Tobago will join the rest of the country in celebrating Trinidad and Tobago’s 41st anniversary as a republic.
A parade to mark Republic Day (September 24) will be hosted by the Office of the Prime Minister Central Administrative Services Tobago (CAST). Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly Kelvin Charles will take the parade salute.
The procession will begin at 10 a.m. from the Argyle Community Centre, and continue along the Windward Main Road, Roxborough to the Pirates Boat yard. The public is urged to be mindful of the traffic plans below that will take effect between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Vehicular traffic, including parking, is prohibited on the Windward Main Road from Centre Road, Argyle to Prince Street Junction, Roxborough. Parking is also prohibited on Station Hill Bypass between Cameron Canal Road and Police Station Street.
The Tobago House of Assembly will host the Republic Day Cultural Extravaganza and Fireworks at the Cyd Gray Sporting Complex, Roxborough at 6:30 p.m. This event is free to the public.
Under the theme of “Moving Together – One Voice, One People” the concert will feature an impressive lineup of local and national acts, performing an entertaining mix of dances, instrumental pieces and vocal performances.
The public is invited to the day’s activities.