Saba Carnival officially open

Commissioner of Culture Rolando Wilson officially opened the gates to Saba’s Carnival Village on Monday evening, writes The Daily Herald.

Commissioner of Culture Rolando Wilson (left) is assisted by Saba Festival Foundation President Vito Charles and Little Miss Saba Meliegqia Hughes in officially opening the gates to the Carnival Village. (STK photo)
Commissioner of Culture Rolando Wilson (left) is assisted by Saba Festival Foundation President Vito Charles and Little Miss Saba Meliegqia Hughes in officially opening the gates to the Carnival Village. (STK photo)

First, many revellers participated in a Lighted Parade, musical entertainment was provided by Nuff Respect Band from St. Maarten thereafter.

Revellers jamming in the lighted parade which kicked off the 2016 Carnival season in Saba. (STK photo)
Revellers jamming in the lighted parade which kicked off the 2016 Carnival season in Saba. (STK photo)

Carnival continues tonight, Wednesday, with a Caribbean Latin Night, featuring Marino Castellano from the Dominican Republic and North Sound International out of Anguilla. The second annual Miss Dutch Caribbean Queen Pageant will take place on Thursday, July 28.

Big Time Productions will host Jump Off Friday on July 29, featuring DJ Pauly and XP Band from St. Maarten, along with Grandmasters Band from St. Kitts, and the highlight for the evening, soca queen Allison Hinds.

Thereafter revellers go right into Jouvert Morn ing on Saturday, July 30, starting in Windwardside at 4:00am. The Grand Parade will be held later in the day, starting at 4:00pm, and to be followed by on-stage performances in the Carnival Village.

The Second Grand Parade on Sunday, July 31, will also commence at 4:00pm and continue into the last party night in the Carnival Village featuring Spectrum Band from St. Thomas.

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