The Montserrat Arts Council (MAC) has released the preliminary events calendar for the annual festival in December.
Montserrat Festival 2019 is slated for December 21, 2019 to January 1, 2020.
Acting Director of the MAC, Nerissa Golden said they are pleased with the level of interest from promoters as well as volunteers eager to be a part of the annual celebration. “We are happy to see several private promoters gearing up to host their events during December. Despite the challenges over the last few years, this speaks of confidence in the festival and Montserrat.”
There is still time to submit names to volunteer for the following sub-committees:
Troupes & Groups
Opening & Closing of Festival
Names are also being accepted for the Miss Montserrat competition called Crowning of a Queen as well as for the National Calypso Monarch competition.
The events calendar will be updated once a month as promoters continue to fine tune their plans for the festival.
Updates and information will be posted on the Montserrat Annual Festival page on Facebook as they become available.
Calabash Festival – July 19 – 21, 2019
Alliouagana Festival of the Word – November 14 – 17, 2019
Montserrat Annual Festival – December 21, 2019 – January 1, 2020