PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – On Monday Night Rio Productions announced the official line up for the Lighted Parade 2018, and this year no other than the world-renowned Queen of Bacchanal “Destra Garcia” will be the main feature during the 7th annual parade which will take place on August 18th 2018 in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten.
Destra Garcia, known as the Queen of Bacchanal, was born in Trinidad and has built a large International
following for her highly energetic performances and most popular Carnival songs. According to a statement of the management of Rio Productions it will be the first time ever that Desta will be performing during the Lighted Parade on Sint Maarten, and it promises to be hours of non-stop partying on the roads of Philipsburg. “It has always been our vision to further expand the parade by continually adding new elements to it, and become the best organized and most professional Carnival Night Parade in the Caribbean Region. By adding a world-renowned international artist to the line-up, we are definitely on the right track to further enhance the carnival experience of the revelers”.
The Queen of Bacchanal will be “clashing” with our most popular local Kings, as King Kembe, King James
and King Rumer will also form part of the lineup. On the deck will be one of the best DJ’s in the Caribbean region, the Cut Creator DJ Outkast. With entertainment provided by an international superstar along with our finest local artist, the 2018 lighted parade is promised to be the best and biggest one ever.
The parade will start on August 18th at 8pm at the Ring Road in Philipsburg, and from there follow the same route as the Carnival Day Parade. Everyone that is interested in participation can purchase a T- shirt starting July 16th at NC Wathey office, van Dorp Madame Estate, Nowhere Special, UTS stores and Caribbean Liquors & Tabaco (CLT). The T-shirt comes along with led lights and gives you access to the Lighted Parade, and allow you to make use of the open bar during the event.
More information to be found on the Rio Productions web page: www.rioproductions.sx