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Saint Lucia PM Says Increased Investment In Carnival Bearing Fruit

Asserting that the growth in Saint Lucia Carnival is now clearly evident, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has said it is evident that his administration's increased investment in Carnival and the Saint Lucia Summer Festival as whole over the past...

PM Says He ‘Really Enjoyed’ Carnival

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has said on his official Facebook page that he really enjoyed this year's Saint Lucia carnival celebrations which organisers have dubbed a resounding success. On Carnival Monday Chastanet briefly jumped up with some female revellers at...

Carnival Nudity ‘Unacceptable’ Organisers Say

Saint Lucia carnival was a resounding success, but nudity during the event and the debauchery of revellers are matters forconcern, organisers say. "I saw about two or three kids watching when a guy’s face was in a lady’s bum -...

Saint Lucia PM Joins Carnival Jump Up

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet  briefly participated in the carnival Monday jump up. A video posted on social media shows him jumping up among female carnival revellers. According to reports, the sixteen second recording was made at Vigie when Chastanet joined Xuvo...

PM Urges Safety First Amid Carnival Celebrations

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has highlighted the need for safety as Saint Lucians celebrate carnival. In a post on his official Facebook page Chastanet wished all carnival bands, revelers and spectators a safe and enjoyable two days of partying that...

Courts Babonneau Steel Orchestra Wins Another Panorama Competition

Press Release:- Events Company of Saint Lucia Inc. (ECSL) and the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) are pleased to announce the results of the 2019 National Panorama Competition following the activities held on Friday, July 12th at Carnival City,  The Sab in...

Usain Bolt From Track To Studio

Caribbean Entertainment Hub:- World Record Holder and Jamaican Retired Sprinter Usain Bolt is causing quite a stir on the music scene as he makes his musical debut as the executive producer of the new ‘Olympe Rose’ Riddim. Officially released on July...

Third Annual Saint Lucia Dive Festival Attracts Record Numbers

Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Divers Association and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority are passionate about the third annual Saint Lucia Dive Festival (DiveFest) slated for September 8-15, 2019. The event will feature a number of activities including a dive treasure...

Stevie Wonder To Get Kidney Transplant

BBC News:- Stevie Wonder will have a kidney transplant later this year, he has announced. The singer told the crowd about his medical condition as he finished his set at British Summer Time Hyde Park. He said he had found a donor...

Miss Laborie Credit Union Crowned Carnival Queen

Press Release:- Events Company of Saint Lucia and the Cultural Development Foundation congratulates the eight (8) fabulous young ladies who competed in the 2019 National Queen Pageant. With a bursting sold out venue on the evening of July 5th, at...

Wayne Wonder & Kranium to Headline Saint Lucia’s Mercury Fest

Press Release:-  The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is proud to be associated with the second annual Mercury Fest slated for July 20, 2019. The ultimate beach party produced by Epic Events is one of the most anticipated highlights of the summer. Jamaican...

Rihanna Moved To Tears In Tribute To One Of Her Mentors

CMC News: Barbadian mega star Rihanna was brought to tears as she paid personal tribute to one of the mentors in her life, West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick. The renowned pop singer and business mogul was on hand at...

Soufriere Carnival Ends On Successful Note

Press Release:- The Soufriere Events Committee hosted a successful Soufriere Carnival for a third consecutive year on June 23rd and 24th 2019, under the theme “Liberated. Our Journey” Despite the unsavoury weather conditions on Sunday revellers enjoyed a pre morning...

18 Named for the Semi Finals Of The National Calypso Monarch

Press Release:- The Events Company of St. Lucia Inc. (ECSL) and the Calypso Management Committee (CMC) are thrilled to announce the artistes who will compete in the Semi Finals of the Soca Monarch  on Sunday June 30th. The Semi Finalists include:   Calypsonian 1 Ambrose...

Heavy Rains Force Venue Change For Groovy & Power Soca Monarch Event

Press Release:- Because of the heavy rains now being experienced in Saint Lucia, Events Saint Lucia, in collaboration with Cultural Development Foundation and Calypso Management Committee, has made the decision to change the venue for today’s Groovy & Power...

Blind Welfare Association Hosts First Cupcake War

 It was all about inclusiveness for the St. Lucia Blind Welfare Association as it staged the first ever Cupcake War involving blind and low visioned participants. This one of a kind competition was judged by Rosie Joinville, owner of Big...

Hot 7 Launches Vaval TV

Press Release:-  On Tuesday June 11, 2019, Hot 7 television launched “Vaval TV” – St. Lucia’s very first TV Channel dedicated to daylong programming of St. Lucia Carnival. Vaval TV entails a nightly two (2) hour bumper package of highlights...

Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Preliminary Artistes Announced

Press Release:- On Sunday June 23rd, 2019 from 3pm, the National Cultural Center Grounds will come alive as the predominant sound of Carnival, Groovy and Power Soca, takes its first stage of competition. In 2018, the Groovy Monarch title was captured...

Expanded Lineup Set For Third Annual Saint Lucia Roots & Soul

Press Release:-  On Wednesday June 19, tickets will go on sale for the third annual Saint Lucia Roots & Soul. The festival slated for August 23 to 25, 2019 follows Carnival on the Saint Lucia Summer Festival’s calendar and...

Corinth Secondary School Walks Away With The Crown

Press Release:- It was another successful showing at the NCC as Students of 9 (nine) Secondary Schools took to the stage to compete for the crown at the National Secondary Schools Calypso Competition June 7th 2019. As with the Primary Schools, Radio...

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