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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.

Top 10 Caribbean Festivals You Can’t Miss!

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Our dear friend Google describes a Festival as a day or period of celebration, typically for religious reasons. In the Caribbean, we take that definition, infuse it with our culture and make it our...
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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.
Black Hair

Why Should We Care about “Black Hair”?

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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.
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Keishaun Julien – Tobago’s Steelpan Icon

Keishaun Julien is an icon in the making. Known for his ever-so-often viral steelpan videos on social media, Keishaun hails from the beautiful isle of Tobago. At 21 years old, Mr. Julien has established his brand...
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The Resurgence of African Inspired Prints and Trends

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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.
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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.
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Sports Tourism in the Caribbean

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Today’s definition of tourism has spread itself throughout the Caribbean in a manner which leads to entertainment through sports.
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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.
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CARIFESTA: An Explosion of Caribbean Culture

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  My Instagram feed during CARIFESTA was alive with colour! It was beautiful. I was thrilled to see my friends sharing images and videos showcasing various food, theatre, and artistic expressions from across the Caribbean...
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Calypso History Month: From Calypso to Soca Music

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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...

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