Race to Calypso finals

Press Release:-  The Events Company of St. Lucia (ECSL) and the Calypso Management Committee (CMC) are thrilled to announce the qualifiers who will compete on Sunday July 1st at the National Cultural Centre in the Calypso Semi Finals Competition, in the race to the National Calypso Finals Competition.

The qualifiers are:

ALLY CAT

FIRE ONE

BLACK PEARL & HERB BLACK

TOT VILLAGE

BLAZE

FIRE ONE

DENNIS JAMES

TOT VILLAGE

EDUCATOR

FIRE ONE

INVADER

TOT VILLAGE

JN CHARLES

SOUTH TENT

LADY LEEN

TOT VILLAGE

MIGHTY SIZZLER

FIRE ONE

NINTUS

SOUTH TENT

OSHUN

SOUTH TENT

READY

FIRE ONE

ROBBIE

FIRE ONE

TC BROWN

FIRE ONE

TI BLACKS

SOUTH TENT

TI CARO

TOT VILLAGE

TINO

SOUTH TENT

WALLEIGH

TOT VILLAGE

The race to Calypso Finals is on; with the cream of the crop emerging yet again on top, proving that calypso is alive, well and kicking. The South Calypso Tent represents with five calypso runners in the race, followed by TOT Village with six calypso thoroughbreds lined up and FireOne the most recent addition to the calypso tent arena with a solid seven contenders. The stakes are high and the anticipation is building.

These eighteen qualifiers will be competing for one of the nine sought-after spots in the National Calypso Finals competition with the hope of defeating the reigning calypso king, the Mighty Pep, who captured the calypso monarchy in 2017. The National Calypso Finals competition is scheduled for Saturday July 14th, 2018 at The Sab in Vigie.

The next leg of competition, the Calypso Semi Finals will be staged at the National Cultural Centre on Sunday July 1st, 2018 at 5PM. Tickets are $30 and available at Steve’s Barber Shop and The Cell Outlets at Baywalk Rodney Bay Shopping Mall and Jeremie Street, Castries.

Tickets will also be sold at the venue. Parking for the event will be available on the National Cultural Centre Grounds. Patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets early to avoid the rush.

Sponsors for Saint Lucia Carnival include Flow, Platinum Sponsor for the Soleil Saint Lucia Summer Festival, Caribbean Airlines, Bounty Rum and Piton Beer. Media sponsors include The Wave, HTS/Helen 100, Vybe Radio, DBS, RCI and MBC.

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