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19 Countries ready for CARIFESTA XIV

With 5 months to go to CARIFESTA XIV, 19 countries have confirmed their attendance at this premier festival of the arts from August 16th-25th, 2019 in Trinidad and Tobago. Sixteen (16) Caribbean member and associate member states have responded to the official invitation to participate in the Festival which was issued via a CARICOM SAVINGRAM […]

Announcing ttff/19 carifesta Edition

The Trinidad & Tobago film festival is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with CARIFESTA XIV to hold the 2019 edition of the film festival – ttff/19 carifesta edition. The annual ttff, now in its fourteenth year, has become a mainstay of Trinidad and Tobago’s cultural calendar, and is well-established as the premiere […]

Invitation to Register for Provision of Goods and Services for CARIFESTA XIV – 2019

‘Journey Round Myself’: CARIFESTA XIV Symposia Calls for Papers

‘Journey Round Myself’ is the theme of the Symposium for CARIFESTA XIV, which is scheduled to take place from August 19-22, 2019 at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spain.  The theme is taken from an article of the same name that was written by Errol Hill twenty years ago and […]

11 Countries ready for CARIFESTA XIV

With 7 months to go until CARIFESTA XIV, carded for August 16th-25th, 2019 in Trinidad and Tobago, eleven (11) Caribbean member and associate member states, out of the nineteen (19) invited have already registered, which many may consider unprecedented in recent years. An official invitation to participate in the Festival was issued via a CARICOM […]

Shaggy and Machel Montano headline CARIFESTA XIV Super Concert

The countdown is on with seven (7) months to go for the Caribbean Festival of Arts, CARIFESTA XIV, and as anticipation builds for the premier arts festival, two of the region’s biggest and internationally known entertainers have confirmed their spots on the CARIFESTA Super Concert stage. Jamaica’s Shaggy and T&T’s Machel Montano are booked and […]

CARIFESTA 14 Talent Search and Casting Call

CARIFESTA Talent Search

Talent Search and Casting Call for CARIFESTA XIV

CARIFESTA Talent Search starts Saturday

CARIFESTA 14 Talent Search & Casting Call

The region’s premier festival of the arts is searching the length and breadth of Trinidad and Tobago for known as well as up and coming performers to showcase their skills at CARIFESTA XIV, August 16-25, 2019. CARIFESTA is a 10-day, multi-disciplinary Arts and Culture festival which occurs every 2 years and aims to celebrate the […]

T&T’s CARIFESTA Readiness

On the heels of the official launch and the signing of the Host Country Agreement, the CARIFESTA XIV Host Country Management Committee (HCMC) and the CARIFESTA XIV Secretariat are moving full speed ahead with the planning of the 14th instalment of this Festival of the Arts. CARIFESTA XIV takes place from August 16th to 25th […]

Caribbean Tourism Organization Declares 2019 ‘The Year of Festivals’ In The Caribbean

MEDIA CONTACT: Johnson JohnRose – CTO Tel: (246) 427-5242 Email: jjohnrose@caribtourism.com Theresa M. Oakes Tel: (516) 594-4100 Email: T.Oakes@KTCpr.com   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (X Dec. 2018) – On the heels of the past year’s successful Year of Rejuvenation, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has declared 2019 the Year of Festivals in the Caribbean. Throughout 2019, the […]

Trinidad and Tobago signs CARIFESTA XIV Host Country Agreement

It’s Official! As the excitement builds in the lead up to this country’s hosting of the Caribbean’s premiere Festival of the Arts in 2019, Dr. the Honourable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago signed the Host Country Agreement for CARIFESTA XIV with Ambassador Irwin La Rocque, Secretary General of CARICOM. The signing took […]

Culture Minister Congratulates Springer and Montano on Honorary Doctorates from UTT

Dr. the Honourable Nyan Gadsby Dolly extends warm congratulations to Eintou Pearl Springer and Machel Montano, two stalwarts of local culture who were presented with Honorary Doctorates by the University of Trinidad and Tobago. From a young age Montano, distinguished himself as one of the leaders of the new school of soca, developing his skills […]

CARIFESTA 2019 launched in Trinidad and Tobago

The 2019 edition of the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) was launched in Trinidad on Tuesday night (Caribbean Broadcast Corporation

CARIFESTA XIV Preparations

CARIFESTA XIV preparations in full swing

Preparations for the 14th hosting of CARIFESTA in Trinidad and Tobago are well underway. (Caribbean News Now!)

CARIFESTA 2019 launched in Trinidad and Tobago

The 2019 edition of the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) was launched here on Tuesday night (St. Lucia News Online)

Winners of Take One Feature Film Grant announced

Three (3) first-time feature film producers will be awarded two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250 000.00) each by the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts (MCDCA) as recipients of the inaugural  Take One Feature Film Grant.  Dr. the Honourable Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, MCDCA Minister revealed the names of the three winners during her […]

CARIFESTA XIV Host Country Management Committee appointed today

Letters of appointment were presented to the CARIFESTA XIV Host Country Management Committee (HCMC) by The Honourable Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, today, Thursday, November 30, 2017, at the Ministry’s Head Office, Nicholas Towers POS. CARIFESTA XIV will be held from August 16th -25th, 2019 in Trinidad and Tobago under the theme: The Tangible & Intangible, Connect, Share, Invest. The […]

An Investment in the Future – The launch of the Take One Feature Film Grant

The Take One Feature Film Grant targeted at emerging local first-time narrative feature filmmakers (directors) was launched on June 8, 2018, by Dr. the Honourable Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts earlier today at the VIP Room, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. This initiative, which is open to citizens; permanent residents […]

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