Casa del Caribe announces the 31st. Caribbean Festival also known as Fieta del Fuego – Feast of Fire , that will be held in Santiago de Cuba from July, 3rd. – July, 9th. , 2011.
This year the Festival is dedicated to Republic Trinidad & Tobago and it is expected that Trinidad & Tobago will highlight all aspects of its multi – ethnic culture . Cubans are expecting to experience Trinidad & Tobago style Carnival, Steel bands, folk performing groups, African drums. Indian drums, African retentions in spirituality. limbo ,soca ,chutney and more.
It is hope that the highlighting of Trinidad & Tobago this year will make manifest the true Caribbean sppirit of the Region.
The Festival would feature varied programmes that would include :
Theoretical debates on Caribbean Cultures..The Caribbean that Unites Us Colloquim
Artistic parades by participating delegations.
Religious ceremonies and rituals,
Musical and dance performances , at more than forty sites
Out door and Indoor Stage performances ,
Visual Arts Exhibitions
The Administrators of this site hope that the Trinidad & Tobago delegation would comprise of Orisa devotees of long standing capable of presenting Trinidad & Tobago Orisa and African based and derived spirituality with excellence and accuracy of information.
We pray that all other cultural sectors will be represented by bonafide representatives of their own area, and not by actors ,stage – performers who are not the legitimate and bonafide representatives of the area beinf represented.
We pray that the First Nation Peoples of this countrywill be adequately and properly represented.
We pray that the Honourable Minister of Arts and Multi Culturalism , will begin immediately to highlight this event and that a special chartered flight organized so that Trinbagonians can afford the opportunity to see and experience for ourselves a CUBA that we have only heard about.
Trinidad & Tobago have had and continues to have good relations with CUBA PARTICULARLY in the area of SPORTS, and Medicine and Medical Personnel.
We look forward to the governments public announcement of this Festival and the honour that is being bestowed on our Nation at this year’s Festival