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Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts Prizegiving Ceremony 2017

The National Carnival Commission of Trinidad and Tobago (NCC) hosted a prize giving ceremony in celebration of our champions in the Mas, Steelpan, and Calypso categories for Carnival 2017. The event was held on Sunday, March 19 at the Queen’s Park Savannah with an encouraging turnout from various representatives of the Carnival and Cultural communities as well as by senior Government officials and the public alike. Here are a few pictures from Sunday’s ceremony.

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Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts shares a moment with Mr. Winston “Gypsy” Peters at the Prize giving ceremony at the Queen’s Park Savannah

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Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts (right) presents the Queen of Carnival 2017 award to Krystal Thomas. Krystal portrayed “De Nebula”.

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NCC Executive Chairman Kenneth De Silva presents a token of appreciation to Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts.

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Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts (3rd from right) shares the stage with some of the major Carnival 2017 Champions. They are, from left to right – A representative of Panorama Champions Massy All Stars; Ronnie McIntosh of the Large Band of the Year – Ronnie and Caro; Dr. Hollis Liverpool-Calypso Monarch; Krystal Thomas, Queen of Carnival; and Ted Eustace, King of Carnival.

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