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SVG Gospel Festival 2017

SVG Gospel Festival 2017


“The 2017 edition of SVG Gospel Fest will be held here from Sunday April 2nd to Sunday April 30th. The festival which was started in 2003 and is now into its 15th year, is designed to showcase Vincentian gospel expressions in music, song, dance and drama. Over the years a number of this country leading gospel artistes got their start in the festival which showcases talents from across the country.

Among the highlights of the 15th anniversary celebrations will be: “A Glorious Celebration” the opening show on April 2nd which will showcase outstanding artistes who emerged from the festival; “A Glorious Celebration of Dance” a night of dance with dance groups from around the country on April 7th and the National Gospel Showcase on April 30th.

SVG Gospel Fest 2017 is being held under the theme: “15 Years of the Glorious Celebration of the Gospel”.

Following is the full program for the festival:


April 2nd – 30th

“15 Years of the Glorious Celebration of the Gospel”


Sunday April 2nd – Opening of Festival – “A Glorious Celebration”

Victoria Park – 6.00 pm

Featuring: Outstanding Artistes from 15 years of Gospel Fest

Sharlene Samuel from Trinidad & Kim Arthur of Canada

Admission $10.00

Friday April 7th – “A Glorious Celebration of Dance”

Peace Memorial Hall – 8.00 pm

Featuring: Dance groups from around the country

Admission: $10.00

Sunday April 9th – “A Glorious Celebration of Praise”

New Testament Church of God, Wilson Hill – 6.00 pm

Featuring: Gospel Bands from around the country


Friday April 21st – Drum Praise

Hope For Life Restoration Ministries, Arnos Vale – 7.00 pm

Featuring: Drummers from around the country in music & song

Saturday April 22nd – Gospel Concert – “Our Faith In God”

Featuring: DJ Nicholas & Local Artistes

Diamond Deliverance Assembly Church Grounds – 6.30 pm

Sunday April 23rd – Zonal Gospel Showcases

Featuring: performances in song, dance, drama and poetry

Various venues around the country – 6.00 pm

– Kingstown Zonal Gospel Showcase

Faith Temple Church, New Montrose – 6.00 pm

– Marriaqua Zonal Gospel Showcase

Glad Tidings Tabernacle – 6.30 pm

– South Leeward Zonal Gospel Showcase

Buccament Playing Field – 6.00 pm

Friday April 28th – Sing A new Song Competition

Hope For Life Restoration Ministries, Arnos Vale – 7.00 pm

Featuring: Competition in new and original songs

Sunday April 30th – National Gospel Showcase

Victoria Park – 6.00 pm

Featuring: Outstanding artistes from the Zonal Gospel Showcases

D’ Warrior of Jamaica, Neisha Woods of Barbados

Admission: $20.0