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2016 Calypso Fiesta - Order of Appearance

1. Ife Alleyne 2. Steve ‘Ras Kommanda’ Pascall 3. Duane O’Connor 4. Sean ‘The Psalmist’ Daniel; 5. Tameka Darius 6. Karen Eccles 7. Selvon ‘Mistah Shak’ Noel 8. Myron ‘The Incredible Myron B’ Bruce 9. Karene Asche 10. Michael ‘Protector’ Legerton 11. Vivian ‘Young Poser’ Lockhard 12. Heather Mac Intosh 13. Alana Sinnette Khan 14. Dianne ‘Lady Wonder’ Hendrickson 15. Kurt ‘The Last Badjohn of Kaiso’ Allen 16. Devon Seale 17. Henson ‘Calypso Prince’ Wright 18. Morel ‘Luta’ Peters 19. Joanne ‘Tigress’ Rowley 20. Kizzie Ruiz 21. Hammond ‘Slick’ Bruce 22. Eulith ‘Macomere Fifi’ Woods 23. Brian London 24. Stephen Marcelle 25. Sandra ‘Singing Sandra’ Des Vignes Millington 26. Marsha ‘Lady Adanna’ Clifton 27. Hollis ‘Chalkdust’ Liverpool 28. Helon Francis 29. Georgia ‘The Messenger’ Mc Intyre 30. Winston ‘Gypsy’ Peters 31. Stacey Sobers Abraham 32. Victoria ‘Queen Victoria’ Cooper- Rahim 33. Joanne Foster 34. Tammico ‘Spicey’ Moore

Video Alert: Chuck Gordon - Breakthrough

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2016 Panorama Finalists

SINGLE PANS
1. San Juan East Side Symphony - "No, No We Eh Going Home" - 276 points

2. Marsicans - "Say Say" - 272 points

2. T&T Defence Force - "Don’t Stop This Party" - 272 points

4. Woodbrook Playboyz - "Free-Up" - 271 points

5. Newtown Playboys Symphony - "On The Road" - 267 points

6. T&T Fire Services - "Rebecca" - 266 points

7. Platinum - "Unknown Band" - 265 points

7. Pan Jammers - "Somebody" - 265 points

7. Uni Stars - "The Jammer" - 265 points

7. Gonzales Sheikers - "Like Ah Boss" -  265 points

11. Trinidad East Side Symphony - "Total Disorder" - 261 points

12. Trinidad Nostalgic - "Gimme More" - 260 points

13. Shades In Steel - "No, No We Eh Going Home" - 259 points

14. D Original Woodbrook Modernaires - "On The Road" - 258 points

15. Nu- Pioneers Pan Groove - "Teaser" - 257 points

16. Arima All Stars Steel Orchestra - "Kaka Roach…

2016 Chutney Soca Monarch Results

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Chutney Soca Category:
1. KI
2. Nishard M
3. Ravi B
4. Rikki Jai
5. Kenneth Supersad

Traditional Category:‬
1. Rooplal G
2. Shiva Lakhan
3. Heeralal Rampartap
4. Asha Kamachee
5. RT Butkoon

Video Alert: Flipo - Oh Gosh

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My 2016 T&T Carnival playlist

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Hi readers,
T&T Carnival is just around the corner!  I'm so excited that this year I have the opportunity to head home for all the festivities.  Even though I'm in Trinidad all the time I haven't actually been home for Carnival since 2011. 

Here are the soca releases that are on constant replay on my iPod: 
Machel Montano - Temperature


Kes - People


Olatunji: OH YAY 



Fay-Ann Lyons ft. Stonebwoy: Block The Road



Bunji Garlin: Take Over Town


RR Riddim Mix - Blaxx, M1, Orlando Octave, DunDeal, Salty ft Tron & Brass


Farmer Nappy - BamBilamBamBilamBilamBam


Third Bass - Bum Bum


KI - Same Gyal Twice



In We Blood (Official Audio) - Machel Montano


FLIPO - OH GOSH

Ricardo Drue - Bet



Lyrikal - Dip & Roll


Sekon Sta X Nadia Batson - Magic 

2016 Chutney Soca Monarch Finalists

Hi readers,

Here are the 2016 finalists for both the Traditional and Soca Monarch categories.  The finals take place this Saturday, January 23, 2016.

TRADITIONAL CHUTNEY CATEGORY
Rakesh Yankarran
Asha Kamchee
Rawytee Ramroop
RT Butkoon
Shiva Lackhan
Kavita Maharajh
Rasika Dindial
Rooplal G
Drupatee Ramgoonai
Heeralal Rampartap

CHUTNEY SOCA CATEGORY
Ravi B
Kenneth Supersad
General Imran “GI”
Adesh Samaroo
Omardath Maharaj
Rick Ram
Veekash Sahadeo
Nishard M
KI Persad
Rikki Jai

2016 International Soca Monarch Finalists

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Hi Readers,

Here are the finalists for the 2016 International Soca Monarch Finals to be held on Fantastic Friday - Friday, February 5, 2016.

1. AARON ST.LOUIS - VOICE 


2 . ADRIAN HACKSHAW  - THIRD BASS


3. AKEEM CHANCE - PREEDY


4. AKIL BORNEO -  5 STAR AKIL 


5.  DAMIAN ETIENNE - HYPASOUNDS


6. DARRYL HENRY - FARMER NAPPY


7. DEVON MARTIN - LYRIKAL


8. DEXTER STEWART - BLAXX


9. JASON PHILLIP, PRINCE ANDREWS, SHAQUILLE JONES, KEVIN CUDJOE  - CLOUD 5


10. NESTA BOXILL - SEKON STA


11. PATRICE ROBERTS 


12. RICARDO BARRITEAU - RICARDO DRUE 


13. RONNY BOYCE - PTERNSKY 


14. SAMRAJ JAIMUNGAL - RIKKI JAI 


15. SHURWAYNE WINCHESTER


16. STEPHENSON MARSHALL - SHAL MARSHALL

Fantazia Carnival 2016 Toronto Caribbean Canrival Presentation - Colours of Nature

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Please stay tuned for Band Launch information...

Video Alert: Jaiga - Anyway

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Video Alert: Nadia Batson - Party Capital

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Video Alert: Patrice Roberts - Old & Grey

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...featuring Uncle Ellis @uncleellis868

Video Alert: Rikki Jai - Leh We Fete

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2016 International Soca Monarch Semi-Finalists - Order of Appearance

The 2016 International Soca Monarch Semi-finals take place on January 17, 2016.  

Here are the semi-finalist in order of appearance:

1 DILLON CHARLES - SALTY

2 AUSTIN LYONS - SUPER BLUE 

3 AKEEM CHANCE - PREEDY

4 STEPHENSON MARSHALL - SHAL MARSHALL

5 SHIVONNE CHURCHE-ISAACS - LIL BITTS

6 KEVON HEATH - YANKY BOY

7 NESTA BOXILL - SEKON STA

8 MICHAEL JOHN - MOTHER NATURE

9 IAN WEBSTER - IWEB

10 NICHA BYRON - NICHA B

11 NICOLE NATHANIEL-CLARKE/TIMOTHY WATKINS - GRANNY & BARON

12 TOBAGO

13 SASHA ANN MOSES - SASHA 

14 DENISE BELFON - SAUCY

15 RICHARD TRUMPET - RICHARD TRUMPET

16 EDWIN CHARLES - EDDIE CHARLES

17 KRIS PERSAD - K.I

18 DEXTER STEWART - BLAXX

19 KENNETH RICHARDS - K RICH

20 ROGER JOSEPH - PATCH

21 AKIL BORNEO - 5 STAR AKIL

22 JARDINE LEGERE - JADEL

23 DEVON SAMUEL - PROPHET BENJAMIN

24 ASTEN ISAAC - ASTEN ISSAC

25 ADRIAN HACKSHAW - THIRD BASS

26 GAMAL DOYLE - SKINNY FABULOUS

27 DEVON MARTIN - LYRIKAL

28 CARLTON CORDLE - BIGGIE IRIE

29 ADAM ELIAS - KING BUBBA

30 KERNAL ROBERTS - KERNAL ROBERTS

31 PATRICE RO…

Video Alert: 5Star Akil - Different Me

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