Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has congratulated Teddyson John, also known as TJ, on placing 2nd in the International Soca Monarch competition.
John placed second in the 2019 Power Groovy category of the International Soca Monarch competition held in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) with his song ‘Vent’.
The winners were announced on Saturday.
“You have made us extremely proud. Always a winner in our books,” Chastanet wrote on his official Facebook page.
The Prime Minister , along with Minister for Equity, Social Justice, Local Government and Empowerment, and Gros Islet Member of Parliament, Lenard Montoute, were in Trinidad and Tobago to support Saint Lucia.
A video of Chastanet embracing John back stage after his performance was posted on social media.
The groovy category was won by T&T’s Swappi with ‘Party Start’ and Grenada’s V’ghn with ‘Trouble in the Morning’.
Mr. Killa of Grenada captured the coveted Soca title with ‘Run Wid It’, ahead of T&T’s Iwer, second with ‘Blessings’, and Mr. Legz of Grenada, third with ‘Wining Challenge’.