Salsa Saint Lucia turns 3 – Young but Strong and Solid!
If you have ever been to a Salsa Saint Lucia party, which typically attracts a crowd of well over 100 persons, or visited the vibrant Facebook page of over 12,000 likes, you would find it difficult to believe that Salsa Saint Lucia is only three years old.
The organisation celebrated its third birthday yesterday with an exceptional Anniversary Latin Dance Party at BLU Hotel.
Salsa Saint Lucia, still in its youthful stages, has blossomed over the years into an efficiently developed, vibrant and advanced movement that has regenerated Latin dance and music in Saint Lucia. Salsa Saint Lucia’s event planning, dance workshop execution and instructional Latin dance classes are outstanding!
Established in February 2013 by, Dr. Peter St. Rose, CEO and Founder, Salsa Saint Lucia is a non-profit organisation that is committed to providing a creative, vibrant and exciting alternative to entertainment, dance, fitness and socializing in Saint Lucia.
Its mission is to promote fitness, healthy living, social development and cultural diversity through Latin dance and music in a fun, respectable environment. This mandate is achieved through the hosting of various types of Latin dance parties, Latin dance workshops and Instructional Latin dance classes.
Every year Salsa Saint Lucia graduates over 80 Latin dance students.
Its performance group has participated in events both locally and regionally.
Additionally Salsa Saint Lucia organizes charity parties to assist various worthy causes in Saint Lucia.
The organisation has been highly influential in changing the perception that dance is only for a select few with its inviting and unforgettable slogan “Anyone can dance”.
Salsa Saint Lucia is currently collaborating with the Saint Lucia Tourist Board to promote the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival 2016 and its highly popular Latin music-headlining performer Marc Anthony.
Salsa Saint Lucia is also well into the planning stages of its hotly-anticipated Latin Jazz Party slated for May 7, 2016 at Indies Night Club. The Latin Jazz Party, one of the organisation’s signature events, is hosted annually at the apex of the Jazz season.
For more information and all the latest updates about the Latin Jazz Party 2016, dance workshops or any other Salsa Saint Lucia events, like Salsa Saint Lucia’s page on Facebook. experience for the packed audience when Mr Modeste Downes, in his book review, delivered a scintillating tribute to Mr Rayman, and members of the Forum read excerpts from Mr. Rayman’s stories, as well as from an assortment of his other literary works. One selection was also dramatized, to the audience’s amusement.
Miss Juelle Cadette, the current president of the Writers Forum, in her stimulating address, expressed gratitude to the past president, Mr Kensely Charlemagne, for his vision and for the dynamism of the group she was elected to lead. Miss Cadette extended an invitation to other writers to join the Forum as plans are afoot to extend the scope of the organisation’s activities.
There were cocktails, champagne, refreshments, socializing, book sale and a signing to culminate a pleasant evening.
The Writers Forum meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Castries Central Library.
Team Salsa Saint Lucia in a celebratory mode.