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The Bridge of Hope Children’s Home at Sangre Chiquito has been attracting attention from people both nationally and internationally.
Last Sunday morning, after a period of ten days of worshipping Lord Ganesha, devotees of the Sri RAAM Dhaam Swaha temple in Diego Martin took their Ganesh murti in a procession to Chaguaramas for the final Visarjan rites, where Pooja was performed and the murti submerged.
Last Sunday, the steelband world was saddened by the passing of one its stalwart icons, Curtis Pierre, 84. A Belmont boy, who subsequently resided in Woodbrook, amongst Pierre’s best-known achievements was his success at integrating the steelband movement, attracting fair-skin “college boys” into its fold at the turn of the 50s when he attended St Mary’s College, having previously attended Belmont Boys Intermediate School.
Local musicians and managers of performance venues in Port-of-Spain and environs can now book live acts and make payments online via AMPT—a new app developed by MusicTT, an agency of the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The AMPT app which was launched on September 6, by Trade and Industry Minister, Senator Paula Gopee-Scoon, was designed by local developers Lee Aleong and Angel Stewart for use by creative entrepreneurs locally and regionally. Aficionados of Live Music can also check the app to see where a favourite artiste/group is performing.
On August 15, the Digicel Foundation became the newest organisation to partner with The Children’s Ark (TCA) on the relocation and reconstruction of the surgical ward and operating theatre at the Princess Elizabeth Centre, Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook.
Hold on tight, it’s about to get wild. New soca music, complete with a fresh face and unbridled vibe, emerges this September.
Last month, students of the Parent Teachers Association (PTA) vacation camp Getting a Head Start at Success 2019 at the Success Laventille Secondary received back to school basics as part of the Digicel Foundation’s Community Engagement Programme.
Massy Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra, in conjunction with their Trinidad All Stars Senior’s Foundation, will be hosting a lunch-and-prayer occasion at their pan theatre, 46-48 Duke Street, Port-of-Spain, on Saturday, September 14, which commences with the distribution of lunch from 11 am to 2 pm.
TSTT employees rallied once again behind their annual Book Buddies drive to donate over $150,000 in textbooks and school supplies to 13 children’s homes across T&T.
Today, Werd Coach Youth will begin offering creative writing lessons, at the National Drama Association of T&T’s (NDATT) Studios, located at 97 Southern Main Road, Curepe. The sessions, which target students in Standards 3 to 5, will run until June 2020.
The Independence Day Dragon Boat Regatta held in the Gulf of Paria was a pleasant spectacle, with more than ten teams championing the cause to uplift the family, health and physical fitness in San Fernando. Several dragon boat enthusiasts converged from as early as 10 am at the San Fernando Yacht Club with boats of various designs participating in the event.
The T&T Yatra Committee recently hosted its seventh annual Kali Yatra Festival which is becoming quite popular in T&T. The religious event began on September 1, 2013, with the intention of getting individuals to understand the Hindu goddess.
Vulnerable individuals and families in rural areas will now be receiving social services at their doorsteps.
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