Tour & Event Listing
The National Trust invites you to attend a panel discussion on Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism. Engage our dynamic and varied panellists on our built and natural heritage and sustainable tourism. Draw value from the panel’s expertise and perspectives as you ask questions and discuss local practices. We hope to see you there!
Come along for a fun history lesson on the seas in the comfort of the luxurious water taxi. $100 (Upper Deck) $75 (Lower Deck)
This lecture will be facilitated by Attillah Springer and Dr Kela Francis. A conversation between Dr. Kela Francis and Attillah Springer who have been researching and practicing Carnival as ritual both within and outside of academia, Dance Til Dawn - The History and Heritage of Jouvay will look at the 19th century Jammette Carnival expressions and how those laid a foundation for how we experience and engage with Carnival today, including elements of ritual, drumming and dance.
This lecture will be facilitated by Dr Hollis “Chalkdust” Liverpool, eight-time winner of Calypso Monarch. He is a Calypsonian and scholar. Dr Liverpool holds a Ph.D. in History and ethnomusicology from the University of Michigan.
Carnival and the Carnival Culture is part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Trinidad and Tobago. During the Carnival Season, the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago will present a series of lectures to the public entitled the History and Heritage of Trinidad Carnival.
The final part of our Timeline: The History of Trinidad and Tobago lecture series will be given by Dr Sherry-Ann Singh entitled, "Migration, Plantation, Reconfiguration: The Experience of Indian Indenture in Trinidad"
Seminars & Workshop Listing
The 2nd Caribbean Conference of National Trusts and Preservation Societies will be held on May 19th -22nd in Trinidad and Tobago. It is hosted jointly by the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago, Citizens for Conservation, and ICOMOS Trinidad and Tobago.