Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 642

ST. VINCENT EVENTS and THE GRENADINES JUNE 29 - JULY 10 Vincy Mas’ Carnival Celebrations POPULATION 109,373 (2013) 389 sq. kilometers SIZE . OFFICIAL LANGUAGE CAPITAL CITY JULY English CURRENCY Eastern Caribbean Dollar (1 US dollar equals 2.67 Eastern Caribbean Dollars) Kingstown Bequia Fisherman`s Day Competition AVERAGE TEMPERATURE . 280 C / 820 F Canouan Carnival AUGUST Breadfruit Festival Month There will be various food fairs and events throughout the island, showcasing the breadfruit and its many uses. . Emancipation Month Events are held throughout the island to commemorate the abolition of slavery. SEPTEMBER KCCU National Dance Festival Month For those interrsted in the Arts, during this month there will be dance performances and competitions among the communities and schools on the island. www.discoversvg.com Photo Credit: TripAdvisor