Carnival Time Again

With its vibrant masquerade bands, pulsating music and spectacular costumes, St. Lucia’s festival of colour comes alive. Carnival originated from the Latin expression “Carnem Levare” (to remove meat), was historically celebrated in pre-Lent time, but over a decade ago moved to July. The…

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Carnival on St. Lucia

Over the weekend, the island hosted one its premiere events, St. Lucian Carnival.  Carnival, from the Latin expression “Carnem levare” (to remove the meat), was originally held in the month of February, two days prior to the commencement of lent, a time of solemn fast. Conversely, the event…

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