Press Release

Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
Festival and Fairs Committee
Release Date:
Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 4:57pm

In anticipation of the 65th Annual Emancipation Celebrations, the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Parade (VIFF) Sub-committee in conjunction with the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee will be hosting a Celebratory Dinner under the theme: -“Honouring all generations: Let’s commemorate the 65th Emancipation Celebration.”

The event will be held on Sunday, July 14 at the Mariner Inn (The Moorings) at 6:30 p.m.

  • The honourees are: Kenisha Sprauve
  • Jasmine Brewley
  • Myron Rubaine
  • Lashing Dogs
  • Xtreme Band
  • Heritage Dancers

Chairman of the VIFF Parade Sub-committee, Mr. Ottley Hodge said the honourees deserved to be recognised for their outstanding work over the years. 

Mr. Hodge added, “They have displayed their love for community by positively contributing to our annual festivities. I am pleased that these individuals will be honoured for their efforts, as they rightfully should be.”

Ticket outlets for this event are: J&C, Hazem’s Beauty Supply and Pancake Paradise.