North-West Communities

Carenage

Carenage lies west of Port-of-Spain and east of Chaguaramas and includes the communities of L'Anse Mitan and Point Cumana. It has a narrow beach that lies south of the Western Main Road.

Entertainment

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

STEELBAND TYPE LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
Boystown Conventional Point Cumana Won the 1952 Steelband Music Festival with its rendition of "You Are My Heart's Delight."
Scorpion Pan Reflections Traditional Haig Street  
Spellbound Pan Reflections Traditional 25 Haig Street  

Mas(querade) Bands: Mas' bands that functioned in Carenage included:

MAS' BAND LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
Berlin and Friends L'Anse Mitan  

Sports

Cricket: Bernard Julien was born in Carenage and went on to represent the West Indies in Test Cricket.

Academic Institutions

SCHOOL LEVEL ADDRESS RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION HISTORY
Carenage Government School Primary   Non-Denominational  
Point Cumana Government School   Fitzallen Street    
Point Cumana RC School Primary Bellerand Street Roman Catholic 300 pupils in 2002

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