Thursday 22 October, 2020

Sagicor wows virtual audience with anniversary concert

Tessanne Chin belted out her songs such as “Hideaway”; “Anything is Possible” and had her audience transfixed with a cover of the classic “Like a Bridge Over Troubled Water”.

Tessanne Chin belted out her songs such as “Hideaway”; “Anything is Possible” and had her audience transfixed with a cover of the classic “Like a Bridge Over Troubled Water”.

Viewers were treated to an evening of musical celebration when they tuned in to Sagicor’s 50th Anniversary ‘Thank You’ concert streamed live across social media last Sunday, as the likes of songbirds Tessanne Chin, Christopher Martin and the Big Ship Captain, Freddie McGregor, delivered hit after hit.

Freddie McGregor closed the show on a high with a strong performance of his best hits, including “I Was Born a Winner” and “Big Ship”; while Tessanne Chin belted out her songs such as “Hideaway”; “Anything is Possible” and had her audience transfixed with a cover of the classic “Like a Bridge Over Troubled Water”. The Big Deal singer, Christopher Martin also brought the heat to the stage with his performance of “Cheater’s Prayer” and his new single, “Big Big”, among others.

Sagicor 50th anniversary concert

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Carlene Davis, VC, Jermaine Edwards, Rondell Positive, Carey Sayles and new acts Rhoda Isabella and Nickika, also delivered winning performances, receiving a strong interaction from the social media audience, who were eager to hail the performers.

The virtual event was streamed live on the Sagicor’s YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter pages, and at their anniversary website – sagicorbeyondgold.com.

Christopher Zacca, President & CEO, Sagicor Group Jamaica, said the event was the company’s way of showing appreciation to its stakeholders, team members and clients who have given support over the years.

“This concert highlighted the amazing talent that exist in Jamaica and we are so happy that the public joined with us virtually to share this musical experience with us. We are very grateful for the love and look forward to even more great times together during our anniversary celebrations,” he said.

In addition to hit performances, the live show featured interviews by Sagicor executives and team members and offered the chance for viewers to participate and win prizes. Congratulatory shout-outs were also featured from the Prime Minister, Andrew Holness; the Leader of the Opposition, Dr Peter Phillips; Olympian, Usain Bolt; Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph and motivational speaker, Raphael Saul and others.

Sagicor Group Jamaica commenced its anniversary celebrations on June 1. The company, which was started in 1970 as Life of Jamaica (LOJ) by founder and current director emeritus, R. Danny Williams was the first locally-owned life insurance company and the first life insurance company to be listed on the JSE.

The financial conglomerate offers products and services in the areas of banking, insurance, investments, real estate, asset management and retirement planning.

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