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Transfer Day Events to Be Held March 30 and 31

March 28, 2007 – The Transfer Day Committee invites the public to join in the observance of the 90th anniversary of the transfer of the Virgin Islands from the Danish West Indies to the United States of America.
A community cultural night of quelbe and quadrille dancing will be held from 5-9 p.m., on Friday, March 30, at the Emancipation Garden. It will feature performances by the Lockhart Elementary and Prophecy Elementary School Quadrille Dancers, along with the Mungo Niles Cultural Dancers and the St. Thomas Heritage Dancers. Milo's Kings along with the St. Croix Educational Complex Quelbe Band will provide musical accompaniment. A quadrille "line dance" will highlight the evening's activities with St. Croix's own Bradley Christian doing the calling. The master of ceremonies will be Leo Moron.
The Committee to Revive Our Culture will host a mini cultural fair featuring locally made arts and crafts items, local foods and drinks from 9 a.m. through the evening, on Saturday, March 31, at the Emancipation Garden. Live entertainment will be provided by the St. Croix Educational Complex Quelbe Band and various quadrille dance groups.
Official Transfer Day Ceremonies: St. Croix District – 10 a.m. at the Lawaetz Museum in Frederiksted; St. Thomas-St. John District – musical prelude begins at 2:30 p.m., followed by the ceremony at 3 p.m., on Saturday, March 31, at the V.I. Capitol Grounds. The 90th Anniversary Transfer Day Committee will host the last of its series of public activities at the Emancipation Garden at 5:30 p.m. highlighting Milo's Kings in concert with Pierre Dørge's New Jungle Orchestra. For more information on New Jungle Orchestra, visit them online at www.newjungleorchestra.com. The master of ceremony for the evening's event will be Irvin "Brownie" Brown.
For more information, contact Myron Jackson at 776-8605.

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March 28, 2007 – The Transfer Day Committee invites the public to join in the observance of the 90th anniversary of the transfer of the Virgin Islands from the Danish West Indies to the United States of America.
A community cultural night of quelbe and quadrille dancing will be held from 5-9 p.m., on Friday, March 30, at the Emancipation Garden. It will feature performances by the Lockhart Elementary and Prophecy Elementary School Quadrille Dancers, along with the Mungo Niles Cultural Dancers and the St. Thomas Heritage Dancers. Milo's Kings along with the St. Croix Educational Complex Quelbe Band will provide musical accompaniment. A quadrille "line dance" will highlight the evening's activities with St. Croix's own Bradley Christian doing the calling. The master of ceremonies will be Leo Moron.
The Committee to Revive Our Culture will host a mini cultural fair featuring locally made arts and crafts items, local foods and drinks from 9 a.m. through the evening, on Saturday, March 31, at the Emancipation Garden. Live entertainment will be provided by the St. Croix Educational Complex Quelbe Band and various quadrille dance groups.
Official Transfer Day Ceremonies: St. Croix District - 10 a.m. at the Lawaetz Museum in Frederiksted; St. Thomas-St. John District – musical prelude begins at 2:30 p.m., followed by the ceremony at 3 p.m., on Saturday, March 31, at the V.I. Capitol Grounds. The 90th Anniversary Transfer Day Committee will host the last of its series of public activities at the Emancipation Garden at 5:30 p.m. highlighting Milo's Kings in concert with Pierre Dørge's New Jungle Orchestra. For more information on New Jungle Orchestra, visit them online at www.newjungleorchestra.com. The master of ceremony for the evening's event will be Irvin "Brownie" Brown.
For more information, contact Myron Jackson at 776-8605.