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  • Chucky reigns supreme at Dimanche Gras

    Roderick "Chucky" Gordon reigned supreme at the Dimanche Gras on Carnival Sunday night to retain his Calypso Monarch title when he graced the Queen's Park Savannah stage in Port of Spain with two scintillating performances. Read More »

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  • Chucky retains Calypso Monarch crown.

    Sunday’s Dimanche Gras show at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain could best be described as a night of excellence. Read More »

  • All Stars dethrones Phase II as Panorama champion

    Massy Trinidad All Stars delivered a spirted performance of its Leon "Smooth" Edwards arranged "Unquestionable" at the Queen's Park Savannah on Saturday to cop the 2015 Panorama title in the Large Band category. Read More »

  • Roland St George is 2015 King of Carnival

    Roland St George copped the 2015 King of Carnival title when his portrayal, “Ahtwaje” amassed 433 points at the National Carnival Bands Association's (NCBA) King and Queen of Carnival finals at the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain, on Friday. Read More »

  • Machel retains Soca Monarch crown

    Machel Montano successfully defended his Power Soca Monarch crown with his customary scintillating Fantastic Friday performance. Read More »

  • A taste of Joocie

    If you have never heard of Triniboi Joocie before then that is about to change. The Trinidad-born, England-based soca artiste is back home for his fourth successive Carnival and intends to raise the bar higher than he did on his previous three visits. Read More »

  • Asche, Seale and Mac Intosh win Kaisorama crowns

    Karene Asche, Devon Seale and Heather Mac Intosh all emerged winners at this year's edition of Kaisorama at the Queen's Park Savannah on Thursday. Read More »

  • Lingo is 2015 extempo king

    Joseph "Lingo" Vautor-La Placeliere won the 2015 extempo title when he outrhymed Myron Bruce over six verses of “a war of words” at Thursday’s Kaisorama – The Night of Champions at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain. Read More »

  • ‘Benjai’ back in court

    Five Carnivals after being arrested and charged with spitting on a police officer, the case against Rodney "Benjai" Le Blanc continued in court on Monday, with the alleged victim being crossed examined. Read More »

  • Mom and son take south king and queen titles

    The mother and son duo has done it again. Gloria Dallsingh and her son Marlon Rampersad walked away with the King and Queen of Carnival titles at the San Fernando Pre-Dimanche Gras at Skinner Park, San Fernando, on Wednesday night. Read More »

  • The perfect Trinbagonian Carnival

    The perfect woman, the perfect man. The perfect storm, the perfect summer. What about the perfect Carnival? Read More »

  • 15 RANDOM FUN FACTS ABOUT KERWIN DU BOIS

    After an upset in 2013 when his legion of fans felt he should have won the Groovy Monarch crown at the International Soca Monarch competition, Kerwin Du Bois returned to the stage in 2014 and snatched the title. His winning selection was “Too Real”. Read More »

  • Hair’s to Carnival

    Carnival is all about colour. Read More »

  • 3Canal starts a ‘Raw’war

    3Canal weren’t joking when they said they were going to be RAW for Carnival 2015. Read More »

  • PNM fete a sold-out affair

    THE People’s National Movement (PNM) annual Carnival fete, which appeared to have been waning in popularity over the last three years, was a sold-out, spirted and energy-packed affair on Tuesday night, attracting several hundred patrons. Read More »

  • One-minute bois wins $15,000 stickfight prize

    IN a battle that lasted under a minute, Selwyn John, of the Rio Claro Gayelle, was crowned King of the Rock at the finals of the National Stickfighting Competition on Tuesday night. Read More »

  • Costumes take flight

    The wind played the biggest ole mas of all 40 competitors during the semi-final round of the National Carnival Bands Association senior Kings and Queens of Carnival on Tuesday night at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. Read More »

  • Full complement of police on Carnival days

    The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is expecting a full complement of officers, both regular and special reserve, on the roads for Carnival Monday and Tuesday. Read More »

  • First time in 50 years: Stalin stays home for Carnival

    For the first time in more than five decades, Calypsonian Black Stalin (Leroy Calliste), is confined to his house and looking at Carnival celebrations on the television. Read More »

  • TASA all-inclusive fete set for Carnival Sunday

    TASA’s 25th all-inclusive fete on Carnival Sunday at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s will feature: Dil-e-Nadan, Olatunji, Kernel Roberts, 3 Canal & the Cut and Clear Crew and Tripolians Pan Round de Neck and DJ John Gill. The food and drink will be of top quality and plentiful as usual. Parking is at the Queen’s Hall car park and the party will start there at 2 p.m. and go until 8 p.m. Read More »

  • Machel falls short at Fatima

    Scores of patrons fled the Fatima College all-inclusive fete “in disgust” on Saturday night, following what was described by many patrons as a “disrespectful and thoroughly offensive display” by Reigning Road March King, Machel Montano. Read More »

  • St Paul’s Boys’ Anglican cops National Junior Panorama

    SATRINA Hagarie could barely be seen over her tenor pan, as she stood in the frontline of the Bethlehem Girls’ and Boys RC School Orchestra as they waited to perform yesterday. Read More »

  • Toilet paper for Sugar Aloes

    The toilet paper brigade was literally lying in wait for Sugar Aloes (Michael Osuna) to come on stage on Saturday evening at Skinner Park at the annual Calypso Fiesta put on by the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation (TUCO). Read More »

  • STAGE RAGE

    Strong differences of opinion have emerged between chairman of the National Carnival Commission (NCC) Lorraine Pouchet and National Carnival Bandleaders’ Association (NCBA) chairman David Lopez over children’s mas. Read More »

  • Carnival chows

    We all love a good chow! With the perfect blend of garlic, chadon beni and pepper, it is always the perfect addition to any lime. Read More »

  • Krewe king tops prelims

    Parading as “Ahtwaje”, veteran masquerader Roland St George copped first place in the preliminaries of the National Carnival Bands Association (NCBA) Senior Kings and Queens 2015 competition at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, on Thursday. The portrayal came from the presentation The Village from the band D Krewe. Read More »

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