ROYALTY: Calypso Monarch 2011 Karene Asche. Photo: ISHMAEL SALANDY


Karene Asche cops Calypso Monarch

Madray is King of Carnival, Marchan is Queen

Karene Asche was crowned 2011 Calypso Monarch, at the Queen's Park Savannah, in Port of Spain, early this morning (March 7).

The three-time National Junior Calypso Monarch captured the $2 million first prize with her two selections, "Be Careful What You Ask For" and "Uncle Jack".

Michael "Sugar Aloes" Osouna‬ copped second spot, ahead of Dr Hollis "Chalkdust" Liverpool and Devon Seale.

Defending champion Kurt Allen had to settle for sixth spot, while Soca artiste Rodney "Benjai" Le Blanc finished 12th and last.

Wade Madray, with his portrayal of "Pacific Tsunami", claimed the King of Carnival title. And Peola Marchan - "D Jeweled Chandelier" - was named Queen of Carnival.


Calypso Monarch

1 Karene Asche

2 Michael "Sugar Aloes" Osouna‬

3 Dr Hollis "Chalkdust" Liverpool

4 Devon Seale

5 Dexter "Stinger" Parsons‬ ‪

6 Kurt Allen

7 Brian London‬

8 Tameika Darius‬ ‪

9 Kizzy Ruiz‬

10 Joanne "Tigress" Rowley‬

11 Weston "Cro Cro" Rawlins‬

12 Rodney "Benjai" Le Blanc‬

King of Carnival

1 Wade Madray (“Pacific Tsunami”) - 421 points

2 Owen Hinds Jr (“Battle of the Marabuntas”) - 420

3 Curtis Eustace (“Bozo-D Legend Lives On”) - 416

4 Marlon Rampersad (“Bedazzled”) - 394

5 Lionel Jagessar Jr (“Wakinyan-Quest Of The Feather Seeker”) - 387

6 Roland St George (“Pan On Fire”) - 386

7 Gerard Weekes (“In The Beginning Good And Evil”) - 382

8 Glenn Dave Lakhan (“The Jewel Spider”) - 371

9 Fareid Carvalho (“Mr Carnival-The Return Of The Fire Man”) – 370

10 Leroy Prieto (“Mukasa-The God Of Water”) – 350

Queen of Carnival

1 Peola Marchan ("D Jeweled Chandelier") - 416 points

2 Gloria Dallsingh ("Splendor Of Lights") - 414

3 Kay Mason ("Island Queen") - 407

4 Roxanne Omalo ("Serpent Sorceress") - 389

5 Gayle Marcano ("D Ruby Brooch") - 387

6 Cherryann Valere ("Forest Blossom") - 374

7 Patricia Bailey ("Diamonds Are Forever") - 373

8 Jenna Marie Andre ("Botanica-A Floral Extravaganza") - 372

9 Avernell Johnson ("Chia-The Goddess") – 357

10 Sevell Nicholls ("In The End-Dance And Rejoice") - 356

Let us know your thoughts
This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.


Counting Down To

T&T Carnival 2014

Feb, 16 2015

To have your event posted, please e-mail us the information at