The weekend festival will not only feature a series of games between local teams including the St. Kitts team and the Dominica National team but it will also feature various performances by local artistes and performers. Headlining will be Masud Sadiki who will be performing during the halftime period of the match Dominica vs. St. Kitts on Sunday evening.
Sadiki is expected to put on a performance that will not only feature himself but also a group of young up and coming performers that he is grooming and mentoring. Along with Sadiki will be Jade Orchid who is a local group with a distinct Caribbean pop flavour. The weekend will also feature a halftime modeling show by the Movado Modeling Agency and a folklore presentation on Saturday during the half time period of the match Dominica vs. SKABA Champions Ghaut Bucs.
“This weekend is all about merging sports and entertainment to bring a truly exciting experience to the fans that have supported basketball and sports in general over the years,” said an Official of the organizing committee.
“Not only will persons have an opportunity to see the tallest and biggest man in Caribbean Basketball in former NBA Player, Garth Joseph, but they will also have an opportunity to get a glimpse of SKABA’s best players, matching their skills with the best players out of Dominica.
The Dominica National Team will arrive on island on Thursday 10th November and will be hosted by the ECCB Staff Association on Friday before they engage in their first match-up against the “A’ Division Champions the Challengers Exodus at the Challengers Hardcourt at 9:00pm. The match is expected to be punctuated by a Jam session with the Small Axe Band.
The Dominicans will then face the SKABA Champions Ghaut Bucs on Saturday at 8:00pm at Basketball City. This will be preceded by a match between St. Kitts and Nevis at 6:30pm. Then on Sunday the Dominica National Team will play St. Kitts at 8:00pm preceded by a game between Exodus and Young Legs (Inner City League Champions).
The games will also see many give-aways and the association is also preparing to reveal something very special to the fans.
The games are also expected to be streamed LIVE on the internet compliments e-Caribbean and InSKN.com. Therefore persons overseas will be able to view the shot for shot action from the comfort of their homes.