Konpa lovers who thought that they would miss out on their favourite programme “Konpa Nonstop” on Saturday nights can breathe a sigh of relief.
The Konpa Nonstop programme which had been hosted by Hilary La Force (Force-La) on Radio St. Lucia over the past 10 years, will now be aired on Kairi FM 93.1 every Saturday with the same host from 8:00 pm to midnight from August 12th.
Konpa Nonstop has made many persons enjoy this genre of music invented by Haitians which has become popular throughout the world.
This genre of music is over 55 years old with the earlier songs played by Groups such as Skah Shah playing music referred to as Konpa retro, to new popular groups like T-Vice with modern sounds called Nouvel Jenéwasyon.
The versatility of Hilary La Force in the selection of various genes of music will be heard on Kairi FM on Sunday afternoons from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm with the programme “Golden Memories”.
St. Lucians over the years including those in the Diaspora, have look forward to this programme. The wide range of music genres of yesteryear comprising rhythm and blues, Reggae and calypso among others creates an atmosphere of nostalgia which is enjoyed by many.
Golden Memories begins this Sunday August 13th on Kairi FM.