Fetes and Gospel concerts form part of Calendar of events for Culturama 43


By Monique Washington


An event packed calendar of events for Culturama 43 has been released on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. This was during a press conference held at the Government office at the Social Security Building, Pinney’s Industrial Site.

The packed calendar of events will run from June 17, 2017, with the introduction of contestants and participants of Culturama 43 on that day. The events will close on August 19, 2017 with the prize giving ceremony.

Speaking at the press conference, Minister of Culture Hon. Mark Brantley said that he was very impressed with the lineup that has been put together. He pointed out the new additions in the calendar of events which included fetes and a gospel concert.

“We are seeing a very packed calendar of activities starting from now and moving forward. I just want to say how very proud I am as Minister of Culture to work with a team who over the years who have really gone above and beyond.”

The Calendar of event for Culturama 43 is as follows:

June 17, 2017: Launch of Culturama 43, and Introduction of participants at Charlestown Waterfront,

June 18, 2017: Culturama Flash Party Island wide

June 23, 2017: Bacchanal Corner, D.R Walwyn Plaza

June 30, 2017: Bacchanal Corner, D.R  Walwyn Plaza

July 1, 2017:    Senior Kaiso elimination

July 7, 2017:    Bacchanal Corner  D.R Walwyn Plaza

July 8, 2017:    Culturama Gospel Concerts

July 14, 2017: Opening of Cultural Village and Culturama Bingo Cultural Village $5000 Jackpot

July 15, 2017: Senior Kaiso Semi Finals, Cultural village,

July 21, 2017: Bacchanal Corner D.R Walwyn Plaza

  • Soca Monarch semi finals

July 27, 2017: Grand opening of Culturama followed by the Jr Kasio competition

July 28, 2017: Change for Health St Pauls Anglican hall, 9am , Bacchanal corner D.R Walwyn Plaza

July 29, 2017: Empire Sports Club Aquatic Extravaganza Charlestown Port,

July 30, 2017:  Mr. and Miss Talented Youth pageant Cultural Complex,

Poets in the Square, daily War Memorial Square,

July 31, 2017: Nevis Culture and Development Foundation Steel Pan and Masquerade competition at the Grell-Hull Stephens Complex

August 1, 2017:  Ms Culture Swimwear and Mr. Kool competition Complex 8 pm,

August 2, 2017:  Rhythmz Dance Theatre Production at NEPAC

August 3, 2017: Groovy and Power Soca monarch

August 4, 2017: Department of Agriculture Fruit Festival

  • Illusion all Inclusive Fete,

August 5, 2017: Culturama Food Arts and Craft fair at  Pinney’s Park,

  • Flow Ms Caribbean Culture Swimwear Contest at Lime Beach Bar,
  • Culturama 43 Senior Kasio contest cultural complex

August 6, 2017: International Drag Race Meet St James Raceway

  • Culturama Ms Culture Queen Pageant Cultural Complex

August 7, 2017:  Emancipation J’ouvert jump up long jam,

  • Herbert’s beach affair, Flow Ms Caribbean Culture Queen pageant,
  • King of the turn tables Culturama DJ competition.

August 8, 2017: Culturama 43 street parade stage display and Last Lap

August 12, 2017: Summer Escape 2 at Coconut Grove

August 19, 2017: Culturama prize giving and closing ceremony

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