It’s that time of year again. In the run up to Dominica’s Carnival Celebrations, the Calypso Season is upon us. Do you have a favourite song yet?
On January 9, 2011 the Calypso Elimination Round was held at Krazy Koconuts in Castle Comfort. From a field of 49 Calypsonians, 12 remain:
- Dennison “Dice” Joseph – Send Me
- Val “Young Bull” Cuffy – Matador
- Henry “Kendes” Etienne – Stop Running Your Mouth
- Freddy “Man Himself” Mendes – Made for Service
- Leandra Cuffy – Pray for Me
- Julien “Pickey” Lockhart – Many are Called, Few are Chosen
- Reginald “Third Eye” Lander – Si-I-Bon-Si-I-Male
- Alvine “Exposure” Gachette – She’s A Girl
- George “Mighty Acre” Jervier – Suktouya Boom Boom
- Narrin “Trendsetter” Murphy – Ready Made Jacket
- Peter “Educator” Stewart – A Simple Question
- Victor “Comforter” Bique – More Blood
See them at the Calypso Quarter Finals on February 5th, 2011.
Watch & Listen
This week, four-time monarch King Dice launched his brand new video Send Me.
Want to Hear More?
Join a tent! Hear the top twelve Calypsonians plus many more talented performers as the competition heats up.
- Showdown Mas Camp every Friday before Carnival at Harlem Plaza in Newtown.
- Stardom every Wednesday before Carnvial at Krazy Koconuts in Castle Comfort.
Make sure not to miss this year’s Calypso and Real Mas celebrations which run from now through Carnival Monday & Tuesday on March 7th & 8th, 2011.