TUCO pleased with gov’t initiative for cultural workers

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TUCO pleased with gov’t initiative for cultural workers

The Trinbago Unified Calypsonian Organisation (TUCO) is pleased and truly appreciative of the support measures put in place by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago for entertainers and cultural workers seeking jobs in the overseas market.

So said TUCO President, Lutalo Masimba, better known as Brother Resistance.

Speaking to izzso, Resistance first extended his sincerest thanks to the Minister of Tourism Culture and the Arts, Randall Mitchell for his work in this initiative.”

He said “We know that the Minister is quite aware that the majority of entertainers calypsonians and soca artistes and cultural workers depend on the local market to secure job opportunities. Therefore discussions continue in an effort to bring relief and support to their livelihood.”

“With regards to there being a carnival season or not, we wish to underline that the most critical factor for promotion of all events is the health and safety of our citizens. That being said we already have a template for virtual promotions of our main calypso product. These events are national events produced and promoted by TUCO on behalf of the National Carnival Commission (NCC).

Prizes, promotional and production expenses are all provided by the NCC.