Summer fun in the summer sun – that’s my motto for this time of year. I hope you have your bikinis and baggies ready. One of the privileges of living and working in the beautiful Caribbean is driving along the coasts and seeing the pristine sand and the shades and hues of blues glistening across the waters.
There is no better way to enjoy this great weather than the summer festivals and carnivals giving ardent partygoers and merrymakers a full nine-week calendar of high-energy, highly emotive events with true West Indian flare, stimulating every sense known to man. The unique and varied cultural expressions of our island network are so amazing – the vibrancy, the colours, the creativity, the passion... my people! In this issue you’ll find ten pages of party action that will tell you exactly where you need to be in our complete carnival round-up, starting on page 52.
In June and July World Cup fever is upon us and, although no regional teams qualified this time around, we showcase the players with Caribbean roots who will be hoping to have an impact on this year’s tournament. We also enjoy a look back at some of our past World Cup success stories.
Finally, stay tuned to liat.com over the coming weeks and be sure to enter our fabulous Lift Off competition, where the grand prize is six weekend getaways for two to be won, which includes flights, accommodation and attractions. So stay sunny, stay smiling and, as always, live life to the full.
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