Trinidad Carnival

The Trinidad Carnival is one of the most significant events on the island’s calendar; it is celebrated two days before the Ash Wednesday, well various traditional and cultural events running in the lead up to street parade on Carnival Monday and Tuesday. There is a saying in Trinidad that if islandersis not celebrating the carnival, then they are preparing for it, while talking about the festivals in the past years. The music is celebrated with the calypso, since some time the music of soca has replaced calypso as the most enjoyed music at the time of carnival. The other important ingredients of the festival are the colorful costumes, stick fighting, limbo competitions and many more. Continue reading “Trinidad Carnival” »