St Maarten set to host 44th St Maarten Heineken Regatta

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St Maarten is all set to host the 44th St Maarten Heineken Regatta from 29th February to 3rd March 2024. The visitors of the event will experience all the flavours of Caribbean music and dance.

Notably, the St Maarten Heineken Regatta has also unveiled a local and international lineup that compliments the energy of the Regatta. St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is a celebration of the Caribbean culture, from the heritage of the island and sailing to the sights, sounds, and flavours that make St Maarten unique and different.

The Regatta Party will kick off with an epic DJ Battle, which will feature local DJs; lovers of electronic dance music can expect the island to deliver the best riffs and loops in the Caribbean.

Kevin Lyttle . Picture Credits: Fb accounts
Kevin Lyttle. Picture Credits: FB accounts

Moreover, Kevin Lyttle and Rupee, the international artists, will entertain the crowd on 1st March. Kevin Lyttle became famous with his hit single “Turn Me On”. It is a dance-pop hit with Caribbean vibes obtained from his home island of St. Vincent. Rupee is also all set to deliver a remarkable performance, which guarantees a fun-filled Friday night.

Rupee, the international artists. Picture Credits: Fb accounts
Rupee, the international artists. Picture Credits: Fb accounts

Along with him, various local artists will also perform on Friday, including King T-Mo, Control Band and Mix Master Pauly.

DROXYANI. Picture Credits: Fb accounts
DROXYANI. Picture Credits: Fb accounts

The Haitian American duo, DROXYANI, making their mark on the International serene, is all set to grace the event on Saturday, 2nd March 2024. Along with them, the local artists, including King James, Latin Sugar, Urmain Drum Band and island DJs, as well as a Carnival Troupe dance performance, will also set the stage on fire through their electrifying performances.

Tarrus Riley. Picture Credits: Fb accounts
Tarrus Riley. Picture Credits: FB accounts

On Sunday, 3rd March, Tarrus Riley will be the main headliner of the St Maarten Heineken Regatta. Tarrus Riley is a Jamaican-American reggae singer and member of the Rastafari movement. He is ready to perform his signature song, “She’s Royal”, which makes everyone sway when these tunes come on.

Furthermore, DJ Puffy, who shook the world with energy as vibrant and infectious as the Caribbean hits, will also make his debut on the Regaatta stage. Local artists such as Tamillia Chance and Kenyo Baly will once again rock the Regatta stage.

Various community members have also expressed their excitement about attending the event. One person with a Facebook account, Jean-Marc Hunzinger, commented, “Awesome lineup. I’m glad that I will be there.”

Another person with a Facebook account, Gumbs Gerald, commented the following: “Best lineup in a while.”

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