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Calypso Judging Underway

img:Calypso fans enjoying themselves at a tent. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]

OVER 40 calypsonians will face quarter-final judges over four nights beginning last night with the combined Take-Over Tent/Soca Village at the National Cultural Centre.

Former King De Invader led the cast which also included a number of faces new to calypso competition. Tonight, it will be the turn of the De Socalypso Revue with Blaze and Weatherman leading the charge from a tent which also boasts exciting new talent.

On Friday it will be the turn of the South Calypso Tent where two former monarchs are expected to feature prominently alongside a number seasoned performers and bright new sparks.

The Ambassadors Calypso Tent will culminate the round of quarter final judging on Saturday with former King Educator and TC Brown and other outstanding talent making a case for semi-final places.

Exciting soca talent, likely to be featured in the groovy and power soca competitions are expected to make appearances over the next four nights.

img:Calypso fans enjoying themselves at a tent. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]
Calypso fans enjoying themselves at a tent. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]
Here is the Carnival Calendar events for this weekend.

Friday June 24
Piton Soca Monarch Invasion and Festin Labowi
Location: Laborie Market Square
Time: 5:00 p. m
Entertainment by: EvaLucian Band and Top Soca Artists
Admission: Free
South Calypso Tent Calypso Quarter Finals
Location: The National Cultural Centre
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Just 4 Fun and Peter & Company Presents
Carnival After work Boat ride
Location: On-board The Pearl
Time: 6:00p. m. – 8:00p. m.

Saturday June 25
Carnival Band Association and Steel Band Association present MAS MARKET
Location: William Peter Boulevard
Time: 10:00 a. m

Featuring: Steel band performances and Costume displays by models, Ticket sales and Band Registration
Just 4 Fun Cooler Fete
Location: Gaiety Car Park
Time: 5:00 p.m.

Ambassadors Calypso Tent Quarter Finals
Location: The National Cultural Centre
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Roseau Valley Queen Show
Location: Jon Odlum Marigot Secondary School
Time: 8:00 p. m.

Just Us Kids Pre-Carnival Jump Up and Launch
Location: Ave Maria Girls Primary School
Time: 12 noon to 7:00 p. m.

Vieux Fort Carnival City
Location: Between Hobbies and Town Council – Vieux Fort
Time: 5:00 p. m.

SUNDAY JUNE 26th 2016
VAVALRY presented by
Carnival Planning and Management Agency
Location: William Peter Boulevard
Time: 4:00 p. m.
Entertainment by: Calypso, Steel Bands, EvaLucian Band and Top Soca Artists
Featuring: Carnival Queen Contestants, Carnival Parade, Costume displays
Admission: FREE

Uncle Superman presents
SOCA FAMILY EXTRAVAGANZA
Location: Castries Comprehensive Secondary School
Time: 11:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.
Entertainment by:
Top Soca Artists
Music by:
DJ Shelz and DJ Ratley
Lots of fun and games for the kids and adults.
Admission: Children: $5

Dennery Carnival Princess
Location: Dennery Multipurpose Court
Time: 5:00 p. m.
Admission: Children $10

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