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Road march winner for 2018 has been announced.
Machel Montano featuring Superblue has won the 2018 Road March title with Soca Kingdom It was played a total of 336 times
Iwer George with Savannah was played 140 times
Patrice Roberts came third with Sweet For Days played 112 times.…Continue
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Carnival Tuesday in full swing!
Go Destra! Showing off her costume in…Continue
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Advisories Issued As T&T Police Uncover Plot to Disrupt Carnival
PRIME MINISTER DR KEITH ROWLEY
A total of 13 people have now been arrested in connection with an alleged plot to disrupt Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago.
And Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has insisted that the threat was “no joke” and there are still serious security concerns about the security of the state.…Continue
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+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Carnival in Haiti. This is no joke! …
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That is it Chutney Soca Monarch has come to an end! At one time Trinidad and Tobago was not sure if the show would actually take place, so it is wonderful to see that the finals took place last night and there is a new Chutney Soca Monarch.
1st Place – Nishard Mayrhoo and Neval Chatelal
2nd Place – Omardath Maharaj …Continue
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Arranger Duvone Stewart managed to take two bands to the winner’s row on Saturday Night.
BP TT Renegades won Large Band category playing Year For Love and Pan Elders won the Medium Band Category with Limbo Break
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There was change at the top of the calypso pyramid last night as 24-year-old Helon Francis was crowned the 2018 Calypso Monarch with “Changes”—a powerful social commentary about Trinidad and Tobago’s need for introspection and revolution of thought to address corruption and crime in the two-island republic.
Much of the pre-Dimanche Gras final hype focused on the entrance of now three-time International Soca…Continue
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Voice wins International Soca Monarch 2018, pays tribute to Black Stalin.
This is Voice's third Soca Monarch win.
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Hip-hop star Cardi B walked out of Piarco International Airport and into a warm Carnival welcome Wednesday afternoon ahead of her highly-anticipated performance at Big Bad Soca with Bunji Garlin.
Although flanked with her entourage and heavy security, the Bodak Yellow rapper took time to take selfies with fans and sign autographs.
When asked how she felt to be…Continue
Added by Mico on February 10, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Ronnie & Caro have won Band of the Year titles as medium and large band, in competitions in the Queen’s Park Savannah and Downtown Port-of- Spain at least a dozen times. While bandleader Ronnie Mc Intosh is easily recognised as a frontline vocalist for some top music bands as a past Soca Monarch but not many people know the silent force behind Mc Intosh, not just as an entertainer but as a success mas band leader and winning Band of the Year…Continue
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Attention all Carnival revelers and masqueraders attending the Caribbean’s biggest bacchanal: Non-consensual grinding, the provocative hip-gyrating, free-for-all that’s known in Caribbean parlance as “wining,” can get you slapped with an assault charge.
Trinidad and Tobago, the two-island country that’s considered the birthplace of the modern-day Pre-Lenten Caribbean Carnival, is telling all attendees that…Continue
Added by Mico on February 9, 2018 at 12:31pm — No Comments
Independence Day is a public holiday in Grenada.
Grenada celebrates Independence Day on the 7th of February every year. It is a public holiday in the country which marks the Independence of the country from the United Kingdom in February 7, 1974. Grenada’s recorded history started on 1498 where the indigenous communities living in the country called Grenada “Camahogne”.…Continue
Added by Mico on February 8, 2018 at 12:56am — No Comments
Princes Town Member of Parliament (MP) Barry Padarath is calling to the Government to say whether tourists travelling to Trinidad for the Carnival season will be safe, given the record homicide rate.
Padarath asked the question in response to the recent comment by Dr Nyan Gadsby Dolly, Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, where in responding to travel advisories warning foreign nationals…Continue
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SINCE its origins, Carnival has been a festival for freedom of expression, where masqueraders could break free from the monotony of everyday life and go beyond their comfort zones. As such, getting that unique visual appeal is critical for the success of any masquerader.
For almost three decades make-up artist and director at Beauti Bank Trinidad, Lester Rauseo has revolutionised the traditional Trinidadian…Continue
Added by Mico on February 8, 2018 at 12:35am — No Comments
RIO DE JANEIRO — Ana Lobo, who is six months pregnant, was at a pre-Carnival street party last weekend when a man started yelling and calling her names.
"Whore!," she remembered him saying, apparently because she was wearing a revealing top.
"Some men have this feeling that they can do whatever to your body," said Lobo, a 29-year-old artist who later that night…Continue
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Watch Machel Monday live on pay per view for only US$6.99 tonight Monday, February 5 at 8pm EST.
Here is the link: https://www.sportsmax.tv/mm/
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Live Stream not available in Trinidad &…Continue
Added by Mico on February 5, 2018 at 8:00pm — No Comments
While Carnival is heating up, Bunji Garlin is in the cold temperatures of Milan rubbing shoulders with superstars.
Garlin and his wife, fellow soca star Fay-Ann Lyons, are currently in Milan where they attended the launch of the Campari Red Diaries movie.
Garlin is a regional ambassador for Campari, an Italian beverage brand that is popular throughout the…Continue
Added by Mico on February 2, 2018 at 2:08pm — No Comments
Moroccan American hip-hop artist French Montana will be one of the stars appearing on stage at Machel Monday.
Machel Montano made the announcement via his Instagram page where he has been releasing details of the cast daily.
Montana is, so far, the only international star announced on the cast of mainly local and regional soca artistes.…Continue
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Port of Spain Mayor Joel Martinez has asked Carnival patrons not to urinate on people’s walls. He expressed hope that the public conveniences in the city are ready, manned properly and clean. He said at this time a lot more people would be looking to use those facilities.
“We want to urge you we have facilities that are working quite well and not to use the walls of people’s premises and various open areas…Continue
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