Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine January 2019 - Page 510

ST. BARTHÉLEMY Events JANUARY 4 - 20 St. Barth Music Festival POPULATION Jazz concerts around the island with performances by world-renowned singers, musicians and dancers. SIZE 9,035 (2010) 21 sq. kilometers OFFICIAL LANGUAGE CAPITAL CITY French Gustavia CURRENCY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE Euro (1 United States Dollar equals 0.897 Euros) FEBRUARY St. Barths Fun Cup Cul de Sac lagoon and St. Jean Bay will be action-filled for 3 days of this exciting regatta. For more information and to register, visit www.saintbarthfuncup.com 220 C / 720 F FEBRUARY Mardi Gras and Carnaval A big carnival parade will move through the streets of Gustavia, its costumed masqueraders delighting the crowd and ending the carnival festivity with a street party. “King Vaval” will be burned on Shell Beach on Ash Wednesday to close off the year’s carnival season. MARCH 21 - 24 St. Barts Bucket Regatta Beautiful yachts from around the world participate in this annual three-day event. www.bucketregatta.com Sint Eustatius Saint Barthélemy St. Kitts & Nevis Photo Credit: Barth Tourism