Tobago Heritage Festival opens
THA Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles greets Vice-President of the Senate, Nigel De Freitas, who was among the government ministers attending the opening night of the Tobago Heritage Festival. Looking on from left are Energy Minister Franklin Khan and his wife, Laura, and at right Culture Minister Nyan Gadsby-Dolly.
The National Anthem is played by Uptown Fascinators and Royal Tambrin band.
Secretary of Tourism, Culture and Transportation Nadine Stewart-Phillips.
Tour guide Benny (Kevin Henry) turns obeah man as he beats Leonard (Daniel Perreira) with a cocoyea broom in the opening night production.
Ms. Heritage Personality contestants perform a speech band number.
The annual Tobago Heritage Festival began with an opening ceremony (July 12, 2019) at the Shaw Park Complex. The event signaled the beginning of the Festival, which will run in various communities across the island until August 1. This year’s Festival is themed ‘An Authentic Educational Experience.’