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La Place Carenage Officially Launches Tea Time Jazz 2016

The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) recently held the official launch of the 19th Annual Tea Time Jazz.  The long existing fringe event on the Calendar of Events of the Saint LuciaSLASPA Jazz & Arts Festival, features free performances by local artistes while offering patrons complimentary tea, coffee and light snacks.

The enthusiastic host of the event, Ms. Marva Greenidge, Marketing Specialist – Commercial Development at SLASPA, unveiled the lineup which kicks off on Wednesday May 4th with local songbird, Aiyah (Mayah Michaela Leonce) and the man with a voice that soothes and music that grooves, Michael Robinson. On Thursday May 5th, the Digicel Pantime Steel Orchestra will perform a range of melodious hits from varying genres including Soca, Calypso and R & B.  For the grand finale, The Derek Yarde Project – “DYP” will grab the minds, hearts and souls of the TTJ crowd as they witness their dynamic and energizing renditions.  The Mall Manager and Event Coordinator, Ms. Susanna Isaac, describes the artiste lineup as diverse, comprising artistes with varying levels of experience in the industry.

Guests at the launch which included SLASPA’s General Manager/CEO, Mr. Keigan Cox, representatives from SLASPA, tenants of LPC and the event’s Sponsors were given a preview of the performances which will be held over the two-day event. The Main Sponsors Digicel, LUCELEC, 1st National Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia, Brice and Company Ltd. and the tenants of La Place Carenage were all recognised for their invaluable support in making the event a reality.

SLASPA looks forward to welcoming and entertaining patrons on Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th May 2016 at La Place Carenage Duty Free Shopping Mall which will begin from 3:00 p.m. on both days.