by Eulana Weekes
St. Kitts and Nevis ( WINN): LunaLite Drone Show Technologies deployed hundreds of drones into the sky early Tuesday morning, September 19, 2023, to bring to St. Kitts an experience with a difference for Independence 40.
Bringing even more pride to the country, the St. Kitts and Nevis Robotics Association collaborated with LunaLite Drone Show Technologies to deliver the spectacular drone display. The Robotics Association expressed pleasure and gratitude to the Director at LunaLite, Adrian Allen, for the opportunity.
“We’re taking a moment to express our immense gratitude to LunaLite Drone Show Technologies (LunaLite Drone Show Technologies) for their outstanding collaboration in bringing to life the St Kitts and Nevis 40th Independence Drone Show. SKNRA worked hand in hand with LunaLite to make this remarkable event a reality, and we couldn’t be more thankful for their support. We’d like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the following members of the SKNRA Drone Research Programme for their dedication and hard work.”
- Mr. Dijon Samuel
- Mr. Antonio Harey
- Mr. Malique Liburd
The association added, “Your unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of drone technology is truly commendable, and your collaboration with LunaLite has elevated our celebration to new heights. A special shoutout goes to the Director Adrian Allen for his exceptional guidance and leadership throughout this journey. Your expertise and vision were instrumental in making this event a resounding triumph. SKNRA is immensely proud to have partnered with LunaLite Drone Show Technologies for this groundbreaking event. Together, we have not only celebrated our nation’s 40th Independence Day but also showcased the incredible potential of drone technology in our celebrations.”
The drones, equipped with ultra-bright LED lights visible from miles away, formed dynamic visual displays in the sky, depicting a story of how St. Kitts and Nevis were formed and how far the country has come.
Patrons to the Independence celebrations watched in awe the drone lights formation of a volcano, a map of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Carib Petroglyphs, sugarcane train, slave ship’s arrival, the Brimstone Hill Fortress, the Brown Pelican (National Bird), the green vervet monkey, the Poinciana(National flower), the Cenotaph (War Memorial), Nevis Peak, The Right Excellent Sir Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw (First Premier of St. Kitts and Nevis), the National Flag, the spelling of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Independence 40 logo.
Dance Specialist Ms. Marcia Jeffers did the background commentary/voiceover during the drone display, telling a vivid story of St. Kitts and Nevis.
LunaLite Drone Show Technologies is based in South Florida and was founded by Mr Adrian Allen and Mr. Arturo Lorde.
Mr Allen took to Social Media to express his appreciation to the Federation.
He said, “On behalf of myself and the team at Luna Drone Show, we are honoured to have executed this amazing drone show for the beautiful islands of St. Kitts and Nevis. Happy 40th Independence!”