No Greater Time concert to unite people of T&T

Together WI joins United Way Trinidad and Tobago to present to the people of T&T, No Greater Time—The Concert on November 26.

This will be an evening of musical performances by some of the artistes featured on the #NoGreaterTime song, including, Kes, Chris ‘Tambu’ Herbert’, Freetown Collective, Isasha and Collis Duranty, and punctuated by spoken word acts by the talented members of 2Cents Movement, Derron Sandy and Deneka Thomas. The concert will mark the first ever live performance of #NoGreaterTime the song that was released earlier this year on Independence Day and will feature several of the artistes who were featured on the song. Hosted at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the cost of $200, the concert will be the place for Trinbagonians to come together in a spirit of love and positivity. Doors will open at 5 pm to a series of interactive mini-features, with the concert starting at 6 pm. The proceeds from this event will go towards a Sustainable Development Goals Catalyst Fund overseen by United Way T&T.

​About the song

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No Greater Time is a collaborative music project created by a group of Trinidad and Tobago’s musicians. The song features over 35 artistes ranging from calypso legends David Rudder and Tambu, to the inimitable Ella Andall, to contemporary soca stars Kees and Destra, and the youngest soca and calypso monarchs, Voice and Aaron Duncan. Inspired by the 1986 calypso classic, “Now Is The Time”, the Trinbagonian response to “We Are the World”, ​#NoGreaterTime will use music to both deliver a necessary message and to unite people across the country. The aim of this project, according to the organisers, is “to rally citizens to collectively create a more peaceful, prosperous and unified Trinbagonian society”.

About Together WI

The Together WI Foundation is a creative solutions agency, comprising creative professionals, research and strategy experts and international relations practitioners. Together WI develops social awareness campaigns that address issues affecting Trinidad and Tobago, the Caribbean and Caribbean diaspora communities. Such campaigns include, the Leave Me Alone/Leave She Alone campaign that focuses on raising awareness about sexual harassment and gender-based violence; Voices TT that addresses criminal justice, and in collaboration with Bocas Lit Festival hosted the first ever live feed from the Port-of-Spain Prison that featured creative works of both incarcerated men and women; and the #NoGreaterTime campaign dedicated to raising social consciousness and rallying Trinidad and Tobago towards more civic engagement.

About United Way

United Way T&T is a local non-profit organisation, affiliated with United Way International. With their rallying call “LIVE UNITED”, the organisation is dedicated to the advancement and uplifting of society and to changing the conversation towards hope. What drives the organisation is its commitment to mobilising resources to serve Non-Governmental Organisations and Community Based Organisations that deliver social services. Working with NGOs, the Government, businesses, labour, community leaders and socially conscious individuals and organisations locally and internationally, United Way T&T strives to help build sound communities and improve the quality of life in Trinidad and Tobago.

For more information contact:

Together WI:

Email [email protected]

Website www.togetherwi.com

Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TogetherWI/)

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Twitter (https://twitter.com/togetherwi_)

United Way T&T:

Email [email protected]

Website http://www.uwtt.com

Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/UnitedWayTT/)

Source: Guardian http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/2017-11-19/no-greater-time-concert-to-unite-people-of-t%26amp%3Bt

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