Tag Archives: Cecil McKie

Independence Activities Launched

There was an Official Launch this morning for activities to mark this country’s 37th Independence Anniversary. The month-long programme of activities will be celebrated under the theme: Working together to Enhance National Pride. The activities includes the Annual Lion’s Club Public Speaking Competition; the KCCU National Dance Finals; the School’s Independence Rally; the Public Service… Continue Reading →

Nine Morning Officially Opens on November 29th

The Annual Nine Mornings celebrations will be officially be launched on the evening of Sunday November 29th, that’s according to the Nine Mornings Committee. The programme will begin with the traditional lighted street parade, which will feature music from the Police Band, Cadet Band, Steel Bands, Drummers and Traditional String Sands. Following the street parade,… Continue Reading →

Minister Cecil McKie On The Government’s Role In Steelpan Development In SVG

Minister of Culture, Cecil McKie, said the various steel-orchestras throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines continue to receive government subsidies to ensure the continued development of the steelpan art-form. He spoke on the government’s commitment to the arts while responding to a question during last Monday’s sitting of Parliament. Minister McKie said the high level… Continue Reading →