Xtratight Entertainment and Kalaboom Events bring the best of SXM Entertainment for Oualichi Festival
PHILIPSBURG:— – Xtratight Entertainment and Kalaboom Events has partnered up together to host Oualichi Festival “SXM Best Weekend” on July 26-29. This weekend is designed to promote and showcase SXM culture, heritage, and music while creating a topnotch quality experience that attracts locals and tourist alike. The aim is to be one of the leading festivals akin to the Jazz Festival in St. Lucia, Summer Fest in Jamaica, and Creole Festival in Dominica.
The festival kicks off on Thursday, July 26th with an all-white welcome party on Captain’s Hodge Wharf. The soirée will be hosted by Gee Money and Sarolia Ada with performances by artists such as Christian Amor (live jazz), Malaika Maxwell, Shawn J, Gunslingers Steel Pan and much more. The Festival Village will come to life on Friday July 27th, this year marks the 7th edition of the fun and energetic friendly rivalry “Soca vs Dancehall”. The event will be hosted by two of the most dynamic MC’s Suppa Kidd and Dutty Sham. Will Soca defend their title or will Dancehall capture the crown?
Persons are encouraged to wear yellow if they love soca and green if they love dancehall. International acts such as dancehall sensation Mr. Vegas and the king of bacchanal Kerwin du Bois will be performing live with the islands best DJ’s including DeejBlaize, Dj Lil R, Mixmaster Pauly and Dj Fabulous. Soca vs Dancehall is followed by the Mélange Concert on Saturday, July 28 with Youth Waves, Kes the band and the legendary Barrington Lévy as some of its headliners performing their hits such as Follow The Leader, Hello and Everyone Falls in Love. On July 29, the Oualichi festival comes to a close on Happy Bays Beach with Oualichi ‘Love’ Beach Party and includes scintillating performances from Red Eye Crew, Oswald, Kenyo Baly whom will be sharing the stage with Shal Marshall and the Big Band just to name a few. Early bird weekend passes are available for $50.00 and regular weekend passes are $55.00. Weekend passes provide savings of $20.00 – $25.00.
With more than 30 entertainment acts from around the region highlighting SXM’s best over a period of four days, the Oualichi Festival “SXM Best Weekend” is poised to set a new standard in Caribbean festivals. Both Xtratight Entertainment and Kalaboom Events have experience in coordinating the most talked about and successful events on the island and understand the power entertainment. This collaboration has facilitated partnerships with Heineken, Air Caraibes, Tourist Office (French side), and Genesis Music Group.
Tickets are available at Abu G in Madame Estate, Tech Hub, The Mailbox (Simpson Bay) Domino’s Pizza (both locations), Picture This Studio (Miss Lalie Center), SOS Radio, Carl N Sons (Cole Bay), Adolufus Building and Promo Car.
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