Basseterre, St. Kitts (CUOPM) — St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister The Right Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas joined several thousand residents, returning nationals and visitors in downtown Basseterre Friday morning to celebrate the annual J’ouvert as part of the National Carnival celebrations 2014/2015.
Hundreds used the opportunity to greet the St. Kitts and Nevis Leader with best wishes for the Christmas/Carnival Season and renewed their support for his leadership in the New Year.
Several bands – Mas Jumbies, Power Devils, Xtreme Nation, Love Parade, MG World and GM Adixx and Maintain Dis with their revellers and Hi-Fi’s including Real Right Entertainment and Tombstone International took to the streets of Basseterre.
The locals were joined by hundreds of cruise ship passengers from three visiting ships as the bands moved from their starting points to the judging locations and into Fort Street, Church Street, Bay Road, Cayon Street and West Independence Square Street.
ZIZ Radio, ZIZ Television, ZIZOnline.com, Freedom FM and WINNFM brought the action live from Fort Street, Basseterre as the Jouvert troupes and bands circled the area and as they passed the different judging points playing their popular road march tunes.
After several hours of non-stop jamming, the event ended at 11 a.m.