Tenth of September Celebrated in the West Print E-mail
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Thursday, 12 September 2013 00:00

10th Parade in CayoWith signs ‘Belize in you, Belize in me, Land of the Free!’ painted in prominent places, the Tenth of September was celebrated successfully despite some light rain in San Ignacio and Santa Elena Town. Local residents began their celebration from the ninth of September. At the Eve of September the Tenth, students figured prominently and were tested for their knowledge on Belizean history on stage in front of the Administration Building by Town Councilors Mike Salazar and Sharry Medina.

Then on the Tenth of September a parade led by Queen of the West, Vania Patt, headed through the principal streets of San Ignacio and Santa Elena Towns. The beautiful Queen of the West was followed by the Mayor of San Ignacio and Santa Elena John August and some of his Councilors. Vania Patt’s step to the Crown has been sponsored by Representative for the Cayo West Division, the Hon. Erwin Contreras.