Reports are that this year some two thousand people attended Eintou's play ‘Kambule' commemorating the 1881 riots that saved the Carnival of Trinidad and Tobago.
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Canboulay event draws its largest crowd ever
Kalifa Clyne Saturday, February 9, 2013
Piccadilly Street, Port-of-Spain, was filled with hundreds of people waiting to see the annual Canboulay re-enactment hosted by the National Carnival Commission (NCC) early yesterday morning. The crowd, which chairman of the Uptown Carnival Improvement Committee (UCIC) Vijay Ramlal estimated to be about 2,000 was the largest crowd the event has drawn in its 14 years.
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1881 Canboulay Riots re-enacted
By Leiselle Maraj Saturday, February 9 2013
The sun rose yesterday morning to the sounds of drums, steelpan music, and the noise of thousands of persons who turned up on the Picadilly Greens to witness the annual re-enactment of the 1881 Canboulay Riots. Uptown Carnival Committee Chairman, Dr Vijay Ramlal Rai, said during the early morning festivities the crowd numbered over two thousand. It was the largest he had seen in all his years witnessing the event.
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