Prize giving ceremony for Nine Mornings 2019 to take place this Saturday
The prize giving ceremony for the 2019 Nine Mornings Festival is scheduled to take place this Saturday, January 11 from 9.30 am at the Peace Memorial Hall.
At the ceremony, prizes will be distributed in the various VINLEC community lighting competitions which also include: best lit private house, best lit garden, best lit commercial building in Kingstown and best nativity scene.
At Saturday’s gathering there will also be the much anticipated announcements of winners in the following categories: Best Nine Mornings Community; Best Christmas Community; Best Community on Parade; Best Community Song; Most Popular Local Christmas Song.
In results announced already for the 2019 festivities, Point Village took the title for a seventh year in the Community Lighting competition with Olivia Dasilva of Cane End winning Best Lit Garden and Best Nativity Scene. The Roseau Recreational Park took the Best Lit Garden title.
Addresses will come from Cecil Mckie, Minister of Culture, representatives of the major sponsors, the National Lottery Authority and VINLEC with a special presentation on Nine Nights.
The SVG Nine Mornings Committee has hailed 2019 as another successful year with good programs and large attendances by the public across the country while attracting a significant amount of visitors and returning nationals.
Nine Mornings remains unique to St Vincent and the Grenadines with the festivities being celebrated under the theme: “Christmas Is We”!