The event was initially scheduled for Tuesday, July 9 but was postponed due to the tropical storm warning.
In a statement to the media on Thursday, July 11, Tyronne Harris, event coordinator and Cultural Development Foundation officer, said he looks forward to a “very energetic and exciting” event next week Thursday, July 18 at the National Cultural Centre.
Gates open at 8 p.m. and the show is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m.
“Tickets for the original show will be honoured on the rescheduled night. Tickets for the show are $30 and $25 in advance, and are still on sale at ticket outlets: Steve’s Barbershop and Sunshine Bookshop,” the statement said.
Twelve contestants from 11 commercial houses will be participating in this year’s event.
Radio St. Lucia – Keisha St. Helen (Da Reportah)
Calabash Tv – Ernell Sextius (De Hustler)
St. Lucia Electricity Services – Malaika Chester (Miss Kitty)
Courts St. Lucia Ltd – Dorcia Fenelon (Dee)
Digicel (St. Lucia) Ltd – Tysia Edward (Lady T)
Royal St. Lucia Police Force – Marva Epiphane (Epee)
Water and Sewerage Co. – Alonso Felicien (The Mighty Dahger)
Royal St. Lucia Police Force – Nyasa Francis (Mooshi)
St. Lucia Distillers Ltd. – Allia Monrose (Allia)
Consolidated Foods Ltd. – Nadia Auguste (Nads)
National Insurance Cooperation – Sharon Alexander (Sha Blaze)
Guardsman (St. Lucia) Ltd. – Edgar Daniel (Edgar)
The Inter-Commercial House Calypso, launched in 2002, is part of the Lucian Carnival celebrations.