Arts & Entertainment

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...

Rihanna Named World’s Richest Female Musician

CNN:-  Rihanna has as emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grande dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé. The 31-year-old, whose real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty,...

New ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion Hailed

NBC News:- Who is Emma Boettcher? That would be the correct question to: She's the new champion of "Jeopardy!" after besting trivia titan James Houlzhauer. The University of Chicago librarian suddenly became America's most famous bookworm after word leaked mid-day Monday that...

Jay-Z Named World’s First Billionaire Rapper

BBC News:- Jay-Z is officially hip hop's first billionaire, Forbes has declared, after building an empire based on music, property, fashion and investments. The US magazine has estimated that the rapper's wealth now "conservatively totals" $1bn (£800m). Forbes says the husband of...

Saint Lucia Events All Set For Saint Lucia Carnival 2019

Press Release:- With a successful showing of Epic Saturday, the official Opening of Saint Lucia Carnival at The Sab on May 25th , Events Saint Lucia gets ready to roll out its scheduled calendar of activities. First on the agenda is the...

Sally Elwin Launches Singing Competition

Press Release:- Grab the Mic is a Singing Talent Competition that is the brainchild of Sally Elwin. Born from a lack of avenue for unknown talents, the competition seeks to highlight them. Grab the Mic will be hosting auditions across...

Barbados Minister Encourages Positive Content In Crop Over Lyrics

Barbados Today:- Minister of Broadcasting Senator Lucille Moe has issued a warning to broadcasters, songwriters and artistes to be mindful of their Crop Over content. She told the launch of the First Citizens/Digicel Big Show calypso tent: “I would like to see a sense of...

Buju Performs In Guyana, Urges Youth To Reject Violence

Stabroek News:- Nearly 12 years after his last concert here, Jamaican reggae icon and dancehall artiste Buju Banton returned to Guyana with a sold out performance early Sunday morning during which he urged youths to choose harmony and denounce crime. He...

Saint Lucia Carnival To Launch Saturday

Press Release:- With the Caribbean being a primary source market, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has chosen to launch the Saint Lucia Summer Festival Campaign at The Residence in Trinidad and Tobago. The campaign will thereafter continue in other Caribbean...

Saint Lucian Actor-Filmmaker Featured At Cannes Film Corner

By Keryn Nelson 21-year-old Saint Lucian, Kyvon Edwin's co-produced and co-written short film, Crush, has been selected for the prestigious Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner, currently underway in France until May 25. Roughly eight minutes in length, Crush, which...

Events Saint Lucia Gives The Gift Of Music

Press Release:- From Wednesday, May 8th to Saturday May 11th, 2019, Events Company of St. Lucia Inc. (ECSL) in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center hosted a series of music workshops at the Golden Palm Conference Center in Rodney Heights, Rodney...

American Idol finale ends in an upset

Throughout the “American Idol” Season 17 finale Sunday night, the winner seemed almost too obvious, especially when Alejandro Aranda, the 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Pomona, Calif., performed an original track called “Out Loud.” At the end, the studio audience screamed and cheered...

Opposition Pledges To Restore Saint Lucia Jazz To Former Glory

The leader of the opposition, Philip J.Pierre, has pledged that his Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) will return Saint Lucia Jazz to its former glory upon returning to office. Pierre spoke at a news conference Thursday. His statement on the...

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