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Culture of 15 countries showcased at CGB Int'l Cultural Day [Photo display included]

-Event hailed a great success by Reverend Dr. Melvin A. Turnbull
It was indeed an array of flags, food and fun in keeping with the theme of the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church’s International Cultural Day on Saturday September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Persons from all walks of life, including children, made their way to the CGB Baptist Church grounds to especially get samples of the various delicious dishes and beverages unique to countries such as Jamaica, Guyana, St Lucia, St Kitts, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Persons from all walks of life, including children, made their way to the CGB Baptist Church grounds to especially get samples of the various delicious dishes and beverages unique to countries such as Jamaica, Guyana, St Lucia, St Kitts, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
With the amount of food available, it was clear that there was no way patrons could have been disappointed. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
With the amount of food available, it was clear that there was no way patrons could have been disappointed. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Some persons also completed the fun with dancing to local music. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Some persons also completed the fun with dancing to local music. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church International Cultural Day on September 28, 2013. Photo: Andre 'Shadow' Dawson
CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- It was indeed an array of flags, food and fun in keeping with the theme of the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church’s International Cultural Day on Saturday September 28, 2013.

Persons from all walks of life, including children, made their way to the CGB Baptist Church grounds to especially get samples of the various delicious dishes and beverages unique to countries such as Jamaica, Guyana, St Lucia, St Kitts, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago. With the amount of food available, it was clear there was no way patrons could have been disappointed.

Some persons also completed the fun with dancing to local music.

“It was a great display of food and various cultures of the different nations. The attendance was also very good. The excitement was very good, people were very appreciative of what they saw and what they experienced. There was a lot of excitement in the air to the point that the people are looking forward to the next one,” commented Senior Pastor of the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church, Reverend Dr. Melvin A. Turnbull.

The event had a three-fold purpose, which were to foster an appreciation in the hearts of the young for the rich heritage of the VI and the Caribbean; to showcase the diversity in the “Body of Christ” since there were some 15 different nations of the more than 20 nations that comprise the Cane Garden bay Baptist Church represented; and to manifest the unity in the Body of Christ that Jesus prayed for in John 17, said Dr. Turnbull. All of the objectives, he said, were fulfilled.

The International Cultural Day was not a competitive event. “Knowing our people, of course they strive for excellence so of course everybody tried to the best they could but there was a competitive spirit in the sense that they strove for excellence. It was just a matter of highlighting the various cultures and to embrace the diversity that we have.”

Judging from the many comments about the activity, Dr Turnbull said he could have only concluded that the event was a great success. “Many people commented it was a great idea, it was well organized, it was just a success so, judging from that and the participants themselves, I can safely say it was a great success.”

Next up for the CGB Baptist Church is Pastor’s Appreciation Month in October. “I will just leave that to the people, so I don’t know what they have planned,” Dr Turnbull said with a laugh.

15 Responses to “Culture of 15 countries showcased at CGB Int'l Cultural Day [Photo display included]”

  • BREAKING NEWS (30/09/2013, 12:13) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    So beautiful we have a rich culture
  • I remember (30/09/2013, 12:53) Like (8) Dislike (36) Reply
    The food...! the marbles...! the runners...! Richest culture in the eastern Caribbean and we are allowing the outsiders to replace it with their own.

    Congratulations Cane Garden Bay Baptiste Church! You have done in one day what the so-called culture department has not done in 40 years.
  • this is ah we culture (30/09/2013, 13:23) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is what we need by the cruiseship dock....Not snow white and the seven dwarfs nor mickey mouse.
  • M**ch (30/09/2013, 15:05) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    I love my Leader at my church! He just happens to also be my Daddy! CGBBC....BOOM!
  • Amen (30/09/2013, 15:09) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    excellent even beautiful photos
  • Concern 1 (30/09/2013, 15:15) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Such a rich culture that all these food making my mouth run water. Oh look at those games, those toys. Everything. Congratulations
    • yellow (01/10/2013, 13:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      I agree with your outlook and hope tha everyone of us will think positive
  • Bvi roots (30/09/2013, 17:16) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yes we really do have a rich culture here in the Virgin Islands. Both US and British VI. I love to see the diversity but at the end of the day we have to make sure our rich vi culture is being maintained. No disrespect to any other countries.
  • one people (30/09/2013, 20:50) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    the spirit of love and unity..long live that!!!!
  • Member of CGBBC (01/10/2013, 08:44) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    We had a great time, eating, dancing and having just plain fun, if you weren't there make sure you are there next year. It was AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!! Clean Fun
  • tis chew (01/10/2013, 08:45) Like (5) Dislike (6) Reply
    People need to learn how to READ, It says "Culture of 15 countries showcased" FIFTEEN, it WAS NOT just v.i. STRUPS, STOP THE STUPID HATING. You think marble and food unique to the V.I? get real, kids play that ALL OVER THE WORLD and people put peas in rice too.
    • Bvi roots (08/10/2013, 14:09) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      Shut the hell up troll. What you mad for
      • tis chew (30/11/2013, 17:02) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
        why dont u ask yourself that question. U mad at me for telling the truth. LOL
        • Bvi roots (17/01/2014, 19:34) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          You were the one using cap locks, not me. I was just keeping you in your place
  • eye (03/10/2013, 19:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    HOPE BROTHER MEL AINT PLAYIN POLITRICKS


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