Kingstown, 2nd October 2023/Independence Gospel Explosion- Family friendly entertainment and kid-friendly fun return to SVG’s Independence celebrations, as organizations and individuals come together to present, an anti-violence event, designed to shine the spotlight on the love and togetherness amongst families, churches and communities. The event which takes place on Sunday, October 29th at Rawacou Recreational Park takes the form of an “Independence Gospel Explosion – Family Picnic and Concert”, under the theme, “WE ARE MANY FAMILIES BUT WE SERVE ONE GOD.
The family picnic and concert will feature two headliners, namely, Vincentian International, Evangelist Bridget Blucher, whose ministry has been honored with 12 Caribbean Gospel Music Awards, whose performances have left audiences spiritually uplifted and whose songs have been said to bring healing, comfort and strength; the other headliner is Trinidad and Tobago born gospel star, Positive, who was recently selected by multi-Grammy Award winning American gospel music hitmaker, Kirk Franklin to collaborate on his latest social media music project. Other acts include D.A. Jay out of Jamaica, Shantal from Trinidad and Tobago and Naycha K.I.D.
To celebrate SVG’s 44th year of independence, the event will see a total of 44 gospel acts ranging from poetry, dancing, praise and worship from 44 different church ministries across the island including performances from locally based gospel superstars such as Jolesia Pope, Caywama, Andrez Bascombe, Gary Miller and Oto Essein. Patrons can expect to see a kids’ playground with entertainment and games including obstacle courses, bouncing castles, ATV rides, bowling and water slides among other activities. The picnic commences at 10am whilst the concert starts at 2pm.
The event is being presented by New Life promotion and Andrez Bascombe. Bascombe stated that they “plan to bring one of the best productions to SVG on the 29th”. He further added that the day promises to be one of good, clean fun with rewards including prizes for the best dressed family, the biggest family in attendance and the church with the biggest presence at the event. (END)