Scorcher and Soso named Cultural Ambassadors of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

ScorcherCyril ‘Scorcher’ Thomas (R) and Winston Soso among audience at town hall meeting.

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves has added renowned Brooklyn, New York-based soca artistes Cyril N. ‘Scorcher’ Thomas and Winston Soso to the “pantheon of cultural ambassadors” in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

“This evening, on behalf of the Government and People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, I will like to announce formally that Winston Soso and Cyril ‘Scorcher’ Thomas will join the pantheon of cultural ambassadors,” said Gonsalves, in making the announcement at a town hall meeting at the Friends of Crown Heights Educational Center in Brooklyn on Sunday, to enthusiastic, sustained applause.

“We thank Winston Soso and Cyril Thomas for their immense contributions,” added the Vincentian leader, stating that “I know many of us have danced and sung, for example to Winston Soso’s ‘I Don’t Mind’(pre-empted by the crowd’s disclosure).

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By: NELSON A. KING – US Correspondent • Fri, Nov 28, 2014

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