“Music Festival Comes to an End” at Queen’s Hall
Writer: John Babb
Date Published: March 19th, 2018
THE 32nd biennial Music Festival, showboat of local talent, came to an end at Queen’s Hall on Saturday evening with vocal, steelpan and wind instrumental performances for which a host of trophies were handed out to the young and old.
As the festival came to an end, came stirring pleas by festival officials and Dr Euric Bobb of Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Ltd __ one of the festival’s corporate partners __ for assistance for the festival which has now been running for the past 70 years.
In between the presentation of trophies, the stars came forward intermittently to thrill the audience with their talent. The sad part was that the Tobago entrants failed to show to collect their trophies.
They attended the three-week festival, competed, won a lot of trophies, but at presentation time, many were absent due to travel problems on both the sea and airbridge.