Photo: Artikal Directors-Khari Denoon and Makesi Calder present Andy West with his prize from the 2016 Point Fortin Pork Parang Lime.

The Point Fortin - Pork, Parang,
Lime is a family oriented event which has as its main attraction a cook-off competition among registered groups from in and around Point Fortin. Music, entertainment, mouth-watering local dishes, drinks as well as a myriad of games and attractions for children will be widely available. Upon registration, each team will be asked to submit an individual or organization eligible for the charity donation. Then when the winner is declared, Artikal Entertainment and the Borough Corporation will present part proceeds of the event to the individual or organization.

“Our Tailgate Cook-off event is fast becoming a leading charity event on the Artikal Entertainment calendar. When we first launched the cook-off in 2015, we donated monies to the Autistic Society of Trinidad and Tobago. In 2016, a monetary contribution was given to Mr. Andy Edwards, a resident of Point Fortin who was left paralyzed after a vehicular accident” said Khari Denoon, Chief Executive Officer, Artikal Entertainment.

Denoon continued “This year we are pleased to have the support of His Worship The Mayor Abdon Mason and the hardworking team of the Point Fortin Borough Corporation. Having the Mayor onboard has certainly raised the profile of our event, particularly since His Worship The Mayor has always demonstrated a commitment to youth enhancement and community development. “

Photo: Celebrity Judges at the Point Fortin Pork Parang Lime

Through the partnership with the Artikal Entertainment, the Point Fortin Borough Corporation has positioned itself as an entity that promotes community based activities, local culture, community tourism and most importantly a healthy environment for peaceful relations among residents.

The Point Fortin Pork Parang Lime has the potential to transform the cultural landscape of Point Fortin. The Point Fortin Borough is already known for hosting the second Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago and now it will be known for hosting one of the biggest Parang events on our islands. With this partnership the Point Fortin: Pork Parang Lime will foster a spirit of fellowship among the Point Fortin Community and promote a culture of giving back in the Point Fortin.

Entertainment will be provided by Kenny J and Point Fortin Parang Band-Sancouche. There will also be live performances by the Point Fortin Anglican Primary School, the Point Fortin Primary School Parang Champions.