Culturama 40 in Nevis

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The island of Nevis (of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis) will host its 40th annual Culturama Festival, dubbed Culturama 40 this year, from July 24 to August 5, 2014.

Celebrated over a period including the Emancipation Day weekend, Culturama showcases Nevis’ historic and cultural life. With music, art, food, fashion and local talent on display at multiple venues across the island, Culturama is a unique opportunity to appreciate the traditional customs and modern-day culture of the island known as the “Queen of the Caribees.”

The many events feature sports, (aquatic sports, cricket, drag racing, track meets, horse races), boat rides, music concerts, arts, beauty pageants, and assorted cultural productions, including several Kaiso Contests, Musical Cornucopia, Poets in the Square, Department of Agriculture Fruit Festival, C40 Anniversary Ball, Culturama 40 King of De Jungle Band Clash, Culturama 40 Emancipation J’ouvert Jump Up, and the Culturama 40 Cultural Street Parade and Last Lap.

For full schedule, see http://www.nevispages.com/culturama/schedule/

Also see http://www.nevispages.com/culturama/about-culturama/, http://www.thestkittsnevisobserver.com/2014/03/14/culturama-40-calendar.html and http://www.culturamanevis.com/

See Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NevisCulturamaFestival

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