Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts

CULTURE DIVISION

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

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

Mentoring by the Masters 2015 Groups share their work as Training Sessions close

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The Songwriting cohort of the 2015 Mentoring by the Masters Programme showcased their musical compositions to a small audience of fellow participants, ministry officials and well-wishers at the Brown Cotton Theatre Building on Ana Street, Woodbrook on Saturday 19th September.  The group has been under the mentorship of Winsford Devines and were eager to share Read More

Paul Keens-Douglas shares knowledge of Storytelling and Oral Traditions

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Since July, our Mentoring by the Masters participants have had a series of workshops with veteran storyteller Paul Keens-Douglas, learning about writing techniques for performance, word-coding, characters in oral-traditions. Storytelling predates writing as way of communicating, expressing imagination, going beyond the realm of the possible, through the use of words and songs. We are thankful Read More

Taking A Closer Look at the Birth of the Mentoring by the Masters Trophy

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The entire Mentoring by the Masters series is built upon honouring legacy and ensuring continuity of certain skills within the local landscape. Since inception of the programme, each selected mentor is presented with a hand-crafted, sculpted trophy at a special award ceremony at the close of each mentoring cycle. We thought it would be wonderful Read More

First Mentorship Session of Mentoring by the Masters 2015

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On Saturday 11th July, two days after the official launch of the 2015 Mentoring by the Masters series, the very first session for this year’s programme was held. The orientation took place at Theatre II, UTT at the National Academy for Performing Arts in Port of Spain. This year’s cohort of mentees is a total Read More

Launch of Mentoring by the Masters 2015

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  Feature address presented by Maurice Suite, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Arts and Multiculturalism  Art and culture are transformative by nature. They are both drivers and a facilitative force in the achievement of sustainable development. Through the creative process, persons are empowered to take ownership of their own development and contribute to the Read More

Film Friday – Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival Mentor Focus

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We are pleased to be partnering with Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival​ for this year’s Mentoring by the Masters programme, in the field of Festival Development. TTFF has in the past 10 years built a reputation for cutting edge world cinema, training opportunities for local and regional film makers and international outreach, making such an impact Read More

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