St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister Dr Terrance Drew expressed pleasure in the successful staging of the much-anticipated St Kitts Music Festival. He lauded the performance of the festival and said that the local artists were class acts.
PM Terrance Drew said that the performances at this year’s St Kitts Music Festival were of epic proportions. He thoroughly enjoyed everyone. “It was an amazing three nights. Our local artists were class acts. Kudos to all of you on a job well done, “said the prime minister.
Deputy Prime Minister Geoffrey Hanely also lauded the entertaining staging of the St Kitts Music Festival. He said, “What an epic 25th edition of the St Kitts Music Festival that was well-received by the world.”
They were entertained by local, regional, and international artists and the best performances were appreciated by patrons. These elite entertainers raised the quality of our tourist offerings. Deputy Prime Minister said that he is immensely proud of the success of the tourism Minister, Marsha T. Henderson and her stellar staff, the Music Festival team of workers, volunteers and all who made the 25th Anniversary celebration of the St Kitts Music Festival a huge success.
Samal Duggins- Minister of Agriculture of St Kitts and Nevis, said, “Kudos to Minister Henderson, the Tourism Authority, the St Kitts Music Festival organizing committee and your Labour-led administration for taking the music festival experience to another level.”
He said that the transformation of the football stadium into “Kittitian Village” reflects exactly where they should be going to enhance the patron experience and provide more opportunities for vendors and local artisans.
Also, the inclusion of a smoker’s zone or ‘High Rise’ reflects the progressive stance that our government has taken to allow all to practice their constitutional right to freedom of conscience while respecting the rights of others.
“Finally, there was nothing more special than witnessing our homegrown acts. A record number of homegrown artists, including global phenom Byron Messia, graced the stage and delivered top-class performances. I am extremely proud of them, and ,more so I am extremely proud to be Kittivisian, “said the minister.
Mark Brantley- Premier of Nevis, also expressed pleasure in witnessing the exceptional experience of the musical heritage at the St Kitts Music Festival.