Port of Spain, Trinidad, Monday, February 5, 2024: The National Carnival Commission of Trinidad and Tobago (NCC) cordially invites the public to visit the newly opened NCC Carnival Exhibition 2024, entitled De Carnival Gallery, located in the Grand Stand foyer, Carnival City, Queen’s Park Savannah.
Free and accessible to the public, the exhibition opens this Wednesday, February 7 and runs every day until Saturday, February 17. Patrons can view the displays from 10 am to 7 pm, and until 10 pm on nights when Carnival City would be hosting evening events.
Featured in the exhibition would be unique photographic presentations of Carnival legends, real time portrayals by various authentic Traditional Carnival Characters, and interactive virtual displays curated and presented by the members of the NCC’s Carnival Institute Regional Carnival (CIRC) department.
In keeping with a mandate to protect, promote, and preserve cultural artifacts, De Carnival Gallery is presented to the public as one-of-a-kind and engaging museum exhibition that takes patrons on an interesting chronological and historical tour of some well-known and lesser known aspects of our nation’s Carnival and its culture.
De Carnival Gallery will feature prominently at several shows hosted at Carnival City this week, including the Junior and Senior Kings and Queens Competitions, the National Junior and Senior Parades of the Bands, the National Panorama Large Bands Finals, Dimanche Gras, and Carnival Lagniappe.
The NCC sincerely thanks the public for its support and looks forward to welcoming all to De Carnival Gallery this season.