Nevis To Celebrate Tourism Week 2010

Ms. Tamica Lawrence – Nevis Island Tourism Charlestown, Nevis January 21, 2010 The Ministry of Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will celebrate Tourism Week 2010, from Friday February 5th to February 13th, under the theme “Tourism Expanding Through …

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Washington DC To Host Week 25th Independence Anniversary Celebration

Dr. Izben Williams

St. Kitts – Nevis Ambassador – Dr. Izben Williams
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
August 13, 2007 (CUOPM)

Art works by nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis will be on display in The Gallery at the Organisation of American States (OAS), a reception hosted by Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas and a dialogue on “Positioning St. Kitts and Nevis for Competitiveness over the past 25 years ““ The role of the Disapora” are among activities organised to celebrate the Silver Jubilee Independence Celebrations in Washington, D.C. next month.

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Izben C. Williams said the activities will be held over the period September 2nd to 7th 2008.

He told the Communications Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister (CUOPM) that nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis from across the United States will travel from their respective domiciles and converge on the U.S. capital, Washington DC, that weekend to celebrate the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of Independence.

“The celebratory activities are being organised by the Embassy in Washington in collaboration with the Associations of St. Kitts and Nevis Nationals throughout the United States.  Associations of St. Kitts and Nevis Nationals are known to exist in Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Texas, Washington DC-Virginia-Maryland, New York, New Jersey and Boston, and our nationals are to be found in many other States in smaller numbers,” said Ambassador Williams.

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Minister Daniel Lauds Success Of Nevis Culturama 2008

Minister Daniel Speaks About Nevis Culturama 2008

Minister Daniel Speaks About Nevis Culturama 2008

Charlestown, Nevis
August 08, 2008

Deputy Premier and Minister of Culture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Hon. Hensley Daniel, lauded the efforts of all who contributed to the success of Culturama 2K8 but expressed the need for greater participation.

The Minister’s comment came when he delivered remarks at a post mortem and press conference on the island’s annual summer cultural festival Culturama 2008 which concluded on August 05, 2008. The post mortem was held on Friday August 08, 2008, at the Red Cross Building in Charlestown.

“We have had a successful Culturama but I really have to say that the responsibility for ensuring that we have a quality festival, maintaining the key components that we have, rests squarely with the people of Nevis.

“We have become too much a nation of spectators and Culturama invites us to increase our participation in our cultural activities. I think we have at our disposal in Nevis raw cultural talent and Culturama provided that opportunity,” he said.

Mr. Daniel noted that since the NIA assumed office in July 2006, it had created avenues to enhance greater participation in Culturama. The implementation of community festivals, he explained, provided a list for Culturama so that people who participated in parish festivals could build their confidence to take part in the bigger festival.

“We have also created the Nevis Cultural Development Foundation with four distinct units one of which is a Festivals Unit, another is Artistic Development and the third one is Research and Documentation.

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Nevis Culture Officials Speak On St. Johns Fest

Charlestown, Nevis
March 05, 2008
The St. Johns Festival dubbed the St. Johns Fest is fast approaching and Special Advisor to Culture Mr. Halstead Byron made an early appeal to residents of the St Johns community to take advantage and become involved in the Festival that is slated for the Easter weekend. 
He said in order to accommodate everyone in the community, the festive activities would not be held in one permanent place but would spread throughout the St Johns community.
The festive activities would commence on March 21st, at the Flats in Cole Hill, with the traditional kite flying contest and Food Fair on Good Friday.
An organised cure for Cancer Walk is scheduled among activities for Saturday March 22nd. During the evening hours a Queen and Calypso show competition is planned for Bath Village.

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