• 23 MAR 2021

Meteorological Services Division, Tobago Spoken Word Competition 2021

The competition is hosted by the Meteorological Services Division, Tobago as part of World Meteorological Day 2021 celebrations.
World Meteorological Day is celebrated on March 23rd each year to commemorate the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization in 1950 and highlight the huge contribution that National Meteorological and Hydrological Services make to the safety and well-being of society.

The theme for World Meteorological Day 2021 is “The Ocean, Our Climate and Weather”. Participants are challenged to join the discourse through spoken word poetry. The chosen topic for the Spoken Word Competition is as follows:

Discuss how human activities have contributed to climate change in the Caribbean.
The aim of the competition is to raise national awareness of climate change in the Caribbean. Entries must be creative but demonstrate a sound understanding of climate change in the Caribbean context, provide critical analysis and offer possible solutions to the issue.

Submission Requirements
 Spoken word pieces must be submitted with a completed registration form. See page 4 for the registration form.
 Videos should be sent via ‘WeTransfer’ to email: info_opmcast@gov.tt. Entries should have a title and labelled in the form “FirstName_LastName_SpokenWord”. Files that are not easily identifiable by name will be deleted.

Deadline for Submission
Monday 12th April 2021 at 3:00pm.

For further inquiries, please contact:
Corporate Communications
Office of the Prime Minister
Central Administrative Services Tobago
Tel: 639-2652 Ext 205/216
Email: info_opmcast@gov.tt.