Richy Roy of Weyburn, Sask., Named best wedding DJ in the province.

The wedding entertainment specialist received the title from a jury of the International Wedding Awards based in the UK.

“Entertainers don’t get a lot of awards, so yeah, when I get my trophy it goes on my coat at home,” said Roy.


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Roy takes a different approach than most, performing magic during cocktail hour, spinning balloons for kids, and playing games to warm up the crowd.

“We have been trying to change the industry, there are a small handful of us across North America who are integrating things to make them a better experience for our brides and grooms,” said Roy.

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“We coordinate the wedding, take on the role of moderator, write individual scripts and bring the lighting.”

Roy admits the award is special, but the most important thing is that everyone is happy when they receive it.

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“They want to have fun on the dance floor, they want to enjoy time with family and friends. It’s our job to make sure everyone is enjoying the whole night, ”said Roy.

“The chance to step into someone’s life and give them one of the most beautiful nights of their lives, that’s the best feeling there has ever been.”

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Roy will be judged nationwide over the next few months, with a chance to be recognized on the world stage shortly thereafter.

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