YOUTH Fest 2014 auditions are underway and St. Lucians and Vincentians are gearing up for the eleventh annual event. The showcase of Youth talent takes place on Sunday, December 21 in Vieux Fort.
The first leg of the St. Lucia auditions took place in Vieux Fort last Saturday, with an impressive turnout of talented youth artistes. The second session will be held in the north at the Vide Boutielle Cultural Club from 3:00 p.m. today.
Artistes from St Vincent & the Grenadines are also preparing to showcase their talent at Youth Fest 2014. The St. Vincent Association of Music Professionals is organizing the auditions at the Peace Memorial Hall in Kingstown. A large number of artistes turned up for the November 15 session and an even larger contingent is expected to compete today.
Youth Fest 2014 focusses on the YOUTH STAR COMPETITION with 32 singers competing in three categories namely: Juniors (aged 12 and under) Teens (aged 13-19) Twenties (aged 20-29) and for the coveted title of YOUTH STAR 2014 with lucrative cash and other prizes.
Youth Fest 2014 will also feature dance competition, modelling, by leading Caribbean artistes. For the second consecutive year, artistes from St. Vincent & The Grenadines (SVG) and their supporters will travel to St. Lucia on a EC$125.00 all inclusive return trip to participate in the annual competition.