St. Kitts 12th Annual Saddle Fiesta To Start

St. Kitts Saddle Fiesta Contestants 2003

St. Kitts Saddle Fiesta Contestants – 2003
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
August 11 2008 (CUOPM)

The 12th Annual Saddle Fiesta kicks off this coming Thursday with the Official Opening Ceremony at the Saddlers Primary School Grounds.

Spokesman for the Saddle Fiesta Committee, Ms. Clarissa Langley said Prime Minister and Parliamentary Representative, Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas will give brief remarks and officially declare the community festival. Village role model, Tamara Rubaine, an employee of the St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank is down to give the feature address.

Other events planned are the Kaiso Competition at 8:00 P.M.  on Friday 15th August; A Family (Community) Fun Day at the Saddlers Primary School Grounds at 1:00 P.M. and the Ram Tight Dance at the Railway Club on Saturday 16th August.

On Sunday 17th August a church worship begins at 7:00 A.M at the St. John’s Anglican Church, followed by a Beach Clean Up at Lynches Bay and the Bikini Bash at 5:00 p/m. also at Lynches.

Monday 18th August at 8:00 P.M. is dubbed Proclaiming the Gospel ““ a Tribute to the late Delsa Edmeade, who died tragically in a traffic accident in October 2005

A Community Workshop is planned at the Saddlers Primary School on Tuesday 19th August. Elderly Appreciation Day will be on Wednesday 20th at 10:00 A.M. with an island tour and luncheon at Frigate Bay.

The Ms. Saddle Fiesta is on Friday 22nd August at 8:00 P.M at Festival Village. Saturday 23rd at 5:00 P.M is J’Ouvert and the Parade of Troupes at 2:00 P.M.

The Prize Giving Ceremony is planned on Saturday 30th August at 8:00 P.M.

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