19 countries ready for CARIFESTA XIV

With 5 months to go to CARIFESTA XIV, 19 countries have confirmed their attendance at this premier festival of the arts from August 16th-25th, 2019 in Trinidad and Tobago.  Sixteen (16) Caribbean member and associate member states have responded to the official invitation to participate in the Festival which was issued via a CARICOM SAVINGRAM on December 7, 2018. In addition, Canada, Venezuela and Curacao have also signaled their intention to be part of the event.

Locals and guests alike will have the unique opportunity to experience the Caribbean’s many cultures in one mega arts festival through 150 events throughout the twin island state. The public can look forward to Signal and Niche events, four (4) Community Festivals, the Grand Market hub, Children and Youth Village, Workshops and Symposia, and the Super Concert featuring the likes of Machel Montano, Shaggy, Kassav, Calypso Rose and Ricardo Drue to name a few. Unlike many of the internationally known festivals, CARIFESTA XIV brings delegations representing the dance, music, craft, visual arts, theatre, film and food from the entire Caribbean to one stage for 10 days in Trinidad and Tobago. 

It is truly a premier event no one should miss and to date, the following countries have all confirmed their attendance:
Member States:



Dominica St. Lucia                                         



St. Vincent and the Grenadines        


Montserrat St. Kitts and Nevis                                   

Antigua and Barbuda Suriname                    

Associate Member States:
Cayman Islands
Turks and Caicos

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