With just over 30 days to Carnival 2016, construction is in its final stage for the ‘Home of Carnival’ at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.
On Tuesday 5th January, 2016, Dr. the Honourable Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts was part of a tour of the Queen’s Park Savannah facilities.
Also accompanying the Minister on this tour were Vidiah Ramkhelawan - Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts; Kenny De Silva - Chairman and Michael Guyadeen - Chief Executive Officer of the NCC.
The Queen’s Park Savannah is the venue for a number of headline events for Carnival 2016 including:
- Kaisorama- Extempo and Categories Finals: Thursday 4th February, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
- National Panorama Finals – Medium and Large: Saturday 6th February, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
- Dimanche Gras – National Calypso Monarch Finals: Sunday 7th February, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
- Parade of the Bands: Carnival Monday 8th February, 2016 and Tuesday 9th February, 2016