PRESS RELEASE – The Fond D’or Heritage Park in Dennery will be the star attraction of events with the staging of the 2017 Heineken Green Synergy DJ Competition finals this Sunday.
According to Mindy-Luquiana Chicot, Junior Brand Manager, Global Brands at WLBL and one of the event’s lead organizers, the venue this year will be transformed to encapsulate Heineken’s global theme, “There’s more behind the star”.
“As a brand, Heineken is all about being innovative and creative while continually engaging consumers through various platforms which resonate a sense of home, hope and fulfilment. Over the years, Heineken Green Synergy has been one of the platforms that we have used to engage our consumers and the response continues to be overwhelming,” Chicot said.
Gates to Sunday’s event will be open from 2:00 p.m.and fans and consumers will be welcomed by the Heineken ladies, special décor infusing musical elements, Heineken colours as well as the signature “star.”
For patrons arriving between 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., the entrance fee is just $10. In addition, the first 200 patrons will receive a free Heineken Light.
There will also be prizes throughout the evening for the best crew in green and Heineken specials.
This year’s “Skills” segment of the Heineken Green Synergy finals features three past champions DJ Swall Eye, X Factor (formerly Ecstatic Entertainment) and 2016 champion DJ T-Boog and his MC, Sly Eli.
The other finalists are KerbzExtatic, DJ Cue, Fusionist Atta, DJ Fearless, Play in HD, DJ Mikey and DJ Shabba. DJ C-4 is the wildcard DJ.
The winner of the skills component will walk away with $18,000 in cash and prizes.
In the “Clash” segment, the finalists are Hot Skull Entertainment, DJ Rufus, Twinz of Twinz, DJ Ratty, Jahly Josie, DJ Shabba and KerbzExtatic. One wildcard – “Star Run It Red” – has also been selected and $8,000 in cash and prizes is up for grabs in this category.This segment was won in 2016 by Lil Yute and DJ Deal (tie).
A new “Scratch” component has been added to the event this year in which five finalists will be invited to display their skills of scratching and beat-matching for 5 minutes on the day. The winning prize is $2,000 in cash with a special Heineken Gift.
Sunday’s Heineken Green Synergy finals will also feature a number of star attractions, including DJ Watty from Trinidad & Tobago, past Heineken Green Synergy Champion Selecta Twis, Sir Lancealot and Litchie Sounds.
The event will be hosted by Heineken brand ambassador, Patrick the Hype-man out of Trinidad & Tobago, and MC Donerville from Saint Lucia.
So rally your crew and come witness one of the biggest DJ competitions in the region, Heineken Green Synergy. Come see and hear the best DJs from across the island as they do battle, entertain the audience, wow the judges and stake their claim as star champion of champions for 2017.
The beat will certainly be amplified this Sunday as fans witness that with Heineken, there is always #morebehindthestar.
Follow the Green Synergy Facebook page to win prizes and more and continue to enjoy Heineken – responsibly, of course!