The Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s 14th Annual National Arts and Culture Awards presentation was held at the Harquail Theatre recently.
Awards were as follows:
Nominees for Volunteer of the Year
Linda Appleqvist, Wendy George, Paul Samuels, Virginia Foster and Rotary Sunrise.
CNCF Volunteer of the Year Award
Nominees for Arts and Heritage Awards
Boatswain’s Beach, Captain Ned Miller, Chuck & Barrie Quappe, Deal Ebanks, Gaston Maloney, Native Sons, The North Side Kitchen Band, Rose May Ebanks and Wray Banker.
Artistic Endeavour Award
Deal Ebanks and Rose May Ebanks
Artistic Achievement Award
Artistic Excellence Award
Chuck & Barrie Quappe
The Chairman’s Award(For outstanding contribution to the work of CNCF)
Cayman Islands Department of Tourism
Cultural Heritage Award(for the exploration, promotion or preservation of Caymanian cultural heritage)
The North Side Kitchen Band
Nominees for the Corporate Sponsor of the Year Award(for outstanding support of the arts and the work of CNCF)
The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, Sunshine Suites, C.I. Department of Tourism, Cayman 27, Cayman Airways, Marriott Resort Grand Cayman, Tropicana Tours, Cayman Islands Investment Bureau, Cable & Wireless
Corporate Sponsor of the Year
The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman
Two special awards were made. One was presented to Stephanie Williams for her long term volunteerism in support of CNCF. The other went to Deloitte for storing and preserving CNCF’s Gladwyn K. Bush Art Collection in the wake of Hurricane Ivan and for the ensuing two and half years.