Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts


Mentoring by the Masters 2016- Celebrating our Cultural Icons

Posted on:
Artist Registry, Featured News, Mentoring by the Masters, What's New

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

Shaw Park Complex 2016 Stakeholder Info Sessions in March

Posted on:
What's New, , ,

The public is invited to a series of Stakeholder Information Sessions in early March. The Shaw Park Complex in Tobago is one of the new performance spaces available to the arts fraternity for various productions and performance activities. Sessions are as follows: 2nd March 2016 – Kapok Hotel, POS, Trinidad (10am-12midday) 3rd March 2016 – Read More

The Jiangsu Art Group visits Trinidad and Tobago

Posted on:
Featured News, What's New,

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

Posted on:
Featured News, Mentoring by the Masters, What's New, , ,

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

Protect Your Hearing this Carnival

Posted on:
What's New

The Speech Language Audiology Association of T&T (SLAATT) wishes to advise the public to use hearing protection over the carnival period. Music sound levels are such that exposure will cause typically a gradual hearing loss and or tinnitus (ringing in the ears) as a result of damage to the delicate nerve endings in the inner Read More

Young pan stars shine at Junior Panorama

Posted on:
Featured News, What's New, , ,

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

Posted on:
Featured News, Remember When, What's New, , , , , ,

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