Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine January 2019 - Page 388

MARTINIQUE Events FEBRUARY 8 - 10 The Round Martinique Regatta POPULATION SIZE 386,486 (2013) 1,128 sq. kilometers OFFICIAL LANGUAGE CAPITAL CITY French CURRENCY Euro (1 United States Dollar equals 0.897 Euros) Fort-de-France AVERAGE TEMPERATURE 280 C / 82.40 F PRODUCTION CREW: L to R: Carlon Braithwaite, Eurlanzo Jeffers, Zenoushka Meade, Christum Weekes, Jerely Browne A fun event, held annually, it attracts local and international, amateur and professional participants. www.caribbean-sailing.com MARCH 3 - 6 Martinique Carnival This is a true cultural celebration, with eager participation from the villages throughout the island. Street parades depicting the island’s traditions will keep you entertained. It is a festive series of events visitors will find very appealing. Photo Credit: Alfredo la Casta