PRESS RELEASE – We are pleased to inform you that as part of Nobel Laureate Week 2016, the Vieux Fort community is hosting a Literary Night at 6:30PM on Friday 22 January at the National Skills Development Center (NSDC).
The event is open to the public at no cost and will feature poetry, dance, drama, storytelling, folk drumming, art display, and the premiere of a poetry video of Modeste Downes’ epic poem, Phases. The event is on the National Nobel Laureate Week Committee’s list of activities.
The Vieux Fort Nobel Laureate Literary Night is part of an initiative undertaken by several Vieux Fort organizations and community leaders who recently met and agreed to collaboratively ensure that Vieux Fort always hosts a well-promoted and publicized activity to mark each of the national calendar events.
The rationale being that the consistent hosting of such activities will help strengthen Vieux Fort as a community, instill confidence in the future of the town, and enable residents to take pride and ownership of their community.
Attached is the press release for immediate promulgation. Thanks for your support and consideration in this endeavor, for it is together we can change St. Lucia for the better.