Saturday night Newtown Savanne hosted the Semi-Finals of Dominica’s 2010 Calypso Monarch Competition.  A field of twenty artists battled their way through this tough round. Only nine were selected to continue on to the Grand Finals to take on the current monarch, King Karessa.

The Final Nine:

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The Final Nine pictured above:

Checker, Daddy Chess, de Bobb, Explosion, Lady Star, Observer, Soul Puss, Sye and Tasha P.

Up Next…

  • Don’t miss the final showdown on Saturday, February 13th at Carnival City (Pottersville Savanne).

More Carnival Winners

Thursday afternoon was the Junior Calypso Monarch Competition. For the second year running de Professor won the Junior Crown to a crowd of cheering fans at Harlem Plaza.

The Carnival Princess show was held on Sunday at Harlem Plaza. Seven young ladies vied for the title but it was Selena Cuffy who was crowned Dominica’s 2010 Carnival Princess.