The 10th anniversary Caribbean Youth Fest was held Sunday at OMS Tennis Courts in Vieux Fort.
The show followed auditions for the last two months in the north and south of St. Lucia, as well as St. Vincent.
The semi-finals were held on November 30.
On Sunday, the air was filled with excitement and energy as many persons thronged the venue to support the finalists in the song and dance competitions.
The show was aired live for the first time.
The fashion world was well represented by Imani and En Vogue model agencies from Vieux Fort, with the models wearing designs they created.
National guest artistes Meshack, Alpha, Dupes, Deashan and Ali Kyat gave their flavour to the event, alongside Soca Monarch of St. Lucia Ricky T and Soca Monarch of St. Vincent Skinny Fabulous, backed by the band Eva Lucian which ended the event with a Soca party to include Mariane and Mongstar.
The winners were:
Dance competition – Twisted of St. Lucia
1st place – Stephy Harrigann – St Lucia
2nd place – Ashly Jules – St. Lucia
1st place – Alex ‘Sawlty’ Klien – St. Lucia
2nd place – Dawnlyn Bynoe – St. Vincent
1st place – Arnold ‘A.J.’ Jules – St. Lucia
2nd place – Adrian ‘Drii Notes’ Klien – St. Lucia
The winner of Youth Star 2013 was Arnold ‘A.J.’ Jules.