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A Culture Whirl

Do not expect a homogenous blend of art, music, or theatre throughout the Caribbean. Each island has its own creative pulse and all beat in a harmonic whirl of culture.

calpyso

Calypso History Month: From Calypso to Soca Music

Calypso has played a very important role in the processes of confrontation, revolution, and revival in the Caribbean, as well as the invention and establishment of the Caribbean identity and heritage. Overtime, women have...
African Inspired fashion

The Resurgence of African Inspired Prints and Trends

We want to ensure that our children can find creative ways to show pride in their brown skin and African heritage, for generations to come.
caribbean beaches

Fall in Love with these Amazing Caribbean Beaches

Paradise is not so much of a far fetched idea when you've set your eyes on the most beautiful beach. There are some that are perfect for the family, a great vacation get away or simply a serene escape. You can find all versions of this in the Caribbean. Check out some our favourite beaches in the Caribbean that both locals and tourists alike love to enjoy.
Black Hair

Why Should We Care about “Black Hair”?

However, one can argue that Gabriela’s reaction was emotionally-charged due to how taxing the issue surrounding her identity and how she chooses to portray herself as a black woman is. It cannot be said that race is being unnecessarily brought up when the model’s desire to embody and represent black empowerment is the root of the issue.
personal style

Fashionistas Speak Out

Whatever the occasion, make sure that you feel comfortable in the outfit that you choose to wear. You will exude confidence and your inner beauty will shine through.
Anthony Joseph's Kitch

Immortalising ‘Kitch’

Never before has a Trinidadian novel made a single artist the sole focus of its literary illustration. So how appropriate is it that Lord Kitchener is the first to have such an honour.
Green Market AWWW

Artisans at the Green Market

The Green Market in Santa Cruz strives to ensure that all the products sold are locally produced, hand-crafted by an artisan or up-cycled.
literature

The Formation of Caribbean Identity in Literature

In order to build a nation of today through the eyes of tomorrow we must first engage what was yesterday. Yesterday in terms of where we came from, who we are and how to use these findings as a mechanism to empower and change where, as a nation, we are heading.
Tourism

Festival tourism: Beyond sun, sea and sand

In the highly competitive tourism industry, it becomes imperative to create a distinctive and captivating vision that not only draws the attention of tourists but also engrosses them in the experience so that they seek to return in the future.
culture

Re-defining Culture in Trinidad and Tobago

“Human intellectual achievement”; if we prosaically utilize this definition then sitting in a fancy coffee shop writing a thesis on a technologically advanced device is more “cultural” than wining in a glittery bikini. But we won’t do that because sometimes the stressed-out grad student is the carefree masquerader, and therein lies the beauty of acceptance.

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