St. Lucia Independence – 41 years and growing strong.

St. Lucia is an Island nation with a unique story of both turmoil and perseverance. This year, the Island Marks its 40th anniversary of independence on February 22nd. Celebrating the transition from where it was to where it is presently.

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Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival Celebrates 25 years

Every year, during the month of May, the world’s best Jazz Musicians travel to Saint Lucia for the most anticipated Music Event of the Caribbean. Cited as one of the world’s best – the Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival – attracts thousands with a lineup of stellar artistes who fuse famed musical…

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Vive La Rose! A Uniquely St. Lucian Festival

One of the very interesting traditional custom that still exist in the Caribbean today is the “La Rose” festival – one of two flower cultural festivals celebrated primarily in rural communities.  Although these groups are ostensibly singing societies dedicated to praising either flower, the…

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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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Jazz Under the Sun

Each year, during the month of May, the picturesque island of Saint Lucia transforms into a vast festive stage for music lovers.  Cited as one of the world’s best – the Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival – attracts thousands with a lineup of stellar artistes who fuse famed musical talent and…

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Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival 2015 Line Up Is Unveiled

Cited as one of the world’s best – the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival – will attract thousands to Simply Beautiful Saint Lucia with a line-up of performers who blends island culture, famed musical talent and diverse music genres. Performances will be set against the iconic and historic Pigeon…

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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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St.Lucia Arts & Jazz Festival 2013

The month of May brings the sounds of jazz and world music to St. Lucia. For two weeks the island throbs to the beat of Jazz, Soul, r & b and enticing Caribbean Rhythms. This year the Premier Cultural Event of the region— now rebranded “Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival” — has geared up…

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