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Parades Mark End of 70th Crucian Christmas Festival – the First Full Carnival Event in the USVI Since 2020


by Ernice Gilbert (VI Consortium) Another successful festival season on St. Croix — this year being the 70th anniversary — culminated Friday and Saturday with the Children’s and Adults parades respectively, as the first annual cultural extravaganza since the Covid-19 people drew a surfeit of participants both local and foreign to the big island.

The children’s event saw 17 entries, including mainstays such as the St. Croix Majorettes and the Superior Court Rising Stars Youth Steel Orchestra.

For the adults, there were 22 entries, with powerhouses such as Simply Sophisticated Fun Troupe and Regal Dynasty among the organizations leading thousands of mas players through King Street in downtown Frederiksted.

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