Port of Spain, November 15 2023: The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) is excited to announce that the Richès Karayib Voices song challenge has landed in Trinidad and Tobago. On Friday 17th November at 6pm, 9 Finalists will compete on the LIVE stage at HADCO Phase II Pan Groove – Pan Theatre – 13 Hamilton St., Woodbrook for a chance to WIN an all-expense paid trip to represent T&T in Martinique where they will be given the opportunity to meet with some top music executives and have their song featured on a Caribbean compilation album which will be distributed worldwide.
Gates open at 5 pm and persons are invited to come after work and “lime” in the pan yard till showtime. Be entertained by traditional characters and wowed by guest artistes Caribbean Steelpan Connextion and Kern Sumerville. This FREE event is open to the public to enjoy the Richès Karayib voices competition and be surrounded by elevated culinary delights featuring Chef Nathanael Ducteil from Martinique and Chef Samara Lezama (aka Chef Sam Palam) as well as local street food favourites. Drinks and food will be on sale.
“This event plays an instrumental role in the active capacity building, and export activity of one lucky T&T national through the Business of Music workshops that will be held alongside the music distribution activities. MusicTT is thrilled to be a part of this unique initiative which celebrates the vibrancy that is Caribbean music and culture across several islands. We invite the public to join us for a Caribbean Harmony of Flavours.” -Melissa Jimenez, General Manager, MusicTT.
The Richès Karayib is a collaborative project that aims to make the Caribbean cultural richness shine and exists to promote the cultural industry. It is led by ASIS WI and SKMK in the context of the INTERREG Caribbean programme. MusicTT is the Trinidad and Tobago partner for the Richès Karayib Voices song challenge alongside Vibes Promotions Ltd., 360 Events and MITTCO. The Richès Karayib: T&T Edition is the last stop on the Caribbean caravan. Other participating countries include Martinique, St. Lucia, Anguilla, Barbados, Jamaica, Haiti, Guadeloupe and Dominica.
“Through Richès Karayib, we’re showcasing the richness of Caribbean culture to the world, while simultaneously driving the economic development of our cultural industry, building linkages, and fostering unity among cultural stakeholders and Caribbean countries.” – Sabrina Ajax, CEO, ASIS W.I.
For more info on MusicTT and its projects, visit www.musictt.co.tt. To keep up to date with MusicTT news, follow @musicoftt on Instagram and Facebook.
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