2016 Schools Calypso Competition to be held this week

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2016 Schools Calypso Competition to be held this week
Audition was held last week Thursday. * Photo credit: HTS still video

Audition was held last week Thursday. * Photo credit: HTS still video

PRESS RELEASE – The Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Carnival Planning and Management Agency (CPMA) is pleased to announce the 2016 SCHOOLS CALYPSO Competition which will be held on Friday, 3rd June, 2016 at the National Cultural Center.  Starting time is at 10:00 am and the event will be hosted by MC: Scady Dot P.

The calypsonians will be backed by “Take That All Stars”. Guest artistes will include the reigning Groovy Monarch Arthur Allain, Ezra D’Funmachine” Augustine, and many more.

We wish to congratulate all the participating school Calypsonians, and in particular the reigning champions Ave Maria Primary and George Charles Secondary, who will put their titles on the line against a formidable line up of talented calypsonians.  

The other contestants are as follows:

2016 SCHOOLS CALYPSO FINALISTS

SCHOOL STUDENT NAME CALYPSO SOBRIQUET TITLE OF SONG AND COMPOSER
Gros Islet Primary Prince Belizaire Mighty Prince “Rape is a Serious Crime”
Tapion Private Ethan Hazell Mighty Fano “Come Together as One”
Anse La Raye Primary Choral Minvielle Jazzy “Song of the Hungry Man”
Dame Pearlette Louisy Primary Kishana Smith Baby K “Respect Life”
Balata Primary Shaquil Flavius The Mighty Shaq “Outside”
Marchand Combined Simin Emmanuel Simon Emmanuel “Under the Surface”
R.C. Boys Primary Alens Plante Confabulator “Suicides”
La Guerre Primary Shakira Eudovic Shakira Eudovic “School of Hard Knocks”
Anglican Primary Immanuel Francis Calypso Baby “Set an Example”
Ave Maria Primary Harmonie William Chantwelle “Rushing”

 

SCHOOL STUDENT NAME CALYPSO SOBRIQUET TITLE OF SONG AND COMPOSER
Corinth Secondary Michael Joseph Mighty J “Big Bully”
Anse Ger Secondary Deshawn Augustin Deshawn “Give Me My Crown”
St. Mary’s College Brandon Philgence Mighty Sizzler “De Question Begs”
Entrepot Secondary Aver Alcindor Princess Rudy “I Love My Country”
Babonneau Secondary Jade Volney Jayden “Discriminating Yutes From de Ghetto”
Choiseul Secondary Davia Joseph Patatat “Dwa”
Grande Riviere Secondary Anella Tota Anella Tota “Spinning in Mud”
Leon Hess Comprehensive Kyla Sam Kyla “Love Everyone”
Sir Ira Simmons Sec Shaon Charles Mighty Shay “Bread”
George Charles Sec Ashley Jules Bling “Keys”

 

We urge calypso fans to come out and support what is expected to be a day to remember with top class entertainment.

Long Live Kaiso!!!

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