Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Scenes from Pre Dimanche Gras, Skinner Park, San Fernando

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Marlon Rampersad, of the band Ivan Kalicharan (Beats) with his winning King of the Band portrayal of the piece "Sweet Soca and Chutney".

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Winner of teh San Fernando Calypso Monarch title Rondell Donawa.

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Queen of the Band winner Gloria Dallsingh from the band Ivan Kalicharan (Beats) with her portrayal of We Beat Pan Music.

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Swayne Taylor from the band Just Illusion Mas Band, with his portrayal of The Emperor

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Jeorme Mohammed from the band Zainool Mohammed with his portrayal of Wankan Tanka

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Joel R John of the band Legall and Friends, with his portrayal of Paradisaea Apoda

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John Paul of the band Sword and Associates, with his portrayal of The Destructive Locust

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Kenroy Wilkenson of the band Chevenne War Council, with his portrayal of War Cloud 1843

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Kevin Bledman of the band Jennings Mas and Associates, with his portrayal of Madiba - Father of Africa.

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Krishna Harilal KUKUL from the band Tribal Fantasy

Krishna Harilal of the band Tribal Fantasy with his portrayal of Kukul.

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Lionel Jagessar Jr, of the band Lionel Jagessar and Associates, with his portrayal of So Son Dowa - God of the Hunt and Protector of the Natives.

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Zainool Mohammed from the band Zainool Mohammed and Associates with his portrayal of Madiba - Heart of a warrior.

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Adrianna Mohammed KACHINA SPIRIT DANCER from the b

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Denesha Jennings INDEERA MOTHER INDIA from the bna

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Joan Mohammed BEAUTY BENEATH THE OCEAN from the b

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Laura Rampersad AFRICAN DRUM DANCER from the band

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Michelle George MESEMBRY ANTHEMUM from the band Tr

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CALYPSONIAN and attorney Rondell Donawa has retained his title as Calypso Monarch of the San Fernando Pre-Dimanche Gras.

The competition was held at Skinner Park, San Fernando, on Wednesday night. Donawa, PNM councillor for the Cocoyea/Tarouba district, sang his way to victory with his tune "Yes We Can".



The titles for King and Queen of Carnival (South) went to a mother and son duo, who both represented the band Ivan Kallichan.

Gloria Dallsingh won the Queen of Carnival (South) crown with her portrayal of "We Beat Pan Music", while her son Marlon Rampersad copped the title King of Carnival (South) with his presentation "Sweet Soca and Chutney".



Denesha Jennings of the band Jennings Mas and Associates placed second on the queen category with her piece Indeera (Mother India). Third place went to Laura Rampersad of the band Ivan Kallicharan. She portrayed "African Drum Dancer". Rampersad is the wife of Marlon Rampersad.



In the king category Lionel Jagessar Jr from the band Lionel Jagessar and Associates placed second with his piece "So-Son-Dowa-God of the Hunt and Protector of the Natives". Zainool Mohammed of the band Zinool Mohammed and Associates placed third with "Madiba - The Heart of a Warrior".