I News

October 31, 2011

How Anansi Brings the Drum premieres in November African History Month

Prominent playwright poet and storyteller Eintou Pearl Springerpremieres her new play How Anansi Bring the Drum on November 24 at the UWI Open Campus on Gordon Street in St Augustine The play will run for two nights in Trinidad at 7pm and on Saturday at the Goodwood High School in Tobago Tobagonians will enjoy two shows at 4pm and 7pm
October 24, 2011

Eintou speaks on Africans in the Diaspora at global gathering of writers in Costa Rica

Eintou Springer and Willie Chen were the only two representatives from the English speaking Caribbean at the recently concluded First Global forum for writers of African Indigenous and Sino Indian descendants Eintou presented a paper and conducted a workshop with Costa Rican children of primary school age
October 10, 2011

I Hyarima headlines Amerindian Heritage Day Celebrations

The versatile and talented Brendon La Caille plays the lead role of the Amerindian warrior chief Hyarima in the 2011 performance of the play about this first hero of Trinidad and Tobago The play written and directed by Eintou Pearl Springer will be showcased as part of the celebrations for Amerindian Heritage Day at the Arima Park at 6pm on October 14th
September 19, 2011

Ah Payap DVD shared with communities as part of Tourism Week

Idakedas Cultural Tourism DVD Ah Payap Is Story Fuh So The Hidden Cultures of Trinidad and Tobago is currently being shared with communities as part of Tourism Week hosted by the Ministry of Tourism
September 12, 2011

Idakeda conducts Storytelling workshop for Trinidad and Tobago National Commission for UNESCO

Educators and students from Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean region recently benefited from a workshop on The Art and Importance of Storytelling conducted by Eintou Pearl Springer and Dara E Healy supported by the Chibale Drumming Ensemble
September 5, 2011

Eintou attends historic World Conference of African Descendants in Honduras

Eintou Springer was one of two Trinidad and Tobago delegates attending the recent First ever World Conference of African descendants held in La Ceiba Honduras
August 22, 2011

Rehearsals for How Anansi bring the Drum going well

Young people from all over Trinidad and Tobago have been quietly working over the August vacation to get ready for their November performance of How Anansi Bring the Drum
August 8, 2011

Chibale perform for Prime Minister Kamla PersadBissessar at 2011 Emancipation Village

The Chibale Drumming Ensemble also known Chibale cheebahlay had an extremely busy and productive Emancipation season this yearThe group performed with Something Positive from New York at the Grand Opening of the Emancipation Village with highly acclaimed local drumming and dancing group Wasafoli on Emancipation Day and played backup drums for the National Young Emancipation King during his performance at the Village They also had the opportunity to perform their own repertoire for an Emancipation Charity Dinner held in Arima
July 25, 2011

Images from Storytelling Conference in Martinique

The oral tradition of Storytelling is becoming more recognised for its powerful influence in empowering communities transforming behaviours and boosting selfesteem