Department of Youth and Culture Contributes to Festival Del Mar

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By anguillian May 2, 2017 09:00

 

 

Bren Romney Director and Shellya Rogers Senior Programme Officer- Culture presents cheque to Festival Del Mar Representative

Bren Romney Director and Shellya Rogers Senior Programme Officer- Culture presents cheque to Festival Del Mar Representative

On 3rd April, 2017 the Department of Youth and Culture, on behalf of the Government of Anguilla, provided financial support to the 10th Annual Festival Del Mar to assist with the production and entertainment of the festival. Festival Del Mar was held on the 15th and 16th of April in Island Harbour.

The Hon. Minister of Social Development, Mr. Evans McNeil Rogers, Permanent Secretary of Social Development, Dr. Bonnie Richardson-Lake, and the Director and staff of the Department of Youth and Culture, expressed their best wishes for a safe and successful weekend. The Department is committed to providing support to organisations and individuals on Anguilla that are engaged in initiatives to further develop and empower themselves.

Festival Del Mar is a registered and accredited organisation with the Department of Youth and Culture. Festival Del Mar’s organising committee has established a record of producing this yearly festival that is in keeping with its theme: “celebrating all things of the sea” while maintaining its community based operation and its commitment to showcasing Anguillian talent through entertainment.
Members of the various cultural organisations on Anguilla, who have not yet been registered or accredited by the Department, are encouraged to contact the Senior Programme Officer – Culture Development – Ms. Shellya Rogers at shellya.rogers@gov.ai or by telephone (264) 498 3792/497 0969. The registration and accreditation process is used to determine an organisation’s eligibility to receive funding from the Department of Youth and Culture.

– Press Release
(Published without editing by The Anguillian newspaper.)

anguillian
By anguillian May 2, 2017 09:00

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