Towns & Villages: Paramin

Join us for a captivating journey into the heart of our rich heritage of our Towns and Villages! 🌍✨
The first of our Toute Bagai Lecture Series for 2024 will be on the amazing village of Paramin 🏞️
Date: Wednesday 31st January 2024
Time: 5:30pm 
Location: LIVE on ZOOM 
Nestled in the hills, this vibrant village is a tapestry of traditions, colours, and stories waiting to be unveiled. From its lush landscapes to the warm hospitality of its residents, Paramin is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered!
🚀 What to Expect:  A unique look into the heritage and cultural significance of Paramin.
🗣️ Local Voices: Hear from the proud resident and certified tour guide Mr. Cornelius “Carlos” Felician
🎟️ How to Attend: Register below
🌈 Next Stop in February: Arima! 🚗💨
Let’s celebrate the tapestry of our towns and villages together! 🎉 Don’t miss out on this enriching experience!
Consider donating to the National Trust’s youth program “Heritage Keepers”! You can also head over to our Donation Page (hyperlink: https://nationaltrust.tt/home/donate-now/)

HERITAGE KEEPERS: Carnival Traditions Workshop

Welcome to our HERITAGE KEEPERS: Carnival Traditions Workshop. Join us for an unforgettable experience as we celebrate the rich cultural tapestry of our island and teach the younger generation the captivating art of wire bending, the exhilarating skill of stilt walking, the rhythmic allure of sailor dance, and so much more!

📅 Date: February 2nd

🕒 Time: 3:00 PM-6:00 PM

💰 Price: $50 TTD per person

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 This workshop is designed for the whole family, creating lasting memories and connecting generations through the vibrant traditions of Carnival. Dive into the heart of our local culture and let the spirit of Carnival thrive!

Embrace the joy, rhythm, and creativity of our Carnival heritage – an experience you won’t want to miss!

Indigenous Medicine and Spirituality of Trinidad and Tobago’s First People nations

Join us for an enlightening evening with Mr. Cristo Adonis, PAYI of the Santa Rosa First Peoples Community, as he guides us through the profound connection between indigenous medicinal practices and the spirituality of Trinidad and Tobago’s First People nations.
 
Date: Thursday 21st September 2023
Location: Mille Fleurs
Time: 5:30 pm -6:30 pm
Lecturer: Cristo Adonis, PAYI (Indigenous Medicinal Practitioner)
Topic: Indigenous Medicine and Spirituality
Contribution: $20

Hidden Treasures: Indigo Pits at Parlatuvier & Crown Point and Diego Martin Waterwheel

Title: Hidden Treasures: Indigo Pits at Parlatuvier & Crown Point and Diego Martin Waterwheel
Date: Wednesday 23rd August
Time: 5pm
Venue: Zoom
 
Join us on this enlightening expedition as we unravel the stories behind these remarkable sites, fostering a deeper connection between the public and our cherished heritage. In our relentless pursuit of preservation, we invite you to become a part of this invaluable endeavour.

  • Indigo Pits (Crown Point and Parlatouvier). Research by Abigail Charles
  • The Diego Martin Waterwheel (River Estate). Research by Marianna Burke

Explore Trinidad and Tobago’s rich tapestry of heritage sites, where hidden treasures await our discovery. While numerous sites hold immense historical significance, some remain shrouded in mystery. To shed light on this captivating past, The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago has enlisted the talents of our dedicated interns, Marianna Burke, and Abigail Charles. Together, they are embarking on an exciting journey to unearth the secrets of the Diego Martin Waterwheel and the enigmatic Indigo Pits in Tobago. 

T&T Archaeology: Then, Now and the Future

Tuesday 10th January, 
5PM at Mille Fleurs
 
Dr Ari Boomert – Archaeologist, Liden University Netherlands

Capacity: 40 RSVPS 

No cost attached.

 

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