Music popular in St Vincent and the Grenadines includes big drum, calypso, soca, steelpan and reggae. String music, quadrille and bele music and traditional storytelling are also popular. One of St Vincent’s most successful locals is Kevin Lyttle. He was appointed the island’s cultural ambassador on 19 September 2013.
The national anthem of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is “Saint Vincent, Land so beautiful”, which was adopted at independence in 1979.