(PRESS RELEASE) – To achieve the mandate of Identity Preservation, the Ministry of Culture in Collaboration with Local Government Authority, held a discussion to examine the proposal of art in public spaces around the island.
Minister for Culture, Sen. Hon. Fortuna Belrose applauded the initiative: “What we sort to do was to engage the various chairpersons and Mayors of Different constituencies to examine Art in Public Spaces and how it can enhance our Communities and how our Communities can benefit from it. We had and Artist Working with our team to help explain the proposal and examine how Saint Lucia can benefit from it.”
The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry was grateful for the outcome of the meeting which allowed members of the Local Government Authority to voice their opinion on the proposed proposal: “Today’s meeting is one that allows persons in the various town and village councils to acquaint themselves with the proposal of Sculpture Parks to be Implemented across the island and for the understand their role in this particular initiative.”
The Meeting was held at the conference room of the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government.