The celebration to honour cultural icon’s life will be shown live on www.culturamanevis.com,Culturama facebook page, Nevis Television channel 99, NTv facebook page and NevisPages.com starting tomorrow at 10am.
The general public is invited to join in the celebration of the life of cultural icon Mr. David Freeman. The cultural presentation will be held at the Hardtimes Playing Field in Gingerland on June 09, 2018.
The Ministry of Culture, through the Secretariat and the Nevis Cultural Development Foundation (NCDF), are putting together the celebration which begins at 10 a.m. It will lead to the official send off for Mr. Freeman which is scheduled to commence at 11:30 a.m.
Tributes will include performances from a combined string band, combined masquerades, and a group of fifers from St. Kitts. There will also be poetry, song and steel pan music.
Mr. Freeman was known as the leading fifer player in St. Kitts and Nevis. He represented the Federation as part of contingents at seven Caribbean Festival of Arts (Carifesta) in islands including Cuba, Barbados, Guyana, Trinidad and Suriname.
He also represented Nevis in Canada, St. Maarten, St. Eustatius, the United States Virgin Islands and Montserrat.