Celebrating Emancipation Day

On Thursday 1st August, 2019, our nation celebrated its 156th anniversary of Emancipation. The celebration began in the early hours of the morning at the Lidj Yasu Omowale Emancipation Village at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, with a drum call and a tribute to their Ancestors.

The day was filled with various forms of entertainment such as music and dance; speeches and discourses from many great icons; general shopping in the form of a Village Bazaar; and other cultural activities.

Photos by Vinayaka Marajh

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