Liamuiga Oualie Arts Foundation



The “Sugar Experience” is not just a gathering or celebration of the arts; it is a catalyzing sojourn that transcends geographical boundaries. Through transformational performances, irresistible cuisine, and an immersive cultural exchange, the LOAF Sugar Experience will transport you through the sun-kissed shores and rich heritage of St. Kitts and Nevis. Beyond the colors and rhythms, however, lies a profound purpose – the funding of academic scholarships for aspiring students. With each celebratory step you take, you are paving the way for deserving minds to achieve their dreams, to realize their potential, and to contribute meaningfully to their communities and the world.

On the Thursday evening before Labor Day, LOAF hosts its annual celebration in New York City. to showcase Kittitian and Nevisian Arts and Culture. Food, music, spoken and written word, poetry, photography, dance, song, and fashion are featured on the international stage.

An Annual Oasis

LOAF’s production of the Sugar Experience will become the annual oasis for Kittitians and Nevisians within the diaspora who long for a taste of home. It will be a space to celebrate our authentic culture.

The Visual Arts

Kittitian and Nevisian visual artists whether based in the twin islands or the New York

Metro Area

(photography and painting) will display their art.


Musical headliners from St. Kitts and Nevis, and New York.
Food and Beverage
A featured chef/caterer and invited chefs and cooks offering tastings of Kittitian and Nevisian cuisine throughout the event.


Fashion shows throughout the event featuring sustainable fabrics and methods of climate friendly production.


Honored international and local speakers and presenters will grace the annual celebration. A distinguished lineup of thought leaders, artists, and influencers will add depth and insight to the LOAF mission. Through engaging talks and captivating presentations, they not only amplify the cultural richness of the event but also help shape futures.


LOAF nurtures key partnerships with corporate and international agency sponsors in order to meet the costs of hosting the LOAF Celebration.

LOAF will partner globally with international agencies for the achievement of sustainable development initiatives and goals to support the growth and advancement of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis as an attractive destination for investment, tourism, and commerce.

Photo courtesy of St. Kitts Tourism Authority. Unauthorized use not permitted.