Tickets for the National Independence Service, which will take place this Sunday, November 24, are now available.
Persons are advised to visit Government Headquarters, Bay Street, St. Michael, at their earliest convenience to obtain their tickets, due to the limited number of spaces available.
The annual service will be held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, beginning at 4:00 p.m. It is being coordinated by the Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development, under the theme Encouraging Each Other with Hope and Unity.
Preceding the official ceremony, there will a number of cultural presentations beginning at 3:00 p.m. During the service there will also be renditions from an 80-member mass choir; a dance piece and a presentation from the Barbados Landship.
A collection will also be taken with the monies donated to the Cancer Support Services and the Barbados Prison Fellowship.