Saturday, February 17, 2018

Machel rules the road*

‘Soca Kingdom’ rules the road

ON TOP: Soca superstar Machel Montano performs his hit, “Soca Kingdom”, for Fantasy’s Isle of Olympia as they cross the stage at the Socadrome on Carnival Tuesday. —Photo: DEXTER PHILIP

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ROAD March veterans Machel Montano’s and SuperBlue’s “Soca Kingdom” hogged the spotlight during the past two days to reign alongside the Merry Monarch at all major venues - to the apparent delight of thousands of masqueraders who descended on the roads for Carnival 2018.
From Downtown Port of Spain to Adam Smith Square, from the stage at the Queen’s Park Savannah to the stage at the Socadrome, “Soca Kingdom” appeared to be on repeat.
Intermittently, revellers also moved to Iwer George’s “Savannah”, Kees Dieffenthaller’s “Hello” and Patrice Roberts’s “Sweet fuh Days”. At the Savannah, judges confirmed towards evening that “Soca Kingdom” appeared to have come out on top, though figures were not yet available.

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