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Miss St. John Festival Queen Lenisha Richards and Junior Miss St. John Festival Tamyra Bartlette were on hand for the village opening. (Source photo by Amy Roberts)

St. John’s Festival Village Opens

“Come early, stay late, and full yoh belly up!” was the call to action by several platform guests Friday night as they officially opened the village at St. John’s July 4th Festival.
Visitors peruse the goods at the 2019 St. John Festival Food Fair. (Source photo by Raven Phillips)

STJ Food Fair Serves Culture, Honors Committee

The 2019 St. John Festival Food Fair attracted residents and visitors to Cruz Bay Sunday for the wide selection of local dishes and crafts on sale. Guests stepping off the ferry were immediately greeted with the smell of fresh fruit and Caribbean cooking, the sounds of music and revelry, and the Love City hospitality and culture.
U.S. Virgin Islands Assistant Commissioner of Tourism Elizabeth Hansen Watley with journalist and filmmaker Peter Bailey in Charleston, South Carolina for presentation of Bailey's documentary, "The Unbreakable Virgin Islanders." (Photo by Department of Tourism)

USVI Promoting Carnival and Festivals

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has launched a summer campaign to market the islands' carnival and festivals. Following passage of Legislative Act 8153, Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte now has the department promoting and managing festival tourism with a busy summer schedule.
Newly crowned 2019 Junior Miss St. John Festival Tamyra Bartlette and 2019 Miss St. John Festival Queen Lenisha Richards.

Lenisha Richards Crowned STJ Festival Queen

Lenisha Richards, 18, was crowned the 2019 Miss St. John Festival Queen. Tamyra Bartlette, 13, was crowned Junior Miss St. John Festival and, as the only contenders for their titles, Lemuel Liburd III and Elizabeth Farrell were crowned the 2019 St. John Festival Prince and Princess.
Festival royalty, front row, from left: Lemuel Liburd, 2018 Festival Princess A’mrii Jones, and Elizabeth Farrell. Back row, from left: Je’Nique Sylvester, Zakiyah Gregoire, 2018 Festival Queen Chenijah Dawson, Tamyra Bartlette and Lenisha Richards.

2019 St. John Festival Royalty Take the Stage Saturday

Five young women and one young man will participate in the 2019 St. John Festival Royalty Selection Pageant beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday in the lot of the old Lumberyard in Cruz Bay.
Pan in Motion heads up the street. (Amy Roberts photo)

St. John Festival Details

When Pan-O-Rama begins at 4 p.m. Saturday and the sounds of steel drums fill the air in Cruz Bay, St. John’s July 4th Festival will begin in earnest.
Matey Sewer conducts BCB's Burning Blazers at the Folklife Festival. He will retire as director of the band. (Amy Roberts photo)

Pan-O-Rama Kicks off STJ Festival Events June 8

Pan-O-Rama, the event that kicks off St. John’s July 4th Festival, will take place on Saturday, June 8, one week after the date originally set for the popular steel band competition. The event, held along the waterfront near Frank Powell Park, begins at 4 p.m. and ends in time to get participants from St. Thomas back home on the 11 p.m. ferry.

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