Party Island: Visiting St Lucia

Sun and sounds combine to vibrant effect during St Lucia’s jazz festival

10th June, 2018
8

In the humid Caribbean night heat, crawling through traffic to the Gros Islet Jump Up, a pumping weekly street party, my taxi driver Vienney considers the culture of St Lucia. “Any excuse for a party,” he observes, tapping the steering wheel and idly watching locals make their way their way by foot. “Friday night . . . party. Anniversary . . . party. A one-year old’s birthday . . . ..the kids’ party, then the...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Appetite For Distraction: this week’s home entertainment picks

TV review: Moody Northern thriller reawakens a troubled past

Radio review: National broadcaster shines when it puts children at centre

TV Review: Psychological thriller lurches into realms of the ludicrous