Planning a 2021 Euro trip? You’ll need an ETIAS visa for that

Beginning in 2021, Trinidad and Tobago nationals will be required to apply for an ETIAS visa to enter participating European countries for short term travel.  This basically means that if you intend to visit certain European countries on a short term basis (90 days and under) for general tourism, business, transit or medical purposes, you'll be required to complete an electronic ETIAS application four days prior to your departure. This includes ...

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Still need Monday Wear? These designers have got you covered

Are you a last-minute babe? We get it: between Christmas, New Year's, lining up your fete schedule during this short Carnival season, there's so much to do and so little time. Throw in the fact that we're somehow still in the six months of January (when will it end??), it's understandable if you haven't yet acquired all of your Carnival essentials, like Monday Wear. While there are some Monday Wear ...

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Kalpee is heading to SXSW

Kalpee is set to rep T&T as the only Trinbagonian artist to perform at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2020. The singer-songwriter confirmed the news via Instagram. At the moment, no other details have been confirmed. He joins the ranks of other local artists who have been invited to perform including musician Mungal Patasar, the Codrington Pan Family and Nailah Blackman. The annual music festival will be hosted on March 13-22 in Austin, ...

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ONE Fete Trinidad

ONE Fete is back this Saturday at The Queen’s Park Oval

After a six-year hiatus, ONE Fete--the fete which first defined what is now known as “the premium all-inclusive experience”--returns to redefine that very experience. The event promises to not only meet attendees’ expectations but to surpass them. ONE Fete is well-known to provide the best of the best in event attractions – gourmet food, flowing ultra-premium drinks, entertainment headliners and an incredible vibe which, to this day, many would argue, remains ...

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Machel/Iwer beef over? Listen to their 2020 collab, Conch Shell

Machel Montano and Iwer George seem to have left their grudge in 2019 as they've teamed up to drop a new track together, Conch Shell. The song, which also features Skinny Fabulous was released on Wednesday night. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pxm6UgKkOuI The 2019 Carnival season saw an intense rivalry between the Monk and Water Lord after Iwer claiming through song that Machel's successes--ranging from his music in constant rotation on radio stations to ...

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Beach House heads to San Fernando

Beach House Entertainment is heading to the southland. Beach House on the Hill is the latest event on the brand's fete agenda and will be taking the quintessential Beach House vibe to San Fernando Hill. Promising to offer an exclusive all-inclusive experience, Beach House on the Hill will be held on Saturday, February 8 and will star Kes the Band. Details are limited at the moment but Beach House superfans are ...

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Give me one more wine: Machel Monday to see its final show in 2020

Machel Montano started the Carnival season early with a surprise announcement, revealing that he will no longer host Machel Monday after 2020. The 'Fast Wine' singer confirmed the news during his performance at Illusions' breakfast cooler fete Black2Blue. Pausing halfway through his high octane set, he said to his audience: “Allyuh eh find Machel in this business long enough? I am 45 and allyuh is meh real friends — we grow ...

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Actor Winston Duke nominated for NAACP Award

Actor Winston Duke is a contender for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture at the upcoming 51st NAACP Image Awards.  He announced his nomination for his work in the movie Us via Instagram on Thursday. He’ll be going up against former Black Panther costars Chadwick Boseman (21 Bridges), Daniel Kaluuya (Queen & Slim) and Michael B. Jordan (Just Mercy) and Eddie Murphy (Dolemite Is My Name).  The critically acclaimed film, directed by ...

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Ubersoca Cruise

Ubersoca Cruise is now the largest music festival at sea

After just four years, Ubersoca Cruise is now the largest music festival at sea. Once described by Kees as “the crazy idea that might just work…and it did”, USC is now in its fifth year after completing two back-to-back sold-out cruises back in November.  This year Ubersoca Cruise welcomed over 7,500 soca lovers from around the world including Australia, Kuwait, Poland, France, Sweden, Japan, the UK, US, and the Caribbean. Passengers were treated to an experience beyond the music ...

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