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Marciano Busby is the HTS Look-a-Like Winner

Marciano Busby and Gramps Morgan may have a lot incommon besides music.   HTS selected Marciano out of a pool of more than 40 entrants in the HTS / Radio 100 Helen FM Look-a-Like contest. Over two weeks, participants who believed they physically resembled any of the main stage acts performing …

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Morgan Heritage Solidifies Soleil Roots & Soul

Morgan Heritage was the centerpiece of the inaugural Soleil Roots and Soul concert at the Pigeon Island National Landmark. Performing for a global audience at Soleil Roots and Soul, Morgan Heritage seamlessly settled on mainstage to deliver a string of chart topping reggae hit songs.  THE ROYAL FAMILY OF REGGAE …

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Congratulations to Nancy Desir-Frederick Winner of HTS Look-a-Like Contest

Congratulations to Nancy Desir-Frederick Winner of the HTS Look-a-Like Contest. Nancy Desir-Frederick beat out more than 40 entrants in the HTS Look-a-Like Contest which ran for about 2 weeks in June. Nancy Desir-Frederick is the undeniable dead-ringer of Jamaican reggae soul star Etana. “Here’s my sister” said Etana upon first seeing …

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Etana Takes Main Stage at Soleil Roots & Soul

Etana is a reggae soul singer/songwriter who focuses on uplifting messages and inspirational music. Her performances range from a full live band to up-close and personal acoustic sets with a guitarist.  Widely considered as the leading female voice in contemporary reggae music, Etana rose to prominence in 2006 with her …

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Musiq Soulchild Soothes Soleil Roots & Soul

Musiq Soulchild is a hip-hop soul artist who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He built a reputation for being musically gifted, beat boxing for MCs, free styling on the open mic circuit or just performing acappella for strangers on the streets. Deeply inspired by the R&B/Soul sound of the 70’s, …

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A Carnival Surprise at Soleil Roots & Soul

Organizers pulled out all the stops for Soleil Roots & Soul. Patrons got a special surprise between music sets on the final day of the two day concert at the Pigeon Island National Landmark.   Three time groovy soca king Arthur Allain, along with Ezra d’ Funmachine, Nerdy and reigning …

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ROB ZII AND PHYNESS Adds Soul to Soleil Roots & Soul

Rob Zii’s career spans over 2 decades. He is a former member of Amate, having joined in 1992, and a founding member of Kronic Heights Productions (1996). Zii has shared stages with many mainstream artists such as Maxi Priest, Shaggy, Michael Bolton, Fantasia, Beres Hammond and Dave Koz.  Zii took part in a US …

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Dianna Philip is Live at Soleil Roots and Soul

Dianna Philip is a young Saint Lucian vocalist who is honing her craft as the island watches.  She has always had a love for the arts and has been living her dream for a few years.  During the day, Dianna impacts lives as a primary school teacher.  She is also …

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Soleil Roots & Soul Climaxes Today

Musiq Soulchild, Etana, Rob Zii & Phyness and Dianna Phillip will take main stage at the Pigeon Island National Landmark for the climax of the final day of the Soleil Roots & Soul concert on June 18th. Day 2 of Soleil Roots & Soul will also feature a preview of what’s …

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GIS NEWS: Latin American, Caribbean climate talks in Saint Lucia

  The effects of climate change can be felt across the globe especially in the North Pole. Experts from Latin America and the Caribbean are in Saint Lucia to attend a four-day sustainable development workshop ahead of international climate talks. The workshop centres on building Sustainable National Greenhouse Gas Inventory …

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