Trinidad and Tobago
visits the Universal Peace Federation
(UPF-Vienna, November 5th,
All the room was
nicely decorated with balloons in the national colors of Trinidad and Tobago:
red, black and white. Mrs. Zena Eggough, Vice President of the “Universal Peace
Federation” in Austria and
an Ambassador for Peace, was welcomed as a special guest and introduced the
country of her origin to an audience of 70 people, guests and members of the
Universal Peace Federation in Vienna.
Everybody rose when the National Anthem was played, followed by the reading out
of the beautiful lyrics of the anthem.
Then Mrs. Eggough
showed several short movies which gave a vivid impression about the people,
their history, the industry and the cultural life of Trinidad and Tobago as for example shown
by the Police
energetic Caribbean lady presented Caribbean
dances and inspired the audience to join in. For almost half an hour first
people were invited to dance on stage until finally all the hall was a dance
floor. At the buffet prepared nicely by Zena we could taste Caribbean
chicken, rice, salads and fruits. Guests kept coming, even after the official
program had been finished, just to dance and enjoy the evening.
The evening program
gave us a taste of the warm and charming culture of Trinidad and Tobago!
(Mag. Elisabeth Cook & Peter Haider)