An Afro-Caribbean Cultural event is being hosted today by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to commemorate Africa-Caricom Day
The event is taking place at the old Treasury Building site in Kingstown, and features art and craft displays and a cultural showcase.
The activity is aimed at raising awareness and celebrating the relationship between Africa and Caricom, and spreading unity across continents and oceans.
Africa-Caricom Day is a significant milestone, in recognition of the cultural and historical ties between Africa and the Caribbean.
And, today’s event provides a platform to celebrate the shared heritage, reflect on the challenges which have been overcome, and explore the opportunities for mutual growth and co-operation.
Today is also being celebrated as Africa-Caribbean dress day.
Photo credit: CARICOM