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Archived: Trinidad & Tobago Marks 52 Years Of Freedom.

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In 2015, another clear exhibition of just how free Trinbagonians truly are, will be experienced. Carnival 2015 is but 169 days away but already, the music that epitomizes the season, has begun rearing its head. Today marks the nation’s 52nd year of Independence. There have been many proud moments in the history of this twin island Republic and we suspect there are many more to come.

On Instagram, Shal Marshall reminded Trinbagonians to 'Defend It".

On Instagram, Shal Marshall reminded Trinbagonians to ‘Defend It”.

This morning as the sun rose, soca artistes, Shal Marshal and Bunji Garlin were among the first in T&T’s entertainment industry to show respect for the day. Both artistes took to Instagram to send Independence Day greetings to the people of their homeland. Marshall chose to remind his fans of his powerful 2011 sentiment, “Defend It”, posting a photo from the video that saw him dressed in red, in support of his place of birth. Bunji meanwhile, simply posted the number 52- reminding his fans of the number of years that Trinidad and Tobago has in fact been an independent nation.

Internationally acclaimed Hip Hop artiste, Nicki Minaj brought some focus to T&T in 2012 when she filmed her video for 'Pound De Alarm' in her homeland.

Internationally acclaimed Hip Hop artiste, Nicki Minaj brought some focus to T&T in 2012 when she filmed her video for ‘Pound De Alarm’ in her homeland.

Over the years, the artistes and other cultural stakeholders of T&T have paid respect in numerous ways- some in song, some in costume design and some in the simple fight to have more local content embraced in the country.

ETCETERABUZZ.COM takes this opportunity to wish each and every Trinbagonian, Happy Independence.

 

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