Carnival

From: http://newsday.co.tt/ Roxanne Omalo achieved her goal earlier today when at about 1.45 am, she was declared the 2018 Queen of Carnival while veteran masquerader, Earl Thompson won King of Carnival for a Peter Minshall-designed costume. Omalo was the last of the 10 queen finalists to perform during Dimanche Gras on Sunday night at the Queen’s […]

The threat to disrupt Carnival 2018 is still very much on, acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams stated yesterday as he announced that three more people are now in police custody following ongoing investigations into the matter. A total of seven adult males have now been detained with respect to the threat, Williams said. That threat, […]

By: Derek Achong Fifty five years after it was formed by legendary calypsonian Lord Kitchener, the Kalypso Revue tent is set to close due to financial constraints. The announcement was made by the tent’s head Michael “Sugar Aloes” Osuna during a press conference at its traditional home at SWWTU Hall on Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain, yesterday afternoon. […]

Celebrated Caribbean songstress Ophelia Marie performs her famous Cadence-Lypso music style Under The Trees of The Normandie, St Ann’s for Carnival 2018. Marie, of Dominica, is back at The Normandie after her sparkling appearance here a few years ago. With the recent hurrricane devastation to Dominica, Marie has shown her resolve to rise above the […]

The Government of The Bahamas has postponed the Junkanoo Carnival, in light of upcoming elections. On Monday Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that the carnival celebration – originally scheduled for May 4­6 in Nassau, has been “suspended” due to the approaching general election. Chairman of Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) Paul Major, also confirmed […]

Both Soca themed cruises returned for a 2nd installation. Last year the inaugural UberSoca Cruise and Soca on the Seas both delivered successful, sold out cruises that were attended by Soca fans across the world. Recently both announced they would be returning.  The 2017 edition of Soca on the Seas – which is supported by […]

T&T Soca star Destra Garcia wows fans in Venezuela. The Queen of Bacchanal launched her post Carnival tour performing at Venezuela’s Carnival event in the capital city Guiria. Destra – who is fluent in both Spanish and French, spoke to the capacity filled crowd in Spanish, instructing them to jump, wave and sing, to which […]

The winners of T&T’s Carnival Road March have been selected to showcase at popular U.S. music festival SXSW (South By Southwest). The Ultimate Rejects, led by MX Prime – formerly Maximus Dan, are responsible for the #1 song of the carnival season, “Full Extreme”. MX Prime wrote “Full Extreme” – which was voted Road March […]

T&T Soca artist Voice, has been crowned winner of the International Soca Monarch competition – for the second consecutive time. Held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port-of-Spain, Voice won event in spite of technical difficultites experienced by the sound crew and backing band. The technical problems began at the beginning of Voice’s performance, causing […]

Usain Bolt and his friends have been spotted heading to Trinidad & Tobago for Carnival. Yesterday a self made video by Bolt shows him and his friends – which included Reggae singer Christopher Martin and Jamaican soccer player Ricardo “Bibi” Gardner, partying on a private jet in route to T&T. First posted by U.S. entertainment […]


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