This year, Antigua & Barbuda’s biggest fete for charity celebrates ten years. So whether you’re a first-timer or a veteran here are ten things you need to know about the annual Colours Fete put on by the Rotary Club.
- How any why was the theme chosen?
The Committee meets and brainstorms and selects a theme.
Several themes were thrown out including Colours of the Sea and Committee selected that one.
- How will the event reflect the theme?
The event will depict basically the Sea. Boats, anchors, mermaids, all thing blue be it navy blue, sky blue, pastel blue.
- Who are these years performers? (Singers DJ’s etc)
This year Colours celebrates its 10th anniversary. Committee decided as a treat to bring in 2 overseas artists:
Patrice Roberts & Ola Tunji
We will also have our very own the Winter Man-Tian Winter who has been with Colours from inception
Then we have DZ-Selekta J
And DZ Nez
- What’s the venue?
The venue this year will be North Coast Marina commonly known as Crabbs.
It is located just outside Parham and about 14 minutes drive from St. John’s.
Spacious parking and a shuttle will be available. The parking areas will be fully lit.
- What sort of crowd numbers are you planning for?
We are aiming for 1200 persons including patrons, food servers, sponsors and entertainers.
- What advice do you have for a first timer?
Be a part of history in the making.
Colours being our 10th year with two imported Guest Artist at a historic venue.
Colours of the Sea at the Sea.
- Is Colours an old people fete?
Certainly not. Colours attract a mature crowd and a wide cross section of the community.
- Too late to get tickets?
No. It’s not too late to get tickets. For the last-minute buyers, you can get at The Larder Restaurant, Townhouse Mega Store and Flows Market Street and Woods Mall Outlet.
- How does colours fete help Rotary Club projects?
Colours is the club’s major fund raiser. The surplus goes right back into the community.
From the surplus, the Clubs offers medical assistance to needy persons.
The club was also able to provide Mt. St. John with an Ultra Sound Machine
The club provides 100 food packages on a monthly basis to various needy persons on the island.
This year the club will focus its attention on an environmental project, continue with its Literacy project just to name a few.
- Anyone to thank?
Rotary Club would like to thank the General Public and the Corporate Sponsors who have again partnered with us this year. It’s from your generosity that the Club is able to continue serving the community, Making A Difference.