The St. Kitts & Nevis National Carnival Committee (SKNNCC) is deeply saddened to announce a tragic
incident that occurred during the Panorama Competition on Wednesday, December 27, 2023.
A member of the Nevis Community Development Steel Orchestra, whose identity we are withholding out of respect for the family, experienced a medical emergency while performing at this event. Despite immediate medical attention and transportation to the hospital by ambulance, the beloved performer, sadly, did not survive.
The entire SKNNCC, along with the steelpan fraternity and the wider community, is in mourning following
this heartbreaking loss. We request that the privacy and sensitivity of the family be respected during this
In this moment of profound sorrow, we stand together as a community, united in our support, and extend
our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and fellow musicians of the Nevis Community Development Steel Orchestra.