Culture Ministry provides financial assistance for International Soca Monarch and Chutney Soca Monarch

(Photo courtesy facebook.com/socamonarch)

February 6, 2017: The Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts wishes to state that financial assistance was approved for Southex and Caribbean Prestige Foundation for the payment of prize money to the winners of the Chutney Soca Monarch and International Soca Monarch Competitions for Carnival 2017.

Following receipt of proposals from both organizations last year, assistance was provided through the Ministry’s Grant Funding Programme as follows:

  • Southex – one million, one hundred and eighty thousand dollars ($1,180,000.00)
  • Caribbean Prestige Foundation – one million, three hundred and eighty thousand dollars ($1, 380,000.00)

 

Representatives from both organizations will be required to sign an agreement with the Ministry, prior to receipt of this funding.

 

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For further information please contact:

The Corporate Communications Unit

Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts

868-625-6088 Ext. 5148

 

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