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Things to do in Tobago

Things to do in Tobago

If you are looking for a fun family adventure in Tobago, Argyle Waterfall in Roxborough is a great option. There is safe parking and an entrance fee of TT$50 for locals and TT$60 for visitors. Guides are available but you can go on your own as well. The hike is easy...

Mud Architecture of Trinidad

Mud Architecture of Trinidad

Exploring the tradition and art of leepay through two historic properties in Trinidad. Kara Roopsingh November 21, 2023 Original Article Homes, religious buildings and other structures have taken many forms throughout history. On the island of Trinidad, ajoupas, tapia...

Ganesh Utsav 2023

Ganesh Utsav 2023

Ganesh Utsav 2023 Written by Karishma Nanhu, Heritage Preservation and Research Officer Although I grew up practicing Hinduism, I never knew about Ganesh Utsav until early adulthood. My childhood memories are filled with various school and temple activities, but I...

Sites to visit before the end of JAVA

Sites to visit before the end of JAVA

Blog by Maya Doyle-Fox This July and August Vacation is flying by! Before it ends, here are a few sites that you can visit and enjoy this JAVA.   Avocat Mud Museum Built in 1885, the Avocat Mud Museum is a 183-year-old structure built by Taitree, a hard-working...

Remarks on the history of Fort George by Nesyamn Ranut

Remarks on the history of Fort George by Nesyamn Ranut

  Remarks on the history of Fort George by Nesyamn Ranut on the occasion of the visit by His Majesty, Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II of Ghana.     Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, I am Nesyamn Ranut and on behalf of the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago, I...

Legacies of the indentured Part 1: Indian Art & Visual Aesthetics

Legacies of the indentured Part 1: Indian Art & Visual Aesthetics

As we commemorate 178 years of Indian presence in Trinidad and Tobago, I felt obligated as an artist to posit insights into two areas of Indian Folk Art which have been brought from India to the Caribbean, and still prevail despite divergent influences. In this blog I...

The Rose Window and Its Origins

The Rose Window and Its Origins

The Rose Window, also alternatively called a wheel window, refers to a circular window with mullions and traceries generally radiating from the center, and filled with stained glass. The name comes from the likeness of the window with its decorative elements to the...

Errol Jones: A Tribute on the Centennial of his birth

Errol Jones: A Tribute on the Centennial of his birth

March 28th 2023 marks the centennial of the birth of Ralph Leonard Errol Jones well known in the annals of our Theatre as the actor who created many Walcottian characters Afa (Sea at Dauphin); Mano (Drums and Colours); The Devil (Ti Jean and his Brothers); Makak (Dream on Monkey Mountain); Charbon (Franklin); Catalinion (The Joker of Seville); Deacon Doxy (O Babylon); Otto (Beef No Chicken)

A Look at our Roman Catholic Heritage

A Look at our Roman Catholic Heritage

The  Archbishop’s Palace.   Built in 1903, the Archbishop’s Palace is a landmark for the Roman Catholic Community in Trinidad and Tobago. Located around the Queen’s Park Savannah, as one of the Magnificent Seven, this building is a grand structure with influences...

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