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Nicki Minaj Doing Her Happy Dance In Stunning Carnival Outfit In TrinidadContinue
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This is what Carnival in Trinidad is not: a big party. A parade. A festival. A chance to get drunk in the streets, wear barely-there costumes and dance until the blisters on your feet grow blisters of their own.
Well, Carnival is all of those things—but so much more. As an avid devotee of the Caribbean’s largest public bacchanal, which kicks off in the streets of Port of Spain this coming Monday and…Continue
Added by Icom on February 26, 2020 at 12:28pm — No Comments
St Thomas is gearing up to host the 68th anniversary of Carnival Virgin Islands.
This year’s celebration of the territory’s culture, cuisine, history, music and people bears the slogan “All Eyes on We for 2020.”
“The events we’ve planned should ensure that people of all walks and stages of life are engaged in the Carnival,” said Ian Turnbull, Director of the US…Continue
Added by Icom on February 26, 2020 at 12:22pm — No Comments
History was made last week, when for the first time in Trinidad and Tobago National Calypso Monarch competition the top three places went to women.
Terri Lyons was crowned National Calypso Monarch, while past monarch Karene Asche placed second and Heather McIntosh-Simon came third at the final at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain Trinidad.
With her first…Continue
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Iwer George performs at the Socadrome during the Parade of Bands, Hasely Crawford Stadium, yesterday.
If there were any chances left of beating Kees Dieffenthaller and Iwer George’s Stage Gone Bad for the road march, it was mashed up, shelled down and turned over long before Carnival Tuesday came to an end.
The popular song was by far the most dominant…Continue
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Congratulations to Terri Lyons for winning her first calypso monarch competition. She is your Calypso Monarch for 2020.
Added by omar on February 25, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments
Haiti’s annual Carnival, scheduled to be staged from yesterday until Wednesday, has been called off following violent clashes between the country’s soldiers and police.
On what was to be day one of the celebration at the Champ de Mars, members of President Jovenel Moise’s reconstituted Armed Forces of Haiti and off-duty members of the Haiti National Police and their supporters exchanged gunfire a…Continue
Added by omar on February 25, 2020 at 7:00am — No Comments
US rap star and actor Ludacris is here for Trinidad and Tobago Carnival.
The star was seen performing at Soca Brainwash on Saturday, hyping up the crowd and performing some of his major hits.
The star shared photos of him and soca star Machel Montano and Olympian gold medallist Usain Bolt, who is also here for Carnival.…Continue
Added by Icom on February 24, 2020 at 11:11am — No Comments
Arrests, fines and even jail time are possible penalties for those caught and arrested with glass bottles during Carnival this year.
The police have warned that the Carnival (Prohibition of Glass Bottles) Regulations, 2020, will be enforced this Carnival.…Continue
Added by Icom on February 24, 2020 at 11:09am — No Comments
Award-winning rapper and Trinidad-born celebrity Nicki Minaj has returned home to the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for carnival 2020.
Trinidad and Tobago’s carnival gets into high gear today, Monday Feb. 24th and wraps up on Tuesday Feb. 26th in Port-Of-Spain ahead of Ash Wednesday.
The St. James-born rapper, whose real name…Continue
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“It’s a real sweet feeling. It’s a feeling I didn’t have for a very long time.”
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Eight years after it was proposed, glass bottles will officially be banned this Carnival Monday and Tuesday.
Minister of National Security Stuart Young made the announcement yesterday during a news conference at the ministry’s office at Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.
“The Government took a decision to ban the use of glass bottles and prohibit the use of glass…Continue
Added by Icom on February 20, 2020 at 11:47am — No Comments
This year's Machel Monday was the last for Machel Montano but the soca king is not retiring from staging events.
Instead, come 2021, Montano will be taking his brand to the high seas.
Montano announced last night that he will be launching a soca cruise next year in collaboration with Tribe. It will be called Melé.
Added by Icom on February 20, 2020 at 11:41am — No Comments
Four days after a court in France upheld a three-year suspended jail term and imposed a fine of US$33 million against the flamboyant vice president of Equatorial Guinea, he arrived in TT.
Teodorin Nguema Obiang and his delegation docked outside the Hyatt Regency Hotel, in Port of Spain aboard a 90-metre superyacht around 1.47 pm on Friday and several people on board were seen later that evening on deck…Continue
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The greatest show on earth is almost here again. Did you know that your eyes are considered one of life’s greatest gifts? Here are some tips to protect your eyes this carnival season.
Whether you are on the beach or the road for carnival weekend, sunlight and bright glare can decrease the amount of fun you’re having. Fortunately, this issue can be…Continue
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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The undeniable culture and colours of St. Vincent & The Grenadines were on full display at the recent Trinidad & Tobago Carnival event ‘Fam Jam’.
The full concert event by Vincentian Soca Star Skinny Fabulous was supported by the SVG Carnival Development Corporation (CDC). The CDC contingent of representatives was on hand at the event to cheer on…Continue
Added by Icom on February 18, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Pioneering Soca Producer Darryl Braxton, the man who made hits for Bunji Garlin and KMC, died yesterday.
Braxton’s death was confirmed on social media by his cousin and fellow producer Aaron “Track 7” Peters.
“On behalf of our family, we’d like to announce the…Continue
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With over 150 million plays on youtube, it was the song that brought afrobeats to the mainstream and was played on every hip hop, reggae or caribbea radio…Continue
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