Monthly Archives: October 2015

Mentoring by the Masters 2015 continues to produce fruit

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  The recently concluded Mentoring by the Masters Programme 2015 continues to bear fruit.  “Wire sculpting for Art Healing” is a project led by one of this year’s mentees in the Wire-Bending cohort, Mr. Antonio Butts.  Mentor and Master wire-sculptor, Narcenio “Señor” Gomez is co-tutor for this venture. Set to take place from Nov 5th Read More

Culture Division reflects on the significance of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

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“Audiovisual documents, such as films, radio and television programmes, audio and video recordings, contain the primary records of the 20th and 21st centuries.” —UNESCO This year UNESCO’s theme for World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is Archives at Risk: Protecting the World’s Identities. Celebrated on the 27 October annually, the observance has roots in a 1980 Read More

Visiting Arts Workshop Facilitators capture the attention of local Creatives.

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A weekend-long training initiative launched by UK-based organisation, Visiting Arts came to a close yesterday. Culture Division is a part of the Culture Works Connections programme which seeks to build stronger, more sustainable creative businesses that are able to access world markets and develop collaborations. Culture Works Connections programme initiative is funded by the ACP Read More

Updated TUCO Calypso History Month Activity Schedule

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Here’s an updated list of TUCO Calypso History Month Activities. Wednesday 21st October – Kaiso Show – 8:30pm Nu Pub (Formerly Mas Camp Pub) Corner Ariapita Avenue & French Street Woodbrook. Saturday 24th October -Dee Diamond Annual Calypso Concert – 7:30pm Police Mess Lounge, Long Circular Road, St. James Sunday 25th October – Bring Yuh CD and Read More

Special events for Heritage Week and Calypso History Month from the National Trust

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The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago joins the public in celebrating Heritage Week and Calypso History Month 2015 with an offering of events open to the public. Later today, Thursday 15 October, 2015, in partnership with the Santa Rosa First Peoples Community, there will be a free screening of the film “Buried Treasure” at Read More

The Ministry’s Technical Camps have begun across the island.

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This year’s cycle of Technical Camps comprised ten (10) camps across the island. Each camp hosted a minimum of 15 participants and a maximum of 25 participants to ensure that the training experienced during the required 90-150 contact hours was thorough. We are pleased to share a small look into some of the camps as the Read More

Santa Rosa First Peoples Community Heritage Week

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Santa Rosa First Peoples Community has a full line-up of activities for Heritage Week 2015 celebrations. In addition to a Conference on International First Peoples there are the following scheduled activities: Monday 12th October – 8am : Symposium on Restitution and Reparatory Justice at UTT, O’Meara Campus. Closes with a cultural performance. Tuesday 13th October Read More

Calypso History Month Exhibition

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The Remember When Institute has mounted its annual exhibition to pay homage to the history of Calypso during the entire month of October 2015. For more than a decade, the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organization (TUCO) has commemorated Calypso History in the month of October as a way to honour this majestic music. Debbie Jacob writes in Read More

Mentoring by the Masters – Programme Overview

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Programme Overview Mrs. Ingrid Ryan-Ruben Director of Culture They often say that three times’ a charm and the Mentoring by the Masters Programme maintains our goal of providing the possibility for knowledge transfer to occur as an exchange of ideas and advice between accomplished and upcoming persons within the Creative and Cultural Sector. In vetting Read More

Mentoring by the Masters – Minister’s Message

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Dr. the Honourable Nyan Gadsby-Dolly Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts   The Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts is honoured to present the third award ceremony for the Mentoring by the Masters Programme. The significance of knowledge transfer continues to resonate throughout this programme, as it allows for meaningful interactions Read More

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