Press Release
October 7, 2022
Challenges of Vincentians over the past two years influence winning Independence theme

OUR RESILIENCE, Our Fortitude, Our People; is the theme under which activities will be held to celebrate the 43rd anniversary of Independence of St.Vincent and the Grenadines.

The winning theme was submitted by Samantha Gunn and her husband, and selected after calls were made earlier this year for entries on possible themes for the 2022 Independence celebrations.

The announcement of the winning theme was made at a press conference held on Tuesday, October 4 by the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Sustainable Development and Culture, and the Carnival Development Corporation.

According to Gunn, upon seeing the Advertisement she and her husband thought of all that the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have gone through in the last two years –especially the volcanic eruption and COVID- 19– and this influenced their creation.

For he win Samantha Gunn received EC$500, and tickets to all events for Independence celebrations, including private shows (API).