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Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Wednesday, December 25, 2013
The people of Tobago will, on
January 26, enjoy a new Carnival
experience when the Bishops High
School Alumni Association in col-
laboration with SW Limited pres-
ents Tobago Love at the school on
Mt Marie Road, Scarborough.
A release from the organisers said
this is the first premium all-inclusive
Carnival fete being held in Tobago
and the producers promise a won-
derful experience for patrons from
the purchase of tickets to the final
note played at the event.
Proceeds from Tobago Love will
be used to convert the old music
room at the school into a full service
cafeteria. The present cafeteria does
not have seating facilities for stu-
dents to eat comfortably.
The production committee,
which includes past students, teach-
ers, soca artiste Shurwayne Win-
chester and others, is designing an
event that will appeal not only to
Tobagonians, but also Trinidadians,
expats and tourists.
Patrons at Tobago Love will be
treated to a huge cast of entertainers
including Bunji Garlin and Fay-Ann
Lyons, Lord Nelson, Baron, Blaxx,
Patrice Roberts, Farmer Nappy, Fya
Empress, Princess Adana, Roy Cape
All Stars, Onyan of Burning Flames
and Shurwayne Winchester.
Tobago Love for Carnival
Spreading yuletide joy and the gift
of giving, Digicel took gaily-wrapped
Christmas hampers for the residents
of the Charford Court, Charlotte
Street, City community on December
10.This is the fourth consecutive year
Digicel has collaborated with the Port-
of-Spain Mayor s Office to make mem-
bers of this community s Christmas, a
more memorable one, a release from
the company said.
Digicel s communications manager,
Penny Gomez and the deputy mayor
of Port-of-Spain, Keron Valentine who
spearheaded the initiative, happily dis-
tributed the Christmas hampers to the
residents at the informal ceremony.
All dressed up for the occasion, res-
idents also took this opportunity to
mingle with their friends and neigh-
bours sharing a joke or two.
The president of the Charford Court
Residents Association, Barry Grant and
vice-president Gordon La Barrie as well
as other members of the Association
were in attendance at the intimate gath-
Spreading love at Charford
In keeping with this season of benevolence the
blink-bmobile Foundation recently launched a
unique competition geared towards giving the
nation s bourgeoning visual artists a one of a
kind opportunity to not only showcase their work
but to also propel their career progress.
A release from bmobile said the art competition,
which was launched by the foundation in October,
targeted budding local artists between the ages of
16 and 21 years. The entrants were asked to use
art to interpret the theme Imagine Trinidad and
Tobago in order to qualify for top prizes.
Among the many amazing prizes being offered,
the company will present 12 lucky entrants with
the opportunity of a lifetime, the chance to be
mentored and coached by a leading locally-
The top 12 pieces will be selected from the pool
of submitted entries by a panel of judges. These
12 young people will qualify for an informative and
beneficial six-week mentorship programme.
In addition, the 12 short-listed entries will be
uploaded to the bmobile Facebook page and dis-
played for fans of the page to vote for their favourite
piece. The submission with the most likes will be
awarded the People s Choice prize.
All are encouraged to log onto the bmobile Face-
and support the arts as well as the nation s talented
youth by voting. All the images are loaded and
waiting to accept votes. In order for people to par-
ticipate in the voting process they must already
be or become fans by "liking" the bmobile page.
The blink-bmobile Foundation understands that
the days when the fine arts were seen as just a
mere pastime are gone, and today, it is possible to
have lucrative careers as painters, sculptors, textile
and ceramic artists.
This competition comes at an opportune time
as more and more of T&T s decision makers are
throwing support behind the development of the
local creative industry.
Twelve young artists will qualify for an informative
and beneficial six-week mentorship programme.
Deputy mayor of Port-of-Spain, Keron Valentine and
Digicel's communications manager, Penny Gomez
present this Charford Court resident with a Christmas
From left, Lois Leslie, PRO BHS Alumni Association,
Shurwayne Winchester and Sherese Jack share a toast at the
official launch of the all-inclusive event, Tobago Love, The
Xperience was held at the Bishops' High School, Mt Marie
Road, Scarborough, Tobago, on December 21. The concert
which is scheduled for January 26, 2014 will take place on the
school's grounds and feature top soca artistes.
• For information about Tobago
Love, contact Shurwayne
Winchester (SW Limited) at
788-1010 and Lois Leslie at
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