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National Carnival Commission (NCC)
Address: 11 St. Clair Avenue, St. Clair. Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Tel: (868) 622-1670; 622-1718; 622-2149; 628-5753
Fax: (868) 622-2038
Date of creation: 05 de Agosto de 1991
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The National Carnival Commission, (formerly the Carnival Development Committee), was established by Act 9 of 1991, as enacted by the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago, and ascended to on August 5, 1991.

The NCC is managed by a Board of Commissioners whose main responsibility is to regulate, co-ordinate and conduct all Carnival activities throughout the country held under the aegis of the Government, with direct oversight by the Ministry of the Arts and Multiculturalism.


1. To make Carnival a viable, national, cultural and commercial enterprise;
2. To provide the necessary managerial and organisational infrastructure for the efficient and effective presentation and marketing of the cultural products of Carnival;
3. To establish arrangements for ongoing research, the preservation and permanent display of the annual accumulation of Carnival products created each year by craftsmen, musicians, composers, artists and designers of Carnival.

Source: http://artsandculture.gov.tt/index.php/ncc

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