Spain.

THE “All Jazzed Up” show on Tuesday at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), …

The singers, dancers and musicians representing Jamaica at Carifesta XIV on Monday presented an exciting show during their “Country Night” offering at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

Exposing Caribbean creatives to East Indian cultural expressions can be worthwhile to develo…