Tis the Season ~ For Calypso!

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.

Join King Dice on Facebook or check out his YouTube Channel.

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.

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~ by visitdominica on January 27, 2011.

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