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November 16, 2009

Chibale members receive rare opportunity to train with Capoeira Master

Ajani and Shomari Healy of Chibale the drumming group comprising the children of Idakeda had the rare privilege of training this past week with Capoeira Master Emerson from in Brazil
November 9, 2009

Idakeda showcases work at Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference

Idakeda will use the opportunity to showcase its work at the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference CHOGM in Port of Spain this month Our products will be displayed as part of the Trinidad Tobago Entertainment Company Limited TTENT booth in the CHOGM Village which will be located next to the Hyatt Regency Hotel
November 2, 2009

Original Stories by Eintou being used to counter Violence in Schools

The expressions on the faces of the children are evidence enough storytelling as a vehicle for transformation amongst children up to the age of twelve is an effective and powerful tool for teachers and parents alikeIdakeda recently began a storytelling programme in schools as a counter to the culture of violence confrontation and preference for alien cultures currently prevalent in our school environment The initiative based on the original stories of Eintou Pearl Springer is designed to achieve very specific grounding for children aged 711years old in the culture and history of Trinidad and Tobago
October 26, 2009

Teachers learn how to use Local and Caribbean poetry in the classroom for behavioural change

Using the Poetry to send a message to the youths and help as a coping mechanism was just one of the benefits noted by participants of a recent Poetry in the Classroom workshop for teachers The workshop part of a series of activities jointly held by Idakeda and the National Aids Coordinating Committee NACC was entitled Poetry the Arts and Social Issues Relevance and Implementation The session was conceptualised and facilitated by former Poet Laureate of Port of Spain Eintou Pearl Springer with support by Communications Consultant Dara E Healy
October 19, 2009

I Hyarima debuts in Port of Spain to rave reviews

The audience comprising First Peoples from all over the world members of the Diplomatic Corps and local cultural and literary royalty sat spellbound as the play chronicling the last days of Nepoio warrior Hyarima unfolded
October 12, 2009


October 6, 2009

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October 5, 2009

2009 Cast of I Hyarima showcases combination of new and seasoned talent

I Hyarima the Eintou Springer play which celebrates the legacy of Nepoio warrior chief Hyarima debuts this year with an entirely new cast This new version of Hyarima will be mounted at 730pm on October 16th at the National Museum and Art Gallery in Port of Spain
October 5, 2009