Trinbago Day celebration in Ottawa on Sunday

Signal Hall Alumni Choir and Wendy Fitzwilliam 

Nationals of Trinidad and Tobago from Toronto and Montreal will join those from Ottawa and other  parts of Canada  in the nation’s capital for Trinbago Day celebration on Sunday.

The event  presented by the Trinidad and Tobago High Commission and the Trinidad and Tobago Association  of Ottawa, will be held at  Lansdowne Park.

Organizers say it will showcase Trinidad and Tobago’s Tobago’s culture, arts, heritage, cuisine, tourism and business and there will be a ” full program of entertainment” which will run from  11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

It will include performances by singers, dancers and musicians from Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa and a ” special appearance”  by the Signal Hall Alumni  Choir directly from Tobago.

Also scheduled to attend the celebrations are  Miss Universe 1998, Wendy Fitzwilliam , officials of the Trinidad and Tobago Horticultural Society and representatives of the University of Trinidad and Tobago’s Academy of Fashion and Design.

Among the special guests joining Trinidad and Tobago’s High Commissioner Garth Chatoor at the celebration will Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister ,Chrystia Freeland,  and  Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson.

The Trinbago Day celebration is part of a series of  “Ottawa welcomes  the world ” events which started at the beginning of the  year to mark  Canada’s150th birthday. Several  Caribbean countries have already taken part in the celebration.