PRESS RELEASE – VIEUX FORT’S Mouvman Ansanm informs the St. Lucian public that due to mitigating circumstances, the 2017 Jazz Finale slated for Sunday, May 21 at the Recreation Park had to be cancelled until next year.
Mouvman Ansanm apologizes for not being able to produce the show given that this would have been the fifth Jazz Finale production undertaken. The event has grown in stature, status and performance opportunity for a number of St. Lucia’s top musicians and community groups.
Mouvman Ansanm was established five years ago, to promote social and developmental programmes and to establish cultural and social collaborative relationships with government, non-governmental and community groups.
Mouvman Ansanm of Vieux Fort, in moving forward, acknowledges the past support of the vendors, commercial entities and public service agencies for the generous contributions and the endorsement of the Vieux Fort Consituency Council as well as the other main sponsors of the past productions.
Other main sponsors for this event in the past were St. Lucia Tourist Board, Digicel and the now-defunct Ministry of Tourism, Heritage and Creative Industries. We extend our sincere gratitude to the past participating sponsors of the event, namely Invest St. Lucia, Jeriko Sounds, Windward and Leeward Brewery Limited, Chairman’s Reserve, Lazarus Funeral Parlour, Goddard Catering Group, Bank of Saint Lucia, Wizo, ECCO, GTM, General Security Services Ltd., 1st National Bank. Peter & Co. Distribution, and Coconut Bay Resorts and Spa.
Mouvman Ansanm of Vieux Fort in the ensuing months intends to conscientiously consider alternative ways in respect of fulfilling its mandate in sensitizing and promoting our collective cultural creative forays in presenting the best cultural and artistic entertainment the island has to offer .