Basseterre, St. Kitts, Monday, 19th August, 2019, (MyVueNews.com) – The activities for the celebration of the 36th Independence Anniversary for St. Kitts and Nevis are have begun.
This year, the program of events will run from August to November but according to the official program released by the anniversary committee, the primary events of past years will once again serve as the highlight of the activities.These include the Prime Minister’s Lecture Series which is slated for Thursday, September 12th at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. Also on the list is the traditional military parade on Independence Day, Thursday, 19th September, at Warner Park.
The annual Independence State Service is this year being hosted at the Charlestown Methodist Church in Nevis, on Sunday, 15th September at 3:00pm.
For this anniversary observance, sport also is playing a prominent role with the committee incorporating the matches for the Caribbean Premier League into the program as well as a Road Relay and the St. Kitts Nevis Netball Association Community League. Concerts, community festivals, school visits by Government Cabinet, flag raising ceremony, National Heroes Day observance, fruit and vegetable day, schools patriot program, Governor General’s reception, elocution contest, and other events. St. Kitts & Nevis attained independence on 19th September, 1983, under the leadership of Dr. Sir Kennedy Simmonds.