Young Vevo, Icon champ

VEVO GINA, 22 of Western Province was crowned the winner of the Solo Icon 2016, after the grand final on Sunday night at the Multi-purpose hall. The young lad of Roviana and Ranoggah parentage scooped the first spot after battling a hard fought Icon final between five of the grand finalists. He received a trophy,…

Sentinel Sound touches down today

THE many excitements ahead for the Solomon Reggae Slam – the reggae party of the year will be on its peak, when the Sentinel Sound System from Germany arrives in Honiara, today. Their arrival was confirmed for 2pm this afternoon, by the organizer Rebelle Inc. Sentinel Sound is a one-of-a-kind musical excitement and international entertainment…

Native Stoneage live performance

ONE of the country’s famous reggae bands, Native Stoneage is still alive after being together for 16 years. The Malaita based band, originally from East Fataleka, will show its solidarity when they stage two live performances this Saturday and Sunday at the Art Gallery. Acting manager of the band, Allen Siau said the two shows…

Reggae slam coming here

WORLD’S number one with the best rated reggae sound system, and music event organisers are coming to the Solomon Islands. This is history happening real to the Pacific shores, a sound system all the way from Europe – world’s best reggae/dancehall soundkillas. Known as the Sentinel Sound from Germany, it has the biggest reggae culture…

TIA DROPS, KUZZENS our reps for WSB

SOLOMON Islands will be represented at the World Supremacy Battlegrounds (WSB) by two dance crews, and not one as previously announced, thanks to the WSB organizers. This was revealed to the Solomon Star by Simon Chottu, the Director of Hailie’s entertainment one of the hosts of the recent Battlegrounds Solomon Islands (BGSI). Both crews were…

BGSI sponsors, judges lauded

THE organizers of the BattleGrounds Solomon Islands (BGSI) 2016 dance competition has thanked the major sponsors and the judges for their contributions towards the smooth running of the tournament which ended over the weekend. BGSI kicked off on Friday 25th March and ended successfully on Sunday 27th March, at the Heritage Park hotel. KUZZENS free…