As residents are gearing up for the annual Carnival activities, downtown Basseterre will be
transformed into a carnival atmosphere, as the official opening of Sugar Mas 42 kicks off in
grand style on Friday 22nd November 2013.
“The opening will take the format of a massive street parade commencing at 3:00 p.m. from
Victoria Road. This will feature the Federations reigning Monarchs and Queens accompanied
by Tombstone International. They will also be joined by masquerades and other folklore
Patrons will also get a glimpse of some of this year’s J’Ouvert, Junior Carnival and Grand
Carnival Parade costumes.
The parade will conclude on the Bay Road, where the Minister of Culture, Hon. Marcella Liburd
will declare Carnival open at an official ceremony. Other highlights will include prize
presentation to this year’s jingle and slogan winners, remarks from the National Carnival
Committee Chairman, honoring of Carnival stalwarts, presentation of Talented Teen Pageant
contestants and the introduction of the highly anticipated National Carnival Queen Pageant
Road march champions of 2012, Small Axe Band along with Dj Ronnie Rascal will entertain the
crowd after the official ceremony. Log on to www.skncarnival.com for more details. Sugar Mas
42…Eee belong to me and you!