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Today is Emancipation Day throughout many Caribbean islands. Emancipation Day commemorates the date in 1833 when the then British Government finally implemented the abolition act that emancipated our ancestors. This year’s Emancipation Day is probably more poignant as CARICOM recently made submission to the Governments of Europe that it intends […]


Press Release 25 July 2014 Second Annual Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival, Calling All From Poets to Cooks Striving to Educate While Eradicating the Stigma of Slavery Calling all of our creative and talented people, whether are a singer, poet, dancer, musician, dramatist, mime or cook. Brimstone Hill is calling you, […]

Second Annual Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival,

COMMUNITY NOTICE All artistes who wish to perform at the inaugural Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival slated for Sunday 11th August 2013, are reminded that the deadline for the registration of artistes is Thursday 1st August 2013. You may register by calling 465-2609 or by dropping into the office at the […]

Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival

On Sunday 11th August 2013 the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park shall be the venue for the first ever Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival. The Brimstone Hill Society will be partnering with the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Island Xpressions and of course our nation’s many creative souls to bring you this […]

First Ever Emancipation Festival at Brimstone Hill

The Zion Moravian Church Presents EMANCIPATION CONCERT 2012 The Zion Moravian Church invites all Moravians and the general public to share in and enjoy Emancipation Concert 2012 on Sunday, 5th August 2012 at 6.30pm, which commemorates an event of significance to all of us of African descent, regardless of our […]


The Reparations Train is Not Coming – The Argument Against Reparations By Russell Williams The recent presentation by renowned activist and lawyer, Michael Lorne on Reparations for the National Slave Route Project and as part of St. Kitts-Nevis History and Heritage Month activities, presented a rather unique and compelling perspective. […]

The Reparations Train is Not Coming

By Orita Bailey Noted speaker, lawyer and activist Michael Lorne, in his lecture to the people of St. Kitts declared, that we the descendants of the millions of enslaved Africans deserved, had a right to REPARATION and were failing in our duty if we failed to pursue REPARATION from the […]

The Descendants of Enslaved Africans Deserve REPARATIONS

By Orita Bailey The 14th annual Brimstone Hill Fortress Emancipation concert got off to a prompt start on Sunday 14th August 2011, for what has become a feature on the cultural calendar of the Federation. The Emancipation concert has been held on the second Sunday in August since 1997 to […]


Press Release Crucial Bankie and Mick Stokes headline 2011 Brimstone Hill Emancipation Concert It’s the 14th annual Emancipation Concert at Brimstone Hill, a celebration in song, poetry, dance and folklore of a valiant people’s struggle against bondage. This year Mick Stokes and Crucial Bankie join us in our celebration on […]


PRESS RELEASE On Sunday July 31st, the Zion Moravian Church will once again hold its Emancipation Concert starting at 7.00pm. Although the old August Monday holiday has now been officially and appropriately renamed Emancipation day, it still seems as if not many of our citizens have grasped the significance of […]

Zion Moravian Church – EMANCIPATION CONCERT 2011

Emancipation Concert 2010
By Orita Bailey The 13th Annual Brimstone Hill Emancipation Concert, traditionally held on the second Sunday in August in commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire presented a plethora of local artists for the large audience which attended last Sunday 8th August.