Events Saint Lucia intends to make Saint Lucia Carnival Epic
The Events Company of Saint Lucia has announced that the organization is in a position of preparedness for the upcoming 2019 Carnival Celebrations.
The declaration came on the heels of the official launching of Carnival celebrations deemed by the organization to be a successful start to activities preceding on of the islands largest cultural displays.
Presenting a summary of upcoming events, the First on the agenda is the National Junior Calypso Competition with the Primary Schools competing at the National Cultural Center 10am – 3pm Thursday June 6th and the Secondary Schools on Friday June 7th.
Twelve (12) Primary Schools are scheduled to compete. Morne Du Don Primary, Dugard Combined, Ti Rocher R. C. Primary, Monchy Primary, Anglican Infant, Anse La Raye Primary, Laborie Boys, St Aloysius R. C. Infant, Ave Maria Primary, Les Etangs Combined, Richfond Primary and Grande Riviere Primary are all set to take the stage and vie for the title.
Eleven (11) Secondary Schools are also set to compete namely Castries Comprehensive Secondary School, Soufriere Comprehensive Secondary, Babonneau Secondary, Sir Ira Simmons Secondary, Corinth Secondary, Entrepot Secondary, Grand Riviere Secondary, Boys Training Center, Clendon Mason Memorial Secondary, Bocage Secondary.
Both activities will commence at 10am and are expected to run until 3pm on the scheduled dates. Last year’s winner in the Primary Schools category was the Anse la Raye Primary School and for the Secondary Schools, the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School emerged the winner.
There will be a cover charge of $10.00 for students in uniform and $20 for other supporting patrons and students out of uniform.