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Celebrating Christmas in St Lucia

  As St Lucia is a predominantly Catholic nation, Christmas is of course one of the island’s most celebrated events. Christmas carols start being heard on the radio around mid-November and from then on it’s full steam ahead in most households as everyone prepares for the festivities. The main towns are decorated and there is […]

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October in St Lucia: A month of celebrating St Lucian culture

  The month of October is a special month for St Lucians, who celebrate Creole Heritage Month, Jounen Kweyol and Oktoberfest en Kweyol throughout the island.

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Fet la Woz - St Lucia rose festival

Fet La Woz – St Lucia’s annual Rose Festival

A lovely traditional event that is held every year in St Lucia is the Rose Festival – “Fet la Woz” in Kwéyòl – which takes place on 30th August. In St Lucia’s cultural traditions there are two singing ‘societies’ – the Roses and the Marguerites – dedicated to singing the praises of their respective flowers. […]

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