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St. Patrick's Festival - March 9-18, 2013
During the St. Patrick's Festival celebrations there's a simulated Slave Village with traditional local food on sale (the time-honored 'Slave Feast'), along with a revival of traditional games from yesteryear like hand-made spinning tops, story telling, and a kite flying festival.
Local culture and music are in focus and you'll be sure to see the Masqueraders (masked street dancers in traditional costumes, tall head dresses and whips) perform, prancing to the lively sound of fife and drum: a blend of African and European elements forged out of slavery. String band music, a traditional combination of instruments includes the banjo, 'boompipe', guitar, mouth organ, triangle, 'shak shak' and bass drum are also on show, along with steel band (steel drum) performances.
A Taste of the Two Emerald Isles
A Montserrat – Ireland Food Festival:
- A five event offering of food featuring:
o Top Chef from Irish Restaurants in Ireland
o Montserratian Chefs in Training
o Five Restaurants in Montserrat – One Per Event
o A New Visitor Attraction for the Growing St. Patrick’s Visitor Market
Montserrat Fishing Tournament
- An Event Designed to Bring 30 Fishing Boats and 150 Visitors to Montserrat for SPD ‘14
tes**Gates open at 6:00 p.m. but the show will start at 8:00 p.m.