With its official launch final Saturday on the Island Village Plaza in Ocho Rios, all techniques are actually in place for the return of the Ocho Rios Seafood Pageant in the present day.
The pageant takes place on the White River Reggae Park and returns after a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Director of the Ocho Rios Seafood Pageant, Garwin Davis, has promised a return to the seafood dishes which have endeared the occasion to its patrons over its 15-year historical past.
“We’re in the beginning a seafood pageant, so we’re going to have a wide selection of seafood dishes – your lobster, your conch, your fish, your squid, sea cat, shrimp, you identify it,” Davis acknowledged.
“The highest cooks within the nation, we’ve requested them to return out with a wide selection of seafood dishes and you may relaxation assured they’re going to have the best in seafood in the present day, on the White River Reggae Park,” he added.
“We’re glad and we’re prepared, all techniques go to placed on a first-class product.”
Pleasure Roberts, govt director, Jamaica Holidays, who represented main sponsors, the Ministry of Tourism, on the launch, stated the ministry backed the pageant as a result of it’s a family-oriented occasion and can improve communities across the Ocho Rios space.
“The Ministry of Tourism and its businesses have endorsed this pageant. We predict that it’s actually an excellent gesture to have one thing like this on Independence Day,” Roberts stated on the launch. “What we like about it, extra particularly, is that it’s open to youngsters, households, and it’ll improve the communities in and across the Ocho Rios space.”
The leisure package deal consists of rides for the youngsters, with stage performances from D’Angel, Marksman, Wickerman, Laa Lee, Richie Stephens, Admiral Bailey, Black Queen, Kharuso, and Jamaica’s Michael Jackson. MCs will likely be Tamba and Gussie.