North-West Communities

Arouca

Arouca lies east of Tacarigua and west of D'Abadie, and can be accessed by the Eastern Main Road. Five Rivers is one of the communities of Arouca.

Entertainment

Calypso: Calypsonian Mighty Terror was born in Arouca.

Steelbands: The following is a listing of the steelbands that functioned in Arouca, broken down by type: traditional (pans supported around the neck); and conventional (pans supported mechanically).

STEELBAND TYPE LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
Asaphonics Celestial Sound Conventional Eastern Main Road  
Glory Tones Conventional Eastern Main Road This band focuses on religious music.
Five Rivers Modern Symphony Conventional Range Road, Five Rivers  
Pan Trinity Conventional Albert Street  
Stardust Conventional Bon Air Gardens  

Academic Institutions

SCHOOL LEVEL ADDRESS RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION HISTORY
Arouca Anglican School Primary Eastern Main Road Anglican  
Arouca Government School Primary Golden Grove Road Non-Denominational  
Arouca Boys' (St. Pius) RC School Primary Convent Street Roman Catholic 382 pupils in 2002
Arouca Girls' (St. Finbar's) RC School Primary Eastern Main Road Roman Catholic 545 pupils in 2002
Five Rivers Tackveeyatul Islamic Association (TIA) School     Muslim Founded in 1953.
Trinity East College Secondary      

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