Event Calendar For 25 Years of Independence Celebration

St. Kitts & Nevis Celebrate

25th Anniversary of Independence

 September 19, 2008

 

Nevis’ Programme of Events – 3/16/2008 to 9/20/2008

RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES

Ecumenical Church Service – March 16 (to signal the start of activities/celebration)

Mega Religious Concert – September 11

(Venue: The Charlestown Methodist Church)

Thanksgiving Service – September 14

(Venue: The Charlestown Methodist Church)


SPORTS

Track & Field

Soccerama

Domino Competition

20/20 Cricket Match

Netball Competition

Basketball Competition

Tennis Competition

10k Road Race

10k Triathlon

(Dates will be announced later for sporting activities)


COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Village Clean-up and Beautification Competition

Community Day in each Parish

Renaming of Streets and Important landmarks in each Parish

Self-help Project in each Parish

Honoring of 25 persons

Re-painting of homes

(More information will be made available shortly, for this activity)


AGRICULTURAL & INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION

Food Display – Local Food Festival

Arts & Crafts Display

(Dates will be announced later)


SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Combined School Concert – September 18th

Elocution Contest – September 15th

Essay Competition – Deadline for Submission – June 19th

Poetry – Deadline for Submission – June 19th

Patriotic Program – September – 17th

School Treat September – 17th (half day) 

Child’s Month (Parade, Dancamasing and Sports Meet)

(Date will be announced later)


Public Forums

*Lectures

 Professor Neville Duncan from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus,  Jamaica is scheduled for the first lecture that is to be held on May 9, 2008 at the Red Cross Building Charlestown, at 7:30pm.

(other speakers and date of their lectures will be announced at a later date)

*Debates (more information to be announced later) 

*Panel Discussions (more information to be announced later)


*Premier’s Gala

 (To be held September 17, 2008, at the *Four Seasons Hotel) 

(Keynote speaker for the Premier’s Gala will be announced at a later date)

*Cocktails

(Date and venue for Cocktails will be announced later)


PROFILES OF CELEBRANTS 1983 – 2008

Profiles of Children Born in Nevis, in September of 1983  

Profiles of couples celebrating their 25th Wedding Anniversary

Profiles of Businesses established in 1983 

(All Profiles will be included in the 25th Anniversary of Independence Magazine)


DRAMATIC PRESENTATIONS

*The Journey – Slavery, Colonialism, Statehood, Independence

 (dates will be announced later)


Independence Shows

Queen Show

(date will be announced later)

Calypso Show

 (date will be announced later)

Mega Concert

 (date will be announced later)


MEMORABILIA OF ALL KINDS

Later announcements will be made about items for sale


Official Flag Raising Ceremony will be done at all Ports and places of interest on Nevis by the Deputy Governor, past and present Nevisian Leaders and by Nevisian Sport Stars. (further announcements for these activities will be made later)

Come Celebrate with us!

Regards, Carleen
PembertonCyp@aol.com

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