(Press release) The St. Kitts & Nevis National Carnival Committee (SKNNCC), has released its official Calendar of Activities for Sugar Mas 51.
Pre-events commence in November with the Facetime Makeup Artist Challenge, and Sugar Mas officially opens on Friday 2nd December with the Ministry of Creative Economy taking the lead in producing the Official Sugar Mas Opening Ceremony in downtown Basseterre.
National Carnival Events returning to this year’s calendar after a 3-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, include the Junior Calypso Monarch, Talented Teen Competition as well as the highly anticipated street activities J’ouvert and the Grand Parade.
This year, the Calendar incorporates over thirty (30) events promoted by private event promoters, including panel discussions, paint and powder fetes, fashion events and concerts.
The Ministry of Creative Economy will host a number of events including, In the Spirit of Christmas, Folklore Avenue featuring the Bull and Masquerade Competition and a new event entitled, Midnight Escape Street Festival on Christmas Eve.
Senior officials from the National Carnival Committee are scheduled to further update the Media and the Public on planned Carnival activities on Thursday, October 6th, 2022 at a Press Conference to be held at the St. Lucia Room at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort at 9 am.