Independence Awards and Fireworks

Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism Winston 'Gypsy' Peters and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar observe the Independence fireworks display from the Hilton rooftop

Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism Winston 'Gypsy' Peters and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar observe the Independence fireworks display from the Hilton rooftop


Former government minister Kamalludin Mohammed receives this country’s highest national award, the Order of the Republic of T&T

Former govt minister Kamalludin Mohammed receives the
highest national award, the Order of the Republic of T&T

Cultural icons Peter Minshall and Pat Bishop at the reception of the Independence Awards at Queen's Hall

Cultural icons Peter Minshall and Pat Bishop at the reception of the Independence Awards at Queen's Hall

Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, Sat Maharaj and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar engage in a chat at the Independence Awards reception at Queen's Hall

Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, Sat Maharaj and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar engage in a chat at the Independence Awards reception at Queen's Hall

Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism Winston 'Gypsy' Peters, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Minister of Works and Transport Jack Warner on the Hilton rooftop observing Independence Day fireworks

Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism Winston 'Gypsy' Peters, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Minister of Works and Transport Jack Warner on the Hilton rooftop observing Independence Day fireworks

September 2, 2010

Fireworks light up QP Savannah
FIREWORKS lit up the Port-of-Spain sky above the Queen’s Park Savannah on the night of Independence Day when Firepower Fireworks in collaboration with Newsday, IETV Channel 1 and Stega Engineering presented a spectacle entitled “A gift to the nation”.

Independence Day peace walk in Belmont

September 1, 2010

Crowds welcome parade back to Savannah

Sat Maharaj slams award for Kamal
MOMENTS after receiving the nation’s second highest award, Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, Sat Maharaj, strongly criticised the People’s National Movement (PNM), claiming the former government had suppressed Indian culture in this country.

…Ex-MP puzzled
Former Cabinet Minister Kamaluddin Mohammed says he has no clue as to why Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, Sat Maharaj, has objected to him receiving the nation’s highest award— the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

August 31, 2010

List of National Awardees

Pantins happy with award for Dennis
Journalist Raoul Pantin, brother of late economist Dennis Pantin, says the family is happy he will be recognised for his contribution to economic development.

Kamal deserves Order of T&T
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley says former government minister Kamalludin Mohammed deserves to be presented with this country’s highest national award, the Order of the Republic of T&T.

Why Kamal and Wahid Ali?
Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha Sat Maharaj is upset over the award of this country’s highest national award, the Order of the Republic of T&T to former government minister Kamaluddin Mohammed and former senate president Dr Wahid Ali.

…Kamal hails Kamla: Lady with a vision

2 Responses to “Independence Awards and Fireworks”


  • Humming bird in flight,
    Lend your delight,
    Amidst the scarlet —,
    Birds and the bees,
    Flock to the trees,
    Sounds of a nation dawning…

    Happy Birthday T&T.

  • Its Very Hard For The People To Go Buy Some Thing In Grocers . It Takes Up The Whole Pension That They Get

    In Middle Of The Month They Cannot Get Any thing Beacause and They Have No Money They Should Have raise It To $ 3500.00 Or More

    Or decrease Prices In Grocery

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