First Ever Martha’s Vineyard Vincy Festival August 27th 2016

Written by Ernesto Cooke

The MOU, Memorandum of Understanding between  Martha’s Vineyard and St. Vincent and the Grenadines is bearing fruit.

In the past several months there has been a great deal of activity between the two islands. Preparations are being made for the first ever Vineyard Vincy Festival, slated for August 27th.

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SVG will be on display on Martha’s Vineyard, an island off the coast of Massachusetts, which is loaded with tourists from all over the world, during the summer.

SVG Visual artists crafts people and producers of local products were asked to display their work. The festival will also include people from the diaspora.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed in September 2014 by SVG Ambassador to the USA, LaCelia Prince, on behalf of the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Martina Thornton, Dukes County Manager, on behalf of the Government of Dukes County, Massachusetts,” the statement said.

The MOU seeks “the desired goal of deepening a relationship and friendship by agreeing to explore, promote, and support exchanges and cooperative activities between the citizens of both islands”, according to the statement.

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