Photo: 1 Minister with responsibility for Culture, Hon. Marcela Liburd.
Photo: 2 Chairman of the National Carnival Committee, Mr. Sylvester Anthony
Photo: 3 Contestants for the 2014 National Carnival Queen Pageant
The 2014-15 National Carnival (Sugar Mas 43) was officially opened here last Friday evening (November 21st) at the Bay Road in downtown Basseterre following a mini parade which featured among other things, local bands, DJ’s, the various winners of last year’s festival and folkore. Also featured in the colourful line-up were the Miss Black San 2014, Desiree Herbert and the Miss Caribbean Culture Queen, Yarani Morton.
Despite inclement weather during the day, hundreds filled the western side of the Old Treasury Building to witness and participate in the official opening ceremony.
Minister of Culture, Hon. Marcella Liburd while declaring Sugar Mas 43 officially opened urged the general public to act responsibly during the festivities.
She promised that the 43rd edition of the festival will be an “unforgettable one”.
Chairman of the National Carnival Committee, Sylvester Anthony, while welcoming the patrons announced that for this year’s Road March competiti...