After a one-year absence, the World Creole Music Festival is back and the line-up for 2016 edition was announced at the media launch on Wednesday evening at the Anchorage Hotel.
The line-up consists of a mix of Zouk, Compa, Soca, Bouyon, Afro Beat, Calypso and Reggae and Rap.
There will be performances from Zouk artistes such as Dede Saint Prix and Grand Merchant Zouk (featuring Kassav band members).
Reggae heavy weight Morgan Heritage and dancehall star Popcaan from Jamaica will perform.
Performances will come from Kes the Band from Trinidad, Mr. Killa from Grenada, Kreole La and T-Mickey from Haiti and Timaya from Nigeria.
Also hitting the stage will American rapper and singer Akon and Wyclef Jean, Haitian rapper, singer, and songwriter.
Local groups and artistes such as Triple Kay Global, WCK, Original Bouyon Pioneers, Ophelia Marie, Breve and More, Midnight Groovers, Extasy Band, Michele Henderson and Asa Banton are expected to perform.
WCMF 2016 will take place from October 28 to 30.
WCMF 2015 did not take place due to the passage of Tropical Storm Erika in late August.
The full line-up is below.
Original Bouyon Pioneers
Grand Merchant de Zouk
Triple Kay Global
Dede Saint Prix
Kes the Band
Breve and more