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Calendar of Events for 2012 .

JANUARY    

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1 – New Year’s Day... 2nd - Public Holiday … Carnival Day in St. Kitts 3rd – Public Holiday .. Carnival Last Lap 8th – 12th… 2nd Annual St. Kitts-Nevis Admiral's Cup Pro-AM Golf Tournament … A 3-day, 54-hole tournament with round 1 & 3 played in St. Kitts and round 2 played at the Four Season Resort. For more information contact (869) 469-1111 9th - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party … Specials on Killer Bee & Carib Beer; Bonfire; Music; ALL White Attire; 7:00 pm. Call: 869-469-5817 26th – Alexander Hamilton Birthday & Tea Party. By the Nevis Historical & Conservation Society (NHCS) and the Nevis Island Administration. Proceeds go towards the Alexander Hamilton Scholarship Fund. Contact: 869-469-5786 29th – Nevis ½ Marathon. 10km & 5km running races. Contact Winston @ (869) 469-9682 or Greg @ (869) 662-3975

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3rd – 12th …Tourism Week 2012. Events/activities organized by Ministry of Tourism to heighten public awareness of tourism. (469-5521 Ext 2147) 9th – Taste of Nevis. A cooking class featuring Caribbean cooking organised by the NHCS. Call (869) 469-5786 for info. 4th …Ms Tourism Pageant 469-5521 X2147 7th - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party … 10th - Tourism Week Horse Race 13th – History and Heritage Week. Community Cohesion Foundation Inc. Contact: Abdul-Karim Tel: 869 667 2169 or ccfnevis@live.com 27th - 3rd Mar… NHCS House and Garden Tour. A week of activities with tours of private homes and gardens, orchids workshop and gardening class. (869) 4695786

TBA– Marine Awareness Day … Event sponsored by the Air and Sea Ports Authority to create awareness to visitors and locals of marine activities. 869-469-2001 8th - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party … 18th – NHCS Fashion Show (869) 4695786 24th – OECS Open Water Swimming Championships – Short Course (1km) Contact Winston at 869-469-9682/664-2843 or email: windsurf@sisterisles.kn 25th – Starmile 2.5 Cross Channel Swim (10th Annual B. Weber Memorial Swim) & OECS Open Water Swimming Championships (Long Course) - Contact Winston at 869-469-9682/664-2843 or email: windsurf@sisterisles.kn 29/30th - Agriculture Open Day… The Dept. of Agriculture's flagship event showcasing Nevis' best crop and animal produce as well as agro processed items together with a rich blend of local foods and cultural display. 869-469 – 5603/7302 31st – TriStar111 Nevis International Triathlon - SKN Triathlon Federation. Contact Winston at 869-469-9682

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4th – Mini Olympics Inter-Primary School Athletics Meet – Our Primary School Athletes battle for the Championship Trophy 869-469-5521 Ext 2108 6th - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party … 6th - Good Friday... Public Holiday o Kite Flying Contest... SJCIC hosts a day of Nevisian Easter traditions. TBA – Easter Drag Race Event 9th - Easter Monday… Public HolidayNevis Horse Racing 22nd – Earth Day … Activities organised by the NHCS TBA – SKN National Triathlon Championships (Olympic & Sprint) SKN


Triathlon Federation. Contact Winston at 869-469-9682  

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6th - Round Booby Island Regatta. For more information please contact Deby at the Nevis Yacht Club at 869-662-9403 6th - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party … 6th – 13th Nevis Film Week …. Film Seminars, Conference, Films and Music DVDs. Nevis Film Commission. Contact Abdul-Karim Tel: 869 667 2169 or nfcnevis@live.com 7th - Labour Day... Public Holiday 24th – 28th … WINFEST. A Cultural festival in the parish of St. James. TBA - Whit Horse Race Event 27th - Whit Drag Race Event 28th – Whit Monday … Public Holiday…

JUNE    

TBA - St. Maarten Offshore Regatta at Oualie. For information please contact Deby at the Nevis Yacht Club at 869-662-9403 4th - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party 5th – World Environmental Day Activities organised by the NHCS TBA – National Cycling Championships (Road/Time Trial). SKN Triathlon Federation. Contact Greg at 869-662-3975, email:gmphillip@sisterisls.kn

JULY 26 – AUGUST 7 

Culturama... Nevis’ premier festival is a unique celebration of the most significant milestone in our history - the emancipation of slaves in the 1830s. It is a 12-day focus on all aspects of Nevisian arts and culture featuring: o Drama Presentation o Senior/Junior KAISO Contests o Miss Culture Queen Pageant/Talented Youth Pageant o Ms. Caribbean Culture Queen Pageant o Cultural Street Fair, Emancipation Day Jump-up o Grand Cultural Parade and Display on Culturama Tuesday. o Lead-up activities spanning the entire month of July. o Culturama office at 869-469-1992

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locally grown tropical fruits. Contact the Dept. of Agriculture: 869-469-5603/7302 5th – Drag Race Event 6th – Public Holiday … Emancipation Day - Culturama Activities 6th - Horse Racing at Indian Castle Race Track 7th – Public Holiday …Culturama Street Parade and Last Lap jump up 11th – 21st Annual Caribbean & International Food Fair… An exotic display of food from around the world. St. George’s Rectory; 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 pm. For details, contact (869) 469-3441 20th 21st – SKN Independence Road Cycling Tour (Road/Time Trial/Criterium). Contact Greg @ 869-662-3975 31st - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party …

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16th - National Hero’s Day... TBA – Horse Race Event 16th - Drag Race Event 17th – Public Holiday … National Heroes Day observed 19th - Independence Day Anniversary... Public Holiday. St. Kitts/Nevis attained Independence from Britain in 1983. Military Parade at Grove Park TBA - 18th Annual Coastal Cleanup organised by the NHCS 30th - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party …

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16th - World Food Day Activity by the Agriculture Dept. 469 5603/7302 TBA - 19th Annual Nevis Fishing Tournament - For more details contact Deby at the Nevis Yacht Club at 662 9403 29th - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party …

NOVEMBER 

28th - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party …

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TBA – Drag Race Event 25th - Christmas Day... Public Holiday. 26th - Boxing Day... Public Holiday o Horse Racing at Indian Castle Race Track o Carnival Jouvert Celebrations in St. Kitts th 28 - Sunshine’s Full Moon Party …

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2 – Sunshine’s Full Moon Party … 3rd – Fruit Festival - Sample a wide range of delicious dishes and drinks tastefully prepared in the most creative ways from our

For more Information, please visit: www.nevisisland.com or call (869) 469 7550


Nevis Calendar of Events for 2012