Megan Merrick has been crowned Miss Central Carnival Queen.
She won the title on Saturday night when the pageant came off at the Couva Public Car Park.
Merrick took home a $6,000 cash prize, trophies, and a hamper.
Megan, who is a student of the Holy Faith Convent, competed against six other finalists.
She also took the titles of Miss Elegance, Miss Intelligence, and the Best Gown.
Placing second was Daniella Williams who also copped the award for Best Costume. In the third spot was Aiesha Blaze.
Roger Sambury copped the 2019 National Stick-fighting title at the Arima Velodrome on Wednesday night.
St Mary’s resident Sambury defeated Anderson Marcano, from Princes Town, to the delight of a packed audience who gathered at the Velodrome to witness one of the Carnival staples.
In the final, Marcano and Sambury initially entered the gayelle and danced in circles feeling out each other, almost like a boxing match but with one-inch thick poui branches that were as much as four feet long as their weapon of choice.
Party lovers headed to O2 Park in Chaguaramas on Sunday for the annual Jam Nation Feter.
Guardian Media was there to capture these images.
Machel Montano was one of many artistes who performed at this year's Chutneyland fete at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba last Saturday.
Guardian Media's Tony Howell captured these images.
Fyzabad-born Ronaldo London has been crowned the winner of this year’s Young Kings Calypso Competition at the Queen’s Park Savannah on Tuesday night after his début performance.
Despite lacking the flair and pizazz of elaborate stage props and costumes as many of his fellow contenders, London was able to win over the crowd and judges with the rendering of his song, Man’s Imagination.
His calypso was a commentary of how the imagination of mankind led to dark ambitions of greed and hate; something far from what God created him to be.
Sergeant David Swanson is pleading with patrons to desist from picking up items that do not belong to them when Mr Killa’s song—Run With It— is being played in Carnival fetes as it could lead to a fight.
Swanson made the comment during an interview on the CNC3 Morning Brew programme.
Within recent times several videos have surfaced on social media showing fete lovers lifting and carrying items that were not theirs when the tagline of the song “pick up something...anything” is being played.
A meeting among Chaguanas Carnival bandleaders and police to iron out crucial issues prior to the festival had to be called off as no officers turned up on Wednesday.
The bandleaders were left disappointed at the Chaguanas Borough Corporation’s Administrative Complex at Cumberbatch Street after they waiting for an hour.
Among the issues the bandleaders wanted to discuss was the process to obtain special permits to use their vehicles on restricted routes.
Fete promoters can pay up to $150,000 for mandatory protective services for police and fire officers to be present at each of their events.
This cost, the TT Promoters Association (TTPA) said, continues to rise and they are seeking a meeting with the relevant stakeholders to propose solutions to this issue.