Genre Fashion Music and Arts Festival 2017 launches Guayafest 2017: The Rebirth… to new heights!
Last Friday, August 18th, 2017, scores of patrons around Trinidad and Tobago headed to the Guayaguayare Community Centre for what is now deemed a Fashion and Cultural Extravaganza like none other.
Genre: Fashion Music and Arts Festival 2017 was coordinated by Mission Catwalk Allstar Designer, Makeup Artist and Managing Director of Image Caribe Model Agency- Machel Sandy. Machel hails from New Lands Village Guayaguayare and has been consistent in delivering breathtaking fashion showcases in the area during Guayaguayare Fest Celebrations since 2014, this year is the most anticipated after a brilliantly executed show last year.
This year was also the most successful showcase from the glamorous set design and decor by Jean Paul Moreno to The new Pop up and Thrift shop by Sneaker Artist: Keron Nelson, Visual Artist: AJ Rogers Jewelry Designer: Ledelle Pierre and Fashion Designer: William McIntosh. Patrons were properly entertained by a plethora of Musicians, including Stef Kalloo, Kid P, Kyle Granger and Perry Mc Kain, Dance performances by The After Dark Dance Company and Unstoppable Force Dance Crew and other entertainers from Rio Claro Mayaro.
The Festival kicked off with an opening piece by Image Caribe Models, choreographed by Machel Sandy and Keefim Rawlings. The highlights of the Festival, however, were the outstanding fashion showcases starting with Designs by Aaron then Marc Anthony, Stacy Smith Designs, stunning swimwear by Deson Ayinde, UTT Fashion Design student of the year Harvey Robertson, Ty Ties and Apparel, Rebel Entourage and finished with High Fashion designs by Karmelo Kouture.
In the end Coordinator Machel Sandy took to the stage to officially launch Guayafest 2017 and show his appreciation to sponsors and supporters, The Honorable Member of Parliament for Mayaro, Rushton Paray, The Ministry of Community Development and the Arts, Eastern Divers, Mr. Matthew Pierre and Created Beautiful Designs Boutique. Machel explained that there is a need for the redevelopment of Culture and the Arts in Mayaro specifically for the youths. He sees this as a positive way to help empower the youths.
Photos By: Chad Santana Photography