Saturday 28 March, 2020

Watch: The Lost Tribe channels energy at the Socadrome

The Lost Tribe brought vibrance and life to the Socadrome on Carnival Tuesday, channelling its theme 'Anansi'.

 

Entertainer Nikki Crosby, who played with the band, spoke about the unique energy and complexity of craft behind the costumes.

"I feel like Lost Tribe is my family, it's everything," she said. 

For 2020, the band brought unique designs from all parts of the African continent, referencing parts of various African tribes and cultures through the mythical character Anansi which is well-known in Trinidad and Tobago.

The theme of Anansi represents "the sacred tradition of storytelling, gifted to us by our West African predecessors via the oral tradition".

The band placed third in the Downtown Large Bands category and won the Large Band of the year award with its presentation 'TAJ'. 

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