Indian Arrival Day commemorative magazine 2008

Heritage Tourism: Indian heritage and sacred sites in Trinidad

Indo-Caribbean Cultural Council (ICC) is proud to announce the publication of its latest magazine commemorating Indian Heritage Month (May 2008) in Trinidad and Tobago (Caribbean). The theme of the magazine which marks the arrival of East Indians/South Asians from India to Trinidad during indentureship (1845-1917) is “Heritage Tourism: Indian heritage and sacred sites in Trinidad.”

This glossy magazine in full colour highlights significant places, built structures and land formations that Indians consider to be particularly historical or sacred to them in multi-ethnic Trinidad. These sites include three temples, three secular buildings, a mosque, a church, a cave, a rock, a volcano, a river, a beach, a massacre site, a cremation ground, and Nelson Island. Though these designated sites and architectural monuments bear special meaning to Indians, they exhibit outstanding values that are universal to all mankind. These sites have become popular destinations to local visitors and can be marketed to attract tourists.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • About Indian Arrival Day in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Editorial: Indian heritage and sacred sites in Trinidad
  • Greetings from Prime Minister Patrick Manning
  • The Light House in Port of Spain
  • Nelson Island
  • The mountain cave in Maracas
  • The active volcano in Cedros
  • The Shiva Mandir in Penal
  • The Marianne River in Blanchisseuse
  • Manzanilla beach on the east coast
  • The Roman Church in Siparia
  • The Jinnah Memorial Mosque in St. Joseph
  • The Temple in the Sea in Waterloo
  • The Hosay Massacre sites in San Fernando
  • The Lion House in Chaguanas
  • The Aripo River in the Northern Range
  • The Dattatreya Yoga Centre in Carapichaima
  • The Triveni Mandir in Williamsville
  • The Indian Caribbean Museum
May-June 2008
11 x 8 ½ inches. Glossy pages and cover.
ISSN 1683-4143
80 pages with advertisements and articles.

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