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Music and food festival in Grande

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

World Music Festival Ltd will host the inaugural Caribbean Seafood Festival at Tantra Terraces, Eastern Main Road, Sangre Grande on April 5 from 10 am. The event is expected to feature the rich and diverse culinary traditions from approximately seven Caribbean countries. There will be feature talks, demonstrations and tastings for attendees, in addition to music from different genres, such as calypso, chutney, jazz and much more.

A release from the organisers said the festival is expected to host over 5,000 people, and is targeted at four audiences: young professionals, college students, tourists/business travellers and senior citizens. Organisers of the Caribbean Seafood Festival are chairman Anthony Callender and Kerrie-Ann Placide. Callender, a Trinidadian currently residing in New York, has extensive experience managing live shows, having successfully owned and operated a similar entertainment company for five years.

Placide, who has approximately ten years experience in planning, organising and co-ordinating events in T&T, also has experience in public relations and has worked in the private and public sector for many years. World Music Festival was established to provide quality entertainment, promote music education and cultural exchange in T&T and beyond.