NOBEL LAUREATE WEEK 2015 is being celebrated in St Lucia From January 14-30. Here is the PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES:
Wednesday 14th January Opening Ceremony: The 16th Annual SALISES Conference, celebrated as The W Arthur Lewis Centennial Conference, National Cultural Centre, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday 14th to The 16th Annual SALISES Conference,
Friday 16th January celebrated as The W Arthur Lewis Centennial Conference under the theme “Towards Caribbean Prosperity & Happiness in an Equitable & Sustainable World”, Bay Gardens Hotel
Thursday 15th January Sir Arthur Lewis Distinguished Lecture delivered by Dr Didacus Jules, Director General of the OECS. National Cultural Centre, 7:00 p.m.
Friday 16th and KwéArt 2015: Diana Simenel Production
Saturday 17 January Folk Research Centre, Workshops – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Fashion Show – 6:00p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 17 January “Open Night” Dennery Development Foundation, Dennery Multi-Purpose Centre, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 18th January “Celebrating Excellence: Saint Lucia’s Nobel Laureates” – Dolor Factor Special in collaboration with GIS and Choice TV, Choice TV, 7:00 p.m.
Monday 19th January Schools’ Music Festival, National Cultural Centre, 10:00 a.m.
Student Assembly, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, 10:00 a.m.
Monday 19th January (cont) Literary Arts Exhibition of Saint Lucian writers, Options Designs, Blue Coral Mall, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (through to Saturday 24 January 2015)
Literary Evening with Hon Derek Walcott, Government House, 7:30 p.m. (By Invitation)
Tuesday 20th January National Awards of Excellence, Ministry of Education, National Cultural Centre, 10:00 a.m.
“Rethinking Caribbean development amidst economic and social challenges”, Academic Discourse, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, 10:00 a.m.
Derek Walcott Lecture, Presented by Raoul Peck, founder of the German film producing company, Velvet Film and former Minister of Culture in Haiti, National Cultural Centre, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday 21st January “Where it all Began and Its Aftermath: The Life and Times of Sir William Arthur Lewis”, National Archives Authority, Vigie, 10:00 a.m.
Derek Walcott Schools’ Theatre Arts Festival, Ministry of Education, National Cultural Centre, 1:30 p.m.
A Night of the Arts: “Tan Fè Tan, Tan Kité Tan”, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday 22nd January “A Day of Excellence”, Marchand Combined School, 10:00 a.m.
Wreath Laying Ceremony, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, 10:00 a.m.
Sir Arthur Lewis Exhibition: “Scenes: St. Lucia Past”, Hunter J Francois Library, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, 11: 00 a.m.
Thursday 22nd January (cont) Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture, “The Life of Sir W. Arthur Lewis: Overcoming Adversity and Achieving Greatness”, presented by Dr Robert Tignor, Rozengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History, Emeritus, Princeton University, National Cultural Centre, 7:30 p.m.
Friday 23rd January Sir Arthur Lewis Centennial Global Forum, UWI Open Campus, 10:00 a.m.
“Mystical Folklore”, St Mary’s College Tribute to the Laureates, National Cultural Centre, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 24th January “The Life and Work of Sir Arthur: An evening with Saint Lucia’s Poets”, Dennery Development Foundation, Chateau Heritage, 8:00 p.m.
“One of our Sons is Missing”, Play by Godfrey Sealy, produced by Hayden Forde, National Cultural Centre, 8:00 p.m.
Friday 30th and “Dance of the Villages – Twist of Folk”
Saturday 31st January Silver Shadow Performing Arts Academy National Cultural Centre, Time TBA
TBA Labowi Promotions – Case Study revisiting Sir Arthur Lewis’ theories and their application within the current economic context and relevance to community development.