Vincentians ‘star’ in popular French TV show

L-R: Lennox Bowman (left), Echappees Belles host – Sophie Jovillard (left-center), Denise Stephens (center), Stephen Huggins (center-right) and Cleo Huggins (right) posing for a pic.

Several notable Vincentians have played leading roles in season 14, episode 24 of the popular French TV show, Echappees Belles.

Vincentians, Denise Stephens, and Cleo Huggins played leading roles in the one and a half hour show aired on France 5 on February 22, 2020 and which featured St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Echappées Belles is a weekly culture and travel show broadcasted by FRANCE 5 channel, which explores countries through their heritage, their history and their culture.

The show is presented by Sophie Jovillard. The show is based on following her trip and the people she meets, getting to discover the country’s culture.

The show, aired at prime time is estimated to have over one million viewers per airing.

Other notable figures from different villages throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines are also seen, including Kite-surfer, Jeremie Tronet, Lawyer and Radio Enthusiast, Stephen Huggins and members of the Point Christmas Lighting Committee.

Filming took place between December 9 to 20, 2019 and featured several places, activities and people, including the unique Nine-Mornings Festival.

The scenes with Denise and Cleo, as guides, can be viewed from 55 minutes onward in the clip published on YouTube.

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