TnT hosts epic launch for CARIFESTA XIV
The launch of CARIFESTA XIV was an event that stimulated the senses and brought the cultural epicness of the Caribbean to the fore.
The entrance and ballroom of the Trinidad and Tobago Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre was transformed into a riot of colour, music and movement as as guests were treated to a vibrant display of Regional Caribbean culture.The performances at the event included soca, chutney, dance and spoken word as well as the Trinbagonian staple steel pan performance.
Her Excellency, Paula-Mae Weekes President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago delivered a Welcome Statement during the launch. Dr. the Hon. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts officially launched the festival and Dr. Douglas Slater, Assistant Secretary-General, Human and Social Development, CARICOM Secretariat also spoke at the event.
Check out some highlights from the event in our photos below: