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Regatta 2014 Was The 41st. Edition Organised By The Seychelles Round Table And Again Declared A Resounding Success

October 14, 2014 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

Seychelles-TravelThe ROUND TABLE of the Seychelles organised this October their 41st Edition of their annual REGATTA and again this year their event was declared a resounding success.

When he addressed the opening ceremony of REGATTA 2014 Vincent Lee Kim Koon, the President of ROUND TABLE Seychelles said that that the REGATTA remains the long standing tradition ofROUND TABLE Seychelles and the main and biggest fundraising activity for both the Association and nationally.

“REGATTA is the time of the year for the celebration of the vitality, culture and entrepreneurship of our people as through its eventful programme it provides for a bled of sporting activities, entertainment by local artists and a fair of food, drinks, artifacts and games by our local vendors and companies by the renown Beau Vallon beach, rendered even more popular by the event” said Mr Lee Kim Koon. As President of ROUND TABLE Seychelles, Mr Vincent Lee Kim Koon went on to say that the REGATTA unites all the people of Seychelles as it brings together people from all walks of life and from every corner of Seychelles not only in celebration of the island’s lois de vivre but essentially for the fundraising of a community project. “Accordingly, this year the REGATTA is uniting us towards a cause of concern for all of us, which is no other than cancer” said the President of ROUND TABLE Seychelles.

“Cancer is a disease which is the leading cause of death globally and the second cause of death nationally after cardio vascular diseases, and in view that these disease strongly relates to our lifestyle, this REGATTA seek to sustain the call for healthy living under the motto of Healthy living against cancer” Mr Lee Kim Koon said.

Minister Mitcy Larue, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Health was next to address the opening ceremony of the 2014 REGATTA and she thanked ROUND TABLE Seychelles for dedicating their fundraising activities of this event for cancer related activities. “We are indeed grateful that the ROUND TABLE had heard our plea for everyone to work together to help provide the best of health care possible for all Seychellois” said Minister Larue. The Minister responsible for Health spoke at length about the need for healthy living for a better life.

Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture was also given the honour to address the official opening ceremony of REGATTA 2014. Minister St.Ange congratulated ROUND TABLE Seychelles for having had to tenacity with which to stage 41 REGATTA weekends. “You had understood on the need to join the world of events for Seychelles to consolidate its tourism industry. You worked hard and have mastered the art of fundraising as you give to the people an event they like and an event they want. On behalf of the Government of Seychelles we salute you Mr Vincent Lee Kim Koon and your committee for a job well done.” Minister St.Ange said.

REGATTA 2014 proved to set a new record in lottery tickets sold. The Seychelles ROUND TABLE also this year relaunched their Miss Regatta and MR Regatta Contest.

Vincent Lee Kim Koon, Minister Alain St.Ange, Minister Mitzy Larue and the Miss & Mr Regatta winners

Vincent Lee Kim Koon, Minister Alain St.Ange, Minister Mitzy Larue and the Miss & Mr Regatta winners

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