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The Department of Tourism will host a VI Ambassadors event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on October 11, a move that puts the U.S. Virgin Islands center stage with a strong presence during the carnival season in the Sunshine State, which culminates with the Miami Carnival on Sunday, October 13.
The Department of Tourism, led by Commissioner Joseph Boschulte, has enlisted some of the territory’s biggest Soca artists — Mic Love, Pumpa, Big Band and Calypso star Caribbean Queen — for the Ambassadors event to ensure the USVI is well represented. The move is a continuation of Mr. Boschulte’s strategy to encourage Virgin Islands diaspora to come home for the festive seasons, beginning this year with the Crucian Christmas Festival, which kicks off in December.
The VI Ambassadors event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at The Dalmar Ballroom.
More events are planned, including a presence in Miami for the carnival on Sunday, Oct. 13. More details will be provided in the coming days.
RSVP your attendance for the Ambassadors event here.
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