Fourth Annual Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair commences this evening

first_img Tweet 27 Views no discussions Sharing is caring! Nature Island Literary Festival & Book Fair. The fourth Annual Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair gets underway this evening with a grand opening ceremony at the University of the West Indies Open Campus, under the patronage of His Excellency President Dr. Nicholas Liverpool.The grand opening is expected to showcase live poetry performances as well as stories written by local, regional and international writers.The ceremony will also feature Jing ping music and the Sixth Form Sisserou Singers.The Literary Festival however, will include exciting workshops such as Travel Writing, Opening Doors to Literacy, Playwriting and Ideas and Issues with several professional writers including award winning playwright Snoo Wilson from the United Kingdom.The Nature Island Literary Festival encourages all to register for one of the festival workshops scheduled for tomorrow, and advises that these workshops, all held at the UWI Open Campus, are a great opportunity to improve your writing skills free of charge.Dominica Vibes News Sharecenter_img Share Share EducationLocalNewsPrimarySecondaryTertiary Fourth Annual Nature Island Literary Festival and Book Fair commences this evening by: – August 5, 2011last_img read more

The Latest: Concern raised in Germany about testing players

first_img___South Korea’s professional baseball league has decided to begin its season on May 5.The games will be played without fans until the risk of infection from the coronavirus is gone.The league plans to maintain a 144-game regular-season schedule but has decided scrap its all-star game and shorten the first round of the playoffs from a best-of-five to best-of-three series.The KBO says it could shorten the regular season if infections erupt. The league will advise players to wear face masks in locker rooms and require them to download smartphone apps to report their daily health status to league officials. ___The second edition of FIA’s Motorsport Games has been postponed until next year because of the coronavirus pandemic.The multi-disciple event between various nations was scheduled for Oct. 23-25 at the Circuit Paul Ricard near designated host city Marseille. The new dates are Oct. 22-24 next year at the same place.The next games are set to see the introduction of rally and historic motorsport events.Paul Ricard also hosts a Formula One race. It is scheduled for June 28 but widely expected to become the 10th of 22 races this season to be called off amid the virus outbreak. Associated Press Regular testing of players and team staff is a key element of a plan to resume German soccer in empty stadiums next month.Robert Koch Institute vice president Lars Schaade says he doesn’t “see why certain sections of the population … should be routinely screened.”Schaade says he would prefer testing to be focused on people who show symptoms or who are linked to an outbreak of the virus.Clubs are eager to resume the Bundesliga to avoid financial losses. They are negotiating a tricky political landscape and opposition from some fan groups.The governors of German states Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia have called for a restart of soccer on May 9 but not all states are on board. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The deputy head of Germany’s national disease control center has cautioned against coronavirus testing for soccer players in order to restart the league.center_img ___More AP sports: and,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 April 21, 2020 The Latest: Concern raised in Germany about testing playerslast_img read more