January 2017

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The UWI Development and Endowment Fund’s (UWIDEF) all-inclusive UWI Fete is all-new in 2017 with new event managers, Caesar’s Army, at the helm. They unveiled the theme, Wanderlust – Taste the World for this year’s Fete, carded for January 29, 2017 from noon to 8pm at The UWI St Augustine, Grounds of the Office of the Campus Principal.

“UWI Fete has always been known for its quality ever since its inception as the country’s first all-inclusive fete – we aim to raise expectations. Having Caesar’s Army as our event management team for 2017, will undoubtedly raise the bar once again,” said the Chairman of UWIDEF, Ewart Williams, as he welcomed the new management.

More than just a party, UWI Fete’s proceeds go towards fundraising for scholarships and bursaries for deserving students. Jules Sobion, CEO of Caesar’s Army expressed his desire to create “an enhanced experience – not just a party or fete. There will be something for everyone; a mix of the old and the new.” He elaborated that this year’s theme is set to be a “Foodie’s Paradise.” Patrons will have the opportunity to have a taste of the foods from six countries – Africa, China and India – three previous themes of UWI Fete and France, Italy and Mexico.

The coveted slots for UWI Fete’s performance line-up thus far include Machel Montano, Roy Cape All Stars and Dil-e-Nadan. More acts will be revealed in the new year.

The Fete continues to be possible thanks to steadfast dedication of the UWIDEF Committee. Their work continues to provide the young people of Trinidad and Tobago and the region with opportunities for higher education despite the challenging economic environment nationally, regionally and internationally.

Early-bird UWI Fete 2017 tickets are available for TT$1,100 at some Republic Bank outlets, from The UWI, and, online at ticketfederation.com. Regular tickets will be at a cost of TT$1,250. Limited tickets for UWI Alumni Association Members will be available for TT$1,000.