The Trinidad Guardian / The Emancipation Support Committee of T&T staged the 10th annual Yoruba Village Drum Festival on Saturday, at Yoruba Village Square, Piccadilly Street, Port-of-Spain. The event was a huge success, attended by Laventille West parliamentary representative Fitzgerald Hinds, South African Ambassador Thami Xoliswa Nomatamsanqa Ngwevela, Port-of-Spain Deputy Mayor Hilan Morean and ESC chairman Khafra Kambon.

Aside from drummers from across the nation and Africa participating, and performances by chanters and other artistes, acclaimed rapso artist/cultural activist Sister Ava (Ruth Ava Sam Shallow) was presented with the ESC’s Keeper of the Tradition Award by Minister Hind

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