The judges for the GEBE Christmas Lighting Competition will soon be visiting the participating Christmas Displays this evening to determine the winners of the 2010 GEBE Christmas Lighting Competition.
This year’s judges are radio and television personalities that will be judging their interpretation of Christmas.
A total of 12 homes are participating in the lighting competition on St. Maarten and 11 in Saba. The panel of judges will judge the displays on five different criteria, namely creativity, first impression, special effects, traditional display and use of energy saving technology. The winners will be announced in January 2011.
GEBE is also encouraging her residents to go out and enjoy the many lighting displays. Plus they can help to determine which display is most popular. You can vote for your favorite display and one prize will be determined solely by the popular vote. The popular vote prize is $500 shopping certificate at a supermarket of your choice will be given to the display that receives the most votes either in the online poll at www.nvgebe.com/christmas. Voting closes December 31, 2010 at midnight.