Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts


Mentoring by the Masters 2016- Celebrating our Cultural Icons

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A specially selected group of Trinidad and Tobago’s leading cultural workers will assume the role of mentors as part of the fourth edition of the Mentoring by the Masters programme, which takes place from June to September, 2016. Visit here to apply to this year’s programme. The 2016 mentors are: Glendon Morris in Copper Arts Read More

The Jiangsu Art Group visits Trinidad and Tobago

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The cultural relations between the People’s Republic of China and Trinidad and Tobago have developed steadily over the past ten years. A tradition has been created that between February and March every year, Trinidad and Tobago hosts an arts delegation from China. The visits include public performances, workshops and opportunities for professional arts exchange activities. Read More

Past Mentoring by the Masters participant publishes first novel

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Past Mentoring by the Masters participant Anna Levi has published her first novel, Madinah Girl with the UK publishing imprint Karnak House. Ms. Levi was one of the participants in our 2014 ‪Literary Arts group who were mentored by award-winning novelist Earl Lovelace. This is just the beginning for Levi is currently at work on Read More

Young pan stars shine at Junior Panorama

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Hundreds of young people from around the country gathered in the Queen’s Park Savannah on Sunday January 31 to compete in the Junior Panorama competition. Schools and bands took part in the competition, playing a range of compositions. In the 21 and Under Category BP Renegades Youth Steel Orchestra scored a hat trick with David Read More

“Meet me at the Old Yard” — Traditional Mas’ at UWI

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On Sunday 31st January, the Department of Creative and Festival Arts will bring Traditional Mas to life in its annual event: The Old Yard. “The Old Yard is strategically designed to be a true educational experience and its 2016 edition will feature a ‘Mas Camp Corner’. This will give children the opportunity to create their Read More