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(l-r sitting) Mr. Keith Glasgow, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Culture; Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Culture; Mr. Stanley Knight, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Culture in St. Kitts (l-r standing): Mr. Nigel Encalada, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Global Facilitator; Ms. Marlene Phillips, Research and Documentation Specialist in the St. Kitts Ministry of Culture; Ms. Pauline Ngungiri, Deputy Director of the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society and Mr. Jerome Rawlins, Chief Executive Officer of the Nevis Cultural Development Foundation at the Ministry of Finance conference room on April 10, 2018

Culture Minister Evelyn lauds UNESCO ICH project for Nevis

Hon. Eric Evelyn, Minister of Culture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has thrown his support behind the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) project to be implemented in St. Kitts and Nevis.

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Mr. Jerome Rawlins, Chief Executive Officer of the Nevis Cultural Development Foundation

NCDF to host Pan Elegance; first steel pan music night

The Nevis Cultural Development Foundation (NCDF) will stage its first Night of Steelpan dubbed “Pan Elegance” on March 16, 2018, at the Nevis Performing Arts Centre NEPAC). The event is the first of its kind and is tailored to engendering cultural appreciation on Nevis.

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Mr. Jerome Rawlins, Chief Executive Officer at the Nevis Cultural Development Foundation at the Department of Information on August 18, 2017

Nevis forms part of Federation’s delegation to CARIFESTA XIII in Barbados

NIA CHARLESTOWN (AUGUST 18, 2017) — A group of 11 persons from Nevis, led by Mr. Jerome Rawlins, Chief Executive Officer of the Nevis Cultural Development Foundation (NCDF), leave for Barbados on August 20, 2017, to participate in the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) XIII.
 
The group, will form part of a larger delegation from St. Kitts, to represent the Federation at the August 17 to 27, 2017 festival. The theme is “Asserting our future, celebrating ourselves.”
 
Mr. Rawlins told the Department of Information on August 18, 2017, that the Nevis contingent is made up of varying aspects of Nevisian culture.
 
“Our group included artists, agro processors and musicians. We have the Kore band going with us, as well as persons from the Nevis Craft House, private persons who are involved in the Arts and also persons who are involved in agro processing,” he said.
 

Dr. Keith Nurse, of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies in Barbados

Regional Economist believes SKN’s rich cultural tradition has potential to generate new forms of employment

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (JUNE 01, 2017) — Dr. Keith Nurse, of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies in Barbados, believes that St. Kitts and Nevis has a rich cultural tradition which, if better tapped into, has the potential to generate cultural entrepreneurship, new forms of employment and build and strengthen the cultural confidence of the Federation’s people. 
 
An international and regional cultural policy expert, Dr. Nurse made the comment on May 31, 2017, at the end of a meeting with Hon. Vance Amory, Premier of Nevis at his office at Pinney’s Estate. 
 
He was on Nevis to conduct a workshop later that day for key stakeholders regarding the draft National Cultural Policy. It was jointly organised by the Nevis Cultural Development Foundation (NCDF) and the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Secretariat in St. Kitts.
 
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