Topic Tag: Carnival

Culture, Travel, Destinations, Grenada

Destination Focus: Grenada

ON THE ROAD If a rastafarian is identified by dreadlocks, what happens when he loses his hair? I wondered about this as a tall, balding man...

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Culture, People, Environment, Trinidad and Tobago

Akilah Jaramogi: green days by the river

“I always start my day with bush tea,” says Akilah Jaramogi. This is her time to meditate, to prepare herself mentally for a long...

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Culture, Lifestyle, Trinidad and Tobago

Monitoring the mas

Peering at grainy images of Trinidad & Tobago mas bands on your computer is one way to ignore the fact that you’re shivering through...

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Culture, Festivals and Events

Happenings – May/June 2011

Designing Dreams in T&T “Go on designing your dreams,” Trinidad & Tobago’s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar told...

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Culture, History, Trinidad and Tobago

Harts Carnival: band of the years

This year Harts Ltd will mark a momentous anniversary, having put out 50 bands for Trinidad Carnival. In a celebration of the ephemeral it...

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Culture, Festivals and Events

Happenings (January/February 2010)

Madness everywhere: T&T mas There’s something for everyone in the weeks leading up to Trinidad and Tobago Carnival. Whether you’re...

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Culture, Reviews, Film and Television, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom

DVD Reviews – July/August 2010

Catching the festival on film The highlight of the year for many Londoners, Notting Hill Carnival takes place over two days at the end of...

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Culture, Festivals and Events, Arts, Trinidad and Tobago

Wayne Berkeley: Trinidad’s King Carnival

Take a peek inside Wayne Berkeley‘s mas camp, famous throughout Trinidad and Tobago for its organisation and its wide variety of...

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