Eggleston Holds Heritage Festival
The first annual Eggleston Heritage Festival is being planned for Saturday 3rd to Monday 5th August 2013(August Monday weekend). The event will be held in collaboration with the Cultural Division as part of the Emancipation Celebration Program.
The Heritage Festival will include exhibitions, vending booths, entertainment etc. promoting our cultural/traditional art form and lifestyle. Proceeds made by the Committee will go towards community development activities, since we hope to host the event annually. The first donations will be towards a lunch shelter project at the Giraudel Primary School, and upgrading of the playing field and pavilion at Gladdis Park in Eggleston
The Official Opening of the Festival will be on Saturday 3rd August, 3pm at the Heritage Site.
Self and community enhancement projects including a summer day camp projects with the Youth Development Division and the Drug Education Unit, a fun day, pageant, traditional J'ouvert street jam, landscaping/beatification projects among others will be done prior to or during the three day event.