Today’s Holiday: Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day

Today’s Holiday:
Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day

After being subjected to British rule since 1802, Trinidad and Tobago became an independent commonwealth state on this day in 1962. This national holiday is celebrated amid a Carnival atmosphere, with an elaborate military parade accompanied by calypsos at the Queen’s Park Savannah. Religious services are varied to accommodate the Yoruba Orisha, Hindu, Muslim, Baptist, and other faiths represented in the citizenry. Later in the day, awards are presented at the National Awards Ceremony to those who have notably served their country. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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