The official opening of Digicel SVG Gospel Fest 2016,which is now into its fourteenth year will be officially opened this Sunday April 3rd at the Victoria Park.
The night’s program dubbed: “Declaring SVG for Jesus” will feature an evening of glorious praise and special prayers for the nation.
Scheduled to appear will be an array of talented local gospel artistes including: Nigel Morgan, the festival song competition winner, Stacey Little, Chad Durrant, Azariah Gibson, Triumph Covenant Dancers, Eldon Morris, Tishorn Edwards and GTT Dancers. The Ministry of the Word will be done by Rev. Adolph Davis of the Kingstown Methodist Church.
Addresses will come from the new Minister of Ecclesiastical Affairs the Hon. Jimmy Prince, chairman of the Gospel Fest Committee Fidel Taylor; a representative of sponsor Digicel, with the Minister of Culture Hon. Cecil McKie officially declaring the festival open.
Guest artistes for the show will be the anointed and powerful Evangelist Wendy Mitchell of the USA, Pastor Shirley Simpson of Canada and Blessed messenger of Trinidad.
Meanwhile the Bequia Gospel Showcase scheduled for this Saturday night has had to be postponed and will now take place on Saturday 30th April at the Clive Tannis playing Field. The Gospel fest Committee says that mitigating circumstances did not allow for the staging of the show.
Digicel SVG Gospel Fest is a month long festival of zonal and national gospel showcases across St. Vincent and the Grenadines with performances in music, song, dance and drama that culminate with the National Gospel Showcase on May 1st at the Victoria Park.
The 2016 Festival is being held under the theme: “Blessed is the Nation whose God is the Lord”.