COUNTDOWN TO YOUTHFEST 2014!!
Youthfest 2014 auditions are underway as St. Lucians and Vincentians are gearing up for the eleventh annual Youthfest. The showcase of Youth talent takes place on Sunday, December 21st in Vieux Fort, St. Lucia starting at 2 pm.
The first leg of the St. Lucia auditions took place in Vieux Fort on Saturday November 15th, with an impressive turnout of talented youth artistes. The second session will be held in the north on Saturday November 22nd at the Vide Bouteille Cultural Centre from 3 pm.
Artistes from St. Vincent & the Grenadines are also preparing to showcase their talent at Youthfest 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 15th session and an even larger contingent is expected to compete on Saturday November 22nd. Artistes, promoters, managers and other music professionals have an opportunity to experience up and coming Youth talent on Saturday.
Youthfest 2014 focuses on the Youth Star Competition with 32 singers competing in three categories namely: Juniors (aged 12 & under); Teens (aged 13-19) and Twenties (aged 20-29), and for the coveted title of Youth Star 2014 with lucrative cash and other prizes.
Youthfest 2014 will also feature a dance competition, modeling, and leading Caribbean artistes. For the second consecutive year, artistes from St. Vincent & the Grenadines (SVG) and their supporters will travel to St. Lucia on an EC$125 all-inclusive return trip to participate in the annual competition.
One of the finalists at last year’s Youthfest.