We Beat Festival

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"We Beat" Festival

***** Location: Trinidad & Tobago, Caribbean
***** Season: Wet or Rainy Season
***** Category: Observance


`we beat': a community festival of pulse and passions when the city of St James in Trinidad, pool their energies in a display of Art and Craft items, rhythms and movement in the indigenous genres of Calypso, Soca, Pan, Tassa. `we beat' spans nine evenings/nights during the last week of May and first week of June, since 2001.

A most apt phrase to describe this festival is `collective responsibility' for within the perimeter of the rhythmic, are the social responsibilies of health environment and rewards.

gillena cox


... www.visittnt.com/ToDo/Events/webeat2003/

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Things found on the way

St. James is a suburb of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. It is known as "the city that never sleeps".

`Smokey and Bunty' bar is a social tresure for the night life of St. James in Trinidad & Tobago.

... www.thebackpacker.net/st.james_worldbars.htm


the rains
at last
`we beat festival'

© gillena cox 2007

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***** Festivals, Communities, Art and Craft, Pan, Calypso, Soca. Tassa.


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