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Interview with Miss Marigot Ambassadorial Pageant Contestants

The Road to the throne has begun for four young women from the village of Marigot. Vashti Browne, Tourence Dorsette, Patrice Dorsette and Willann Davis will for the "Mas Marigot" 2013 Ambassadorial Pageant Crown. Head of the Pageant Organizing Committee Ms. Jenise Mills noted that, the Marigot Carnival Committee along with the Chaperones of the ladies, had difficulties in securing sponsorship for the contes ...

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Black Diamond Speaks on Preparation for Calypso Finals

“I am very confident but humble, as it will be a first time experience which I will learn from for the future.” These were the words of Newcomer to the Calypso arena Jamal “Black Diamond” Lloyd, when asked how he felt about going on to perform at the Calypso Finals competition, on Saturday February 9th at the Carnival City. The Calypsonian who came on the scene in 2012 with his popular song entitled “Pit To ...

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Derose is 2013 Mas Camp Champ of the Camp

Calypsonian Derose captured the Mas Champ of the Camp crown amongst 21 calypsonians who competed in the event on Thursday February, 7th. The PSU grounds were packed with energetic and excited individuals until the show ended early Friday morning. Almost every calypsonian delivered an extremely entertaining performance including Calypsonian “Peaklock” whose performance caught the crowd’s attention. ...

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DAPD Participates in Carnival

For the second time, The Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DAPD), will partake in this year’s carnival, in the form of a t-shirt band on Monday February, 11th. This initiative forms part of their anniversary festivities which was celebrated on Thursday January 24th through a launching ceremony. Executive Director of DAPD Mrs. Nathalie Murphy, says accepting disability and redefining life wi ...

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Overseas Based Dominican Musician Says Dominicans Need to Change Music Lyrics

Overseas based Dominican musician Mr. Floyd Challenger, is urging Dominican musicians on the importance of the need to change the lyrics of their songs. Mr. Challenger who is part of the Royalty Band of Dominica and based in the United States, made the statement during an exclusive interview with SAT TV NEWS. He said that stepping up the lyrical content of our music will certainly help in getting the recogn ...

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Lagoon Street Jam 2013

Calypso lovers made evident their loyalty to the Art as hundreds of people lined the street for the Lagoon Street Jam held on Independent Street last night. Swinging Stars band, one of the locally popular bands, provided over twenty Calypsonians with exceptional background music. Which when teamed with the vocals created sweet harmony. The event took flight with the first performance done by former Road Mar ...

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Hunter Pulls out from Calypso Finals

Following allegations of cheating at the Calypso Semi-Finals held on Saturday January 26th, former three time calypso King, Derrick “Hunter” St. Rose, has withdrawn from the Calypso Finals Competition. During the competition it was revealed that Hunter had prompts for verses of his song, written on his left hand which was caught on camera. Since then the Hunter has been facing a lot of pressure and criticis ...

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Nacheal Walsh is the 2013 Junior Calypso Monarch

The Isaiah Thomas Secondary School certainly has a reason to be happy, as 16-year old student Nacheal Walsh, captured the 2013 Junior Calpso Monarch title. Ms. Walsh placed second close to winning the competition last year, however, she did not hesitate to grab onto this opportunity this year, with her song entitled “On The Brink”, written by Tim Durand. In 2012, she placed second to Janae Jackson of the Co ...

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Carnival Corner Launches Carnival 2013 Costumes

One of the oldest carnival bands in Dominica, the Carnival Corner is pleased to announce the launch of its 2013 costume band. Public Relations Officer of the band, Mr. Emmanuel Lo Black, which has been in existence from 1993, started playing traditional mas with the sensay and sou swel souwi. However from 1996 they transitioned to the costume bands. On Monday February 11th they will play traditional mas, wh ...

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Nine to Compete in Calypso Finals

The semi-final was a night of fierce competition at the Newtown Savannah on Saturday January 26th, where nine Calypsonians were given the nod to face King Dice at the Calypso Finals, which will take place on Saturday February 9th at Carnival City. They are Karessah, Ghetto Prince, Black Diamond, De Rose, Daddy Chess, Bob, Web, Ras Kelly and Hunter. Newcomer to the finals Ghetto Prince, put on a very passion ...

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