DPM Ernest Hilaire informs public about schedule of St Lucian Carnival 2023

DPM Ernest Hilaire informs public about schedule of St Lucian Carnival 2023

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Castries, Saint Lucia: Deputy Prime Minister, who also serves as the Minister of Tourism, Ernest Hilaire, felt delighted while sharing the event calendar for the Saint Lucian Carnival 2023. As per the official updates, the event will start on July 1 and conclude on July 19, witnessing many interesting events.

Through a dedicated social media post, Tourism Minister anticipated that the Carnival would return with more excitement and joy this year. He outlined, “This year’s CarnivalCarnival will be one of the biggest with the return of many of our National Programs, including Kiddies Carnival, School’s Panorama and Jouvert. We will also see the return of community carnivals throughout the island.”

Furthermore, he shed light on the fact that the Carnivals and festivals hold immense significance for the nation and its people as it showcases their vibrant culture and heritage.

“Carnival is one of our premier cultural and creative industry activities, and we must nurture it and help it grow. We must also make it inclusive to everyone and encourage participation island-wide,” he noted.

The official schedule of the events to be organised while celebrating the Saint Lucian Carnival 2023 is as follows:

JULY 1

SOS Soca
Feteland

JULY 8

Privasea (Boatride)

JULY 9

Bacchanal Brunch
BRB (Boatride)
WOW

JULY 11

Transend Moonlight Mass

JULY 12

COD Boatride (Coolers On Deck)
Welcome
Aura
Sexy Shorts & Soca
Hello

JULY 13

Speed (Boatride)
Soca Booze Cruise (Boatride)
Escape Fete
U4RIA

JULY 14

B. A. D. (Breakfast at Dawn)
JOB Boat Ride
Steam (Boatride)
SA KA FETE
Color Me Red

JULY 15

MESS
SOCKET
Bacchanal Blocko
Powder
Brunch & Soca Saint Lucia
Soca Raff Up (Boatride)
Remedy “Beach Cooler Fete”
FAMILY

JULY 16

Rum Bucket
Indulgence Breakfast Fete
Fuzion Breakfast Fete
Brunch & Soca Saint Lucia
SUNLIT
Rum in the Morning
Red Brunch
BRAZEN
H.O.T.
Legacy Fete

JULY 17

Jab Jab J’Ouvert Band

JULY 19

SUITS Beach Party
DAY 3

Picture Courtesy: Ernest Hilaire (Facebook)

Along with this, the minister also shared the flyers displaying the list the nearby events to be organised by the tourism authority of the nation. Ernest Hilaire shared the list regarding National Events, Community Carnival Parades and Calypso & Soca Tent.