Dress for Culture Day winners announced

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation has announced the winners of its annual Dress for Culture Day. 

Funds raised during the event go to support youth arts programming in the Cayman Islands, such as Summer Arts Camp, Young At Arts and Young Image Makers.  

People were encouraged to dress up on Friday, Feb. 27 and email photos to the cultural foundation. The photos were then posted on Facebook from March 4-18, and the “Most Liked” photograph in each category won a prize, organizers said. 

Participants could also take part in a live “Parade of Nations” competition at the Red Sky at Night Festival on the grounds of the Harquail Cultural Centre on Feb. 28, with the winners chosen by a panel of judges. 

Tiny Tots School was chosen as the Best School in the online vote and won a Logic Apple TV. Other winners of the online votes went to Shilpa Tagalpallewar for most original costume in the individual category and and Gianna McLaughlin for the most photogenic in the individual category. The winner of the Spirit of Dress For Culture went to Patricia Plummer. 

The online vote for the best dressed corporate team went to the Philippines Tennis Club. 

In the Parade of Nations, the winner of the large group category went to the Philippines, and the runner up was India. 


Patricia Plummer won the Spirit of Dress for Culture award in the online voting.


Online voters chose Gianna McLaughlin as the winner of the most photogenic entry in the individual category.

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