Chairman for the Promotions Sub-committee Clifford Griffin indicated that, “Preparation for the show is a serious exercise in discipline which will definitely boost the self esteem of the participants and we expect a really high standard of competition.”
The five contestants are Latoya Caesar, Micayan Dore, Lynnika Small, Cherane Fyfield, and Shadia Dore, who is sponsored by National Bank.
National Bank’s Marketing Manager Patricia Wilkinson stated that, “National will continue to demonstrate its commitment to programs that contribute to the development of our people and the wellness of our communities.”
The National Bank official congratulated the Green Valley Festival Committee for its fifteen years of unwavering contribution to the Cayon Community.
The 2011 edition of the Festival, which began on 18th May, will run until 13th June. It is expected to bring residents of the neighboring villages of Canada, Keys, Cayon, Ottleys and Lodge, together in an explosion of cultural celebration and economic activity.
In 1996, the first festival came about from the need to stimulate interest and participation in community activities. Since then it has evolved to include social, economic, and environmental issues. Green Valley, which is considered to be the number one community festival in St. Kitts Nevis, has earned a reputation for highlighting the cultural and creative heritage of the community.
The Queen Pageant, along with the Calypso Show, is considered the premier event of the Green Valley Festival.