St Kitts and Nevis: Samal Duggins shed reflections on Creative Economy success for 2022/23

Samal Duggins- Minister of Sports and Creative Economy of St Kitts and Nevis shared reflections on the 2022-23. He said that the year has featured several success stories in the Creative Economy.

St Kitts and Nevis: Samal Duggins shed reflections on Creative Economy success for 2022/23
St Kitts and Nevis: Samal Duggins shed reflections on Creative Economy success for 2022/23

St Kitts and Nevis: Samal Duggins- Minister of Sports and Creative Economy of St Kitts and Nevis shared reflections on the 2022-23. He said that the year has featured several success stories in the Creative Economy.

While recounting achievements, Minister Samal Duggins said,” Our theme ‘Unlocking Your Potential: Fueling the Creative Power’ has paved the way for a thriving economic landscape driven by the synergy of creativity, ideas, knowledge, and technology. Let’s continue to unlock new horizons.”

READ HERE: Reflection 2022-2023

Website and ID

  • The government of St Kitts and Nevis with the Ministry of Creative Economy launched the website:kn
  • The government has launched Creatives Identification Card (digital)

Ambassadorial Trip

  • First ever Musical Ambassadorial Trip Pilot Project for Musical Entertainers to Jamaica was launched. It will bring well-deserved recognition to the talent and creativity of local artistes in St Kitts and Nevis.

Ambassadors

  • Cultural Ambassador: Mr. Keshan ‘Dj Tero’ Henry
  • Musical Ambassador: Mr. Kervin ‘Infamus’ Benjamin

Events/Meetings

  • Festival Rush -Folklore Competition
  • Creatives Connect
  • Arrival Experience at the Airport and St Kitts Music Festival

Outreach Programs launched

WE VILLAGE DAT is a community outreach program, where they honour the exceptional contributions of remarkable individuals within respective communities. So far they have honoured 12 awardees in the communities of Mc Knight and Old Road.

Creative Arts Fund launched

A fund geared towards supporting their creatives

Mural Project launched

An initiative to beautify underserved communities, uplift community spirit and facilitate enhanced community ownership and pride as well as to publicly display and celebrate elements of their rich Kittitian Cultural Heritage

Samal Duggins also announced the year of impact in Entrepreneurship.

Minister said,” As Minister of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, it’s been a year of transformative change. Together, we’ve created an ecosystem that fuels innovation, drives economic growth, and supports startups. Join me in commemorating our dedication to building businesses and propelling innovation on this special milestone.”