FRESHRADIOVYBZ -Ambassador Powell says that the Music Festival Committee has invested most of the last six months in careful planning and negotiations, to attract top regional and international artistes who would deliver the same or higher performance standards that were experienced last year.
This year marks the 21st Anniversary of the three day celebration and new features will be incorporated in 2017 to not only make the festival more appealing, but to also facilitate and boost the ???after party??? activities at various entertainment centers across the island.
Powell has indicated that fans should look forward to changes to the Thursday night concert and in coming weeks, members of the public will be given the opportunity to help shape the new image of ???Soca Night???. He hinted that Soca Night may be transformed into a massive party-like atmosphere, allowing for greater fan participation.
In 2017, the festival featured artistes such as Shabba Ranks,Jah Cure, The Goo Goo Dolls, Mavado, Hi Light, Voice, Ultimate Rejects, Square One The Band, K- Michelle, ED Robinson, Shanna, and others.Last year, organizers delivered one of the most successful festivals ever, attracting some of the largest crowds in the two decades since the event was launched in 1996.
The minister responsible for the festival, Hon. Lindsay Grant, who is the Tourism Minister for St. Kitts & Nevis, express to Freshradiovybz.com that the festival has always been an event that promote the destination to the international market, while also increasing higher visitor arrivals to the island. During the celebration last year, Minister Grant also highlighted that the event contributes significantly to the economic activities of St. Kitts.The FRESHRADIOVYBZ also take some time to meet and greet with some of the Artist and Ministers
The St. Kitts Music Festival will this year be held from Thursday 22nd ??? Saturday 24th June, 2017, at the Warner Park Stadium in the nation???s capital, Basseterre.http://www.stkittsmusicfestival.net/index.asp