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27TH Annual Kite Flying Competition Providenciales

#Providenciales, April 25, 2019 – Turks and Caicos – The Turks & Caicos Tourist Board hosted its 27th Annual Kite Flying Competition in Providenciales on April 22, 2019 at The Bight Park. The event was well attended and received tremendous support from residents and tourists who enjoyed Easter egg hunts, domino tournament, entertainment by Prime DJs and live music by Provision.

Director of Tourism Ramon Andrews commented, “This year’s Kite Flying Competition was a major comeback for the annual event. The public can anticipate this signature event as we are eager to do our part to keep the tradition of kite building alive in the Turks & Caicos Islands. We would like to extend our profound thanks to our partners and sponsors who assisted us in making the event enjoyable and memorable for all – Provo Sailing Academy, Clement Howell High School Tourism Club, Department of Culture, TCI Dolls, The Sands at Grace Bay, IGA and Turks Head Brewery”.

The Smallest Kite

1st Place – Aaron Rodney

2nd Place – Deon Rodney

3rd Place – Kevin Reeder

The Largest Kite

1st Place – Bill Grant

2nd Place – Providence

3rd Place – The Sands on Grace Bay

Most Artistic Kite

1st Place – Kim Burton

2nd Place – Providence

3rd Place – Tyrese Gordon

Best Traditional Kite (KopyJink)

1st Place – Bruce Walkin

2nd Place – Coco Vibes

3rd Place – Drexler Smith

Best Company Kite

1st Place – International School

2nd Place – Bill Grant

3rd Place – EMS Pest Control

Best Mommy & Me Kite

1st Place – Merlene & Jewel Diamond

Best Daddy & Me Kite

1st Place – Benneth Williams, Providence and Darius Coakly (3 way tie)

2nd Place – Shawn Gilkes

3rd – Coco Vibes

Domino Tournament Winners

Rolyn Almonte & Barnard Gerbex

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