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Simply superb... the Seychelles Life independence party that generated happiness all round

5th July 2017

Brilliant : DJs Kenny B and R Vidot
Brilliant : DJs Kenny B and R Vidot

By Lewis Betsy

 

What a great night we had celebrating the independence of Seychelles.

A capacity crowd made sure that mountains of fun were generated and on top of all the singing and dancing we even celebrated one guest's 80th birthday.

I was really pleased to see Maurice Bolwell and his wife sharing the evening with us all on such an splendid occasion.

It was also a pleasure to have the No 1 DJ from Seychelles, Ezy D, performing for us and the crowd had great entertainment from our own brilliant DJs, Kenny B and R Vidot.

The party was organised by Seychelles Life and Air Seychelles at the Polish Club in Hammersmith, West London.

I want to thank Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board in UK for their support and Rachel Confait for the decorations.

It was a superb night all round and I congratulate everyone for creating something so special. I look forward to our next event.

Happy: Maurice Bolwell, who celebrated his 80th birthday, pictured with his wife and friend
Happy: Maurice Bolwell, who celebrated his 80th birthday, pictured with his wife and friend

DJ Ezy bringing the party to life
DJ Ezy bringing the party to life

Fun time: Guests revel in the party atmosphere
Fun time: Guests revel in the party atmosphere

Memorable: Revellers had a great time
Memorable: Revellers had a great time

Celebrations: Our Independence night was a roaring success
Celebrations: Our Independence night was a roaring success

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