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EVENTS 2002
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JAN : 01 - NEW YEAR'S DAY- OFFICIALLY A PUBLIC HOLIDAY, THE
NEW YEAR IS WELCOMED WITH GALA BALLS AND PARTIES
06 - ROUND GRENADA YACHT RACE
23-26 - SPICE ISLAND BILLFISH TOURNAMENT, THIS ANNUAL
TOURNAMENT ATTRACTS FISHERMEN FROM AROUND THE
WORLD WITH CASH PRIZES TOTALING XCD 100,000
FOR FIRST POSITION.
23-27 - GRENADA TOURISM EXPOSITION
24-29 - 9TH ANNUAL GRENADA SAILING FESTIVAL, ANNUAL
SAILING FESTIVAL PROMISES A LOT OF ACTION WITH
MORE THAN 4 RACES, REGATTAS AN ALL DAY CRAFT
MARKET & A CULTURAL STREET FESTIVAL.

FEB : 07 - INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS
11-12 - CARRIACOU CARNIVAL, CELEBRATIONS INCLUDE TWO DAYS
OF STREET PARADES AND VARIOUS COMPETITIONS AMONG
CALYPSONIANS AND MASQUERADE BANDS
17 - TRUE BLUE BAY RESORT PURSUIT YACHT RACE

MAR : 02-23 - HERITAGE THEATRE PRODUCTION, THE HERITAGE THEAT
COMPANY WILL SHOW ITS ANNUAL FULL LENGTH THEATR
PRODUCTION AT THE MARRYSHOW FOLK THEATRE
17 - GRENADA YACHT CLUB RACE, ST. GEORGE'S
17 - ST. PATRICK'S DAY, CELEBRATIONS TAKE PLACE IN
SAUTEURS, ST.
17 - PATRICK'S. EXHIBITS INCLUDE LOCAL ARTS & CRAFT,
AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE, FOOD, DRINKS & A CULTURAL
EXTRAVAGANZA.
31-01APR- EASTER YACHT RACES

APR : 20-21 - GRENADA TRIATHALON- PARTICIPANTS INDULGE IN TWO
DAYS OF ACTIVITIES THAT TEST THEIR ENDURANCE IN
SWIMMING, CYCLING AND RUNNING
26-28 - MAROON MUSIC FESTIVAL, CARRIACOU

MAY : 01 - LABOUR DAY, WORKERS CELEBRATE WITH PARADES &
PARTIES ORGANISED IN THEIR HONOUR.
06 - GRENADA YACHT CLUB RACE (GRAND ANSE BAY).
11-19 - GRENADA SPICE JAZZ FESTIVAL
18-19 - WHITSUNTIDE GAMES- CARIBBEAN ATHLETES COMPETE I
TWO DAYS OF TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS

JUN : 16 - GRENADA YACHT CLUB RACE
23-24 - FISHERMAN'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS, GOUYAVE

JUL : 04-07 - GRENADA SUMMER REGATTA
28 - CARNIVAL - NATIONAL CALYPSO SEMI-FINALS
IN ST. ANDREW'S
28 - LA SOURCE YACHT RACE

AUG : 02-05 - CARRIACOU REGATTA- EVENTS INCLUDE MISS AQUAVAL
QUEEN SHOW, DONKEY RACE, GREASY POLE, FOOTBALL
AND NETBALL COMPETITIONS AND MORE
03 - CHILDREN'S CARNIVAL FROLIC, JUNIOR CALYPSO AND
STEELBAND COMPETITIONS
03-05 - RAINBOW CITY FESTIVAL, LOCAL ART, CRAFT, FOOD
& MUSIC COMBINE TO STIMULATE LIVELY CELEBRATION
IN GRENADA'S SECOND LARGEST TOWN.
12-13 - GRENADA CARNIVAL- CULMINATION OF GRENADA'S
CARNIVAL WITH THE PARADE OF TRADITIONAL AND
FANCY BANDS
15-18 - SHOWCASE 2002- A TRADE EXTRAVAGANZA SHOWCASING
ART, CRAFT AND FOOD ITEMS FROM GRENADA AND
OTHER COUNTRIES

SEP : 15 - GRENADA YACHT CLUB RACE

OCT : 25 - THANKSGIVING DAY, COMMEMORATING 18TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE 1983 CARIBBEAN AND AMERICAN MILITARY
INTERVENTION IN GRENADA.
26 - HERITAGE THEATRE COMEDY PRODUCTION. THE HERITAGE
THEATRE COMPANY WILL SHOW ITS ANNUAL COMEDY
THEATRE PRODUCTION AT THE GRENADA TRADE CENTER

NOV : 14-17 - TTSA REGATTA

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EVENTS 2001
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JAN : 01 - NEW YEAR'S DAY, OFFICIALLY A PUBLIC HOLIDAY
NEW YEAR'S WELCOMED TO ISLAND GALA BALLS &
PARTIES AT HOTELS AND CLUBS AS WELL AS CHURCH
SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE ISLAND.
07 - ROUND GRENADA YACHT RACE.
17-20 - SPICE ISLAND BILLFISH TOURNAMENT, THIS ANNUAL
TOURNAMENT ATTRACTS FISHERMEN FROM AROUND THE
WORLD WITH CASH PRIZES TOTALING XCD 100,000
FOR FIRST POSITION.
26-30 - 8TH ANNUAL GRENADA SAILING FESTIVAL, ANNUAL
SAILING FESTIVAL PROMISES A LOT OF ACTION WITH

MORE THAN 4 RACES, REGATTAS AN ALL DAY CRAFT
MARKET & A CULTURAL STREET FESTIVAL..
27-28 - THE 6TH GRENADA FLOWER SHOW - ISLAND FANTASY,
A FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS.

FEB : 07 - 27TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE, AMONG THE
ACTIVITIES FOR DAY IS A FLOAT PARADE & CULTURAL
DISPLAYS.
18 - TRUE BLUE BAY RESORT, THIS RACE WILL BE FROM
GRENADA YACHT CLUB TO TRUE BLUE BAY RESORT.
26-27 - CARRIACOU CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS, CARNIVAL ON
SISTER ISLAND IS HELD AT THE PRE-LENTEN TIME,
MUSIC FILLS THE AIR DURING TWO DAYS OF PARADE OF
BANDS. PRIOR TO THIS THERE IS A KIDDIES CARNIVAL
& COMPETITIONS TO SELECT KING & QUEEN OF BANDS.

MAR : 11 - GRENADA YACHT CLUB RACE, GRAND ANSE BEACH.
NO DATE - ST. PATRICK'S DAY, CELEBRATIONS TAKE PLACE IN
SAUTEURS, ST.
17 - PATRICK'S. EXHIBITS INCLUDE LOCAL ARTS & CRAFT,
AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE, FOOD, DRINKS & A CULTURAL
EXTRAVAGANZA.

APR : 14-15 - EASTER YACHT RACES, GOUYAVE EASTER REGATTA &
PETITE MARTINIQUE EASTER REGATTA.
21-22 - GRENADA TRIATHLON, PARTICIPANTS INDULGE IN TWO
DAYS OF INDIVIDUAL & RELAY EVENTS THAT TEST THEIR
ENDURANCE IN SWIMMING & RUNNING, CAMERHOGNE PARK
GRAND ANSE, SAT GEORGE'S.
27-01MAY- CARRIACOU MAROON MUSIC FESTIVAL, "FUSED WITH
ONENESS THROUGH CULTURAL EXPRESSION".

MAY : 01 - LABOUR DAY, WORKERS CELEBRATE WITH PARADES &
PARTIES ORGANISED IN THEIR HONOUR.
05-06 - ONE DAY INTERNATIONAL CRICKET MATCH, SOUTH AFRICA
VS WEST INDIES AT THE NATIONAL STADIUM.
06 - GRENADA YACHT CLUB RACE (GRAND ANSE BAY).
26-04JUN- GRENADA SPICE JAZZ FESTIVAL, WHERE MUSIC AND
FOOD COME TOGETHER.

JUN : 03-04 - WHITSUNTIDE GAMES, ATHLETES COMPETE IN TWO DAYS
OF TRACK AND FIELD.
14 - FISHERMAN'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS.
29 - GOUYAVE, IN PARISH OF ST. JOHN'S, IS MOST POPULAR
TOWN FOR THIS CELEBRATION BOAT RACES.
22-30 - A NEW ADULT PLAY BY AWARD WINNING PLAYWRIGHT
RICHARDO KEENS-DOUGLAS, AUTHOR OF THE AWARD
WINNING THE NUTMEG PRINCESS.

JUL : 01 - LAUNCHING OF SPICEMAS 2001.
05-08 - LA SOURCE YACHT RACE.
13-22 - CALYPSO PRELIMINARY JUDGING, TRADE CENTRE,
GRAND ANSE.
20-22 - SOCA MONARCH PRELIMINAIES, LA SAGESSE, ST. DAVID.
27 - CARNIVAL SHACK LAUNCH.
28 - JUNIOR SEMI-FINALS, ST. JOSEPH'S RC SCHOOL
POMME ROSE, ST. DAVID.
29-06AUG- CARRIACOU REGATTA, A WEEKEND OF YACHT RACES,
SPORTING AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES ON GRENADA'S
SISTER ISLE.

AUG : 01 - NATIONAL WOMEN'S CALYPSO SHOW.
01-19 - A NEW ADULT PLAY BY AWARD WINNING PLAYWRIGHT
RICHARDO KEENS-DOUGLAS.
02 - SCHOOLS' SOCA MONARCH.
04 - CHILDREN'S CARNIVAL FROLIC, JUNIOR CALYPSO &
STEELBAND COMPETITIONS.
05 - AFRO QUEEN SHOW.
05-06 - RAINBOW CITY FESTIVAL, LOCAL ART, CRAFT, FOOD
& MUSIC COMBINE TO STIMULATE LIVELY CELEBRATION
IN GRENADA'S SECOND LARGEST TOWN.
07 - ST. ANDREW S KING SHOW.
08 - KINGS OF KINGS-THE GRENADA LEG.
11 - NATIONAL PANORAMA FINALS, THE NATION'S BEST
STEELBANDS COMPETE FOR SUPREMACY.
12 - NATIONAL CALYPSO FINALS.
13-14 - GRENADA CARNIVAL, CULMINATION OF GRENADA'S 2001
CARNIVAL WITH J'OUVERT, PARADE OF TRADITIONAL
& FANCY BANDS IN MAJOR TOWNS & MONDAY NIGHT MAS.
16-19 - SHOWCASE 2001, A INT'L TRADE EXTRAVAGANZA
SHOWCASING ARTS, CRAFT AND FOOD ITEMS
18 - NIGHT OF CARNIVAL WINNERS.
19 - CLOSING OF SPICEMAS 2001.

SEP : 16 - GRENADA YACHT CLUB RACE.

OCT : 14 - GRENADA YACHT CLUB RACE.
25 - THANKSGIVING DAY, COMMEMORATING 18TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE 1983 CARIBBEAN AND AMERICAN MILITARY
INTERVENTION IN GRENADA.

NOV : 04 - GRENADA YACHT CLUB RACE.

DEC : 02 - END OF HURRICANE SEASON YACHT RACE.
14-16 - CARRIACOU PARANG FESTIVAL, A MUSICAL FESTIVAL
AND CULTURAL EXPOSITION ON THE SISTER ISLAND.
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