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Winners in 2017 Nine Mornings Festival to receive prizes tomorrow


The prize-giving ceremony for the 2017 Nine Mornings Festival will take place this Saturday, January 6, from 9.30 a.m. at the Peace Memorial Hall.

At the ceremony, prizes will be distributed to the various zonal and national winners in the VINLEC Community Lighting Competitions.

There will also be the much anticipated announcements of the following categories:

1. Best Nine Mornings Community; 2. Best Christmas Community; 3. Best Community on Parade; 4. Best Community Song; 5. Most Popular Local Christmas Song; 6. Winners in the ‘It’s My Nine Mornings’ Poster Competition.

A release from the committee said addresses will come from Cecil McKie, Minister of Culture, the Nine Mornings Committee and representatives of the principal sponsors, the National Lottery Authority and VINLEC. The 2017 festivities have been hailed a success with good programmes and large audience attendances around the country.

Nine Mornings in St Vincent and the Grenadines was celebrated from December 16 to 24, under the theme: ‘Spreading the love in 2017’.