Carnival Monday and Tuesday Results

Senior Carnival – Individual Competition 2nd Runner-Up: Stacey Russel John Bull Stacey and Dem 1st Runner-Up: Kelvin Mongoose Russel Smurfs Mongoose Airbrushing Studio Winner & 2017 Senior Carnival Individual: Calvin Top Cat Pilgrim Mermaid Top Cat and Crew   Senior Carnival – Queen of the Band Competition 2nd Runner-Up: Charity Henry The Goldfish Rockers Mas...

Gypsy says real calypso takes centre stage in Antigua

Winston “Gypsy” Peters, Trinidadian politician and calypsonian, declared that despite the decrease in ‘real calypso’ singers in the region, Antigua continues to be one of the few places where real calypso takes centre stage.

Festivals Commission Commences Review of 2017 Carnival

JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 9th August, 2017……….The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission will commence review of the 2017 Carnival festivities when it holds a series of meetings with Sub-Committee Chairpersons and stakeholders from this weekend.

King Zacari dethrones his daughter to take Calypso Monarch title

Trevor “King Zacari” King was crowned the Calypso Monarch in the Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch competition in the wee hours of Monday to end a show that lasted six hours which Calypso lovers said they found “too long” and “exhausting”. King Zacari won the crown from his daughter Thalia “Queen Thalia” King, last year’s monarch....

CP takes the Road March Crown

The 'Celebration of Greatness' of the 60th Anniversary of Antigua & Barbuda's Carnival came to a close yesterday after 10 days of revelry with the announcement that Claudette "CP" Peters won the Road March title for 57 plays of her song 'Out Dey' during the Monday Parade.

King Zacari wins Calypso Monarch, dethrones daughter

He is no stranger to winning, having copped several crowns in the past.  

2017 Party Monarch winners exchange crowns

Bachannal Saturday winners Tian Winter and Ricardo Drue have swapped crowns in this year’s FLOW Party Monarch competition with the Tian taking the Groovy title and Ricardo the Jumpy when compared to last year’s show.

Do you prefer Jnr Carnival on a weekday or a weekend?

Should junior carnival be held on a weekdays or weekend? This question came to mind after this year’s exercise ended at 3 am on Friday. It seems impossible to complete the four-segment event in a reasonable time. Junior Carnival involves a parade of troupes from the various schools and groups, stage presentations as well as...

2017 Party Monarch Results

2017 Groovy Results 2nd Runner up: Menace 1st Runner up: Claudette “CP” Peters Winner: Tian Winter   2017 Jumpy Results 2nd Runner up: Tian Winter 1st Runner up: Menace Winner: Ricardo Drue Veterans Award: Byke Peoples Choice: Ricardo Drue

Tropical cyclone not a threat for carnival

An area of low pressure which has developed off the African coast poses an 80 per cent chance of becoming a tropical depression, but it is forecast to pass north of the Leeward islands in the next few days.