NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (June 01, 2016) – The Ministry of Tourism, on Monday May 31, 2016, mounted an exhibition in recognition of its 2016 Photographer of the Year contest Sylvester Meade, at the Vance W. Amory International Airport. Meade was announced winner on March 18 2016.
The competition commenced in late December 2015, and ran for six weeks for non- professional photographers 25 years and over. Each participant was required to submit a photograph in five categories: Eco/Nature, Culinary, Historical Building, People and Creative Vision.
Deputy Premier and Minister of Tourism Hon. Mark Brantley who was present at a small but significant ceremony to launch the exhibition, congratulated Meade and commended him for the quality of his photographs.
“I want to wish you all the very best and to say to you that you are doing some incredible work in terms of photography…I want to encourage you to continue and hope…that you would continue to be part of this initiative.