Festivals minister appeal for written recommendations for carnival

Culture and National Festivals Minister Paul Chet Greene is encouraging persons with ideas to improve carnival to submit them in writing to the National Festivals Commission.

2016 ACB Panorama Results

Second runner up: Hells gate First runner up: West Side Symphony Winner: Halcyon Steel Orchestra

First time entrants top Junior Jumpy Soca competition

Two first time entrants have topped last evening’s Junior Jumpy Soca competition.

CARNIVAL STAYS IN TOWN

Chairman of the Festivals Commission Maurice Merchant has dashed the hopes of revellers who have called for J’ouvert to be removed from St John’s, by declaring that the Carnival staple will remain in the city.

Antiguan music stuck on “one, two beat”, DJ says

Some new voices have weighed in on the discussion that suggests the music of Antiguan artistes is not receiving enough exposure during the Carnival season.

Cultural Stakeholders Say Carnival In Crisis

Several people who have spent decades working to perfect their art, especially for Carnival, have said they are disillusioned with what the annual summer festival has become.

Gasper bids farewell to Teen Xplosion title

Shaveesa Gasper, the 2015 Teen Xplosion winner has urged her peers to embrace the lessons from life experiences to help shape their future.

Mr & Miss Teen Splash attribute their win to hard work

Teen Splash 2016, if nothing else, was a night of fierce competition and the newly crowned winners are attributing their rise above 18 other competitors to “hard work”.
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