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Showers fail to dampen city rhythm
Scores lined Port-of-Spain streets yesterday to join in the Ministry of Arts and Multiculturalism’s “Rhythm Parade” which formed part of the country’s 50th anniversary of Independence celebrations. The parade, which began at approximately 3.30 pm at the Brian Lara Promenade, went up Abercromby Street, onto Knox Street and then to the National Academy for the Performing Arts, Frederick Stret, Port-of-Spain. Bad weather failed to dampen the Carnival atmosphere as masqueraders chipped to soca music, complemented with Dame Lorraines, jab jabs, sailors and wild indians. Providing music were were Petrotrin Boodoosingh’s Tassa Group, Laventille Rhythm Section, Siparia Rhythm Section and Diego Ville Drummers
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