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Paranging in Lopinot
December 10, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
HikerSpirit does not only bring you Eco tours but we want to give you a cultural experience, so Come Parang with us. Join us as we head to Lopinot Village to experience a musical tradition mainly heard during Christmas time in Trinidad.💃🇹🇹
“During the Christmas season, the land of soca and calypso transforms into a country united by parang music. Derived from the Spanish word “parranda” meaning “a spree or fête”, parang bands in Trinidad embody this translation with lively and colourful performances that exude the festivity of the season.
In recent times, there has been an emergence of soca parang which is an energetic mix of traditional parang and the tempo of Trini soca that even the harshest music critic will enjoy.💃
Source- Destination Trinidad and Tobago
On this tour:
🥳 Come witness performances by top Parang bands🎤
🥳 Dance the night away with sweet singing in your ears!🕺💃
🥳 Lopinot Eats, drinks and crafts on sale at the event!🎭
🥳 Games & more
Cost :$60.00 per person
Includes transportation from UWI to Lopinot Village and back.
(All students from Halls would be dropped back after)
Assembly at JFK Shuttle Stop UWI, Main Campus: 3pm
Estimated Return Time: 10pm
Registration is OPEN:
Payment can be made to our Scotiabank account. Whatsapp Raiza at 268-6608 for banking information.
or in person
on FINAL Registration day Friday 8th December, 2023 from 430pm-530pm at UWI Main Campus (Outside rituals)
**Space Reserved by payment only*
NO REFUNDS AFTER FINAL REGISTRATION DAY * *
For more info and registration Whatsapp Raiza (268- 6608) or Garvin (333-5913)