Thursday, November 21, 2019

Soufriere Carnival Ends On Successful Note

Press Release:- The Soufriere Events Committee hosted a successful Soufriere Carnival for a third consecutive year on June 23rd and 24th 2019, under the theme “Liberated. Our Journey”

Despite the unsavoury weather conditions on Sunday revellers enjoyed a pre morning Jouvert which accumulated into the parade of the bands near the Old Copra Factory.

  The two day event highlighted a splash of colour, creativity and full costume bands. Each band was accompanied by their own music truck which added a variety of melodies and flavour for revellers. 

The Soufriere Events Committee would like to say Special thanks to the District Representative- Hon. Stanislas, Mayor Gangardine, and The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation; every stakeholder, sponsors and suppliers who supported Soufriere Carnival 2019; All the Carnival Bands and Band Leaders and Revellers for their spectacular productions of costumes; The Contestants who took part in the Pageant, all Judges, the Police, Media Crews and Spectators from Soufriere especially those who travelled from different parts of the island.

Thank you for lining up the routes, making videos, jumping and viewing the Carnival.

Five Carnival bands showcased their costumes depicting various themes. The lists of Portrayals were as follows: 

 Wasted Carnival Band – Jewels of Soufriere

 Wild Bamboo Carnival Band- Gods of War

Chyc Karnival Band- Feel the Riddim

The Dream Carnival Band- Dream, Imagine and Believe

Sugar Beach Carnival Band- The Beauty of Nature

The results for Soufriere Carnival 2019 are as follows:

Band of the Year- Chyc Karnival Band

Second Place- Wild Bamboo Carnival Band

Third Place- Wasted Carnival Band

Best Design- Chyc Karnival Band

Mass on the Move- Wild Bamboo Carnival Band

Section of the Year- Wild Bamboo Carnival Band

JUDGES SCORES (Judged on Sunday June 23rd 2019)

Wasted Carnival Band Chyc karnival Band Wild Bamboo Carnival Band Dream Carnival Band
82 points 76 points 64 points 63 points 
63 points 70 points 75 points 63 points
68 points 87 points 75 points 59 points 
213 points 233 points 214 points  185 points


Mass on the Move (Judged on June 24th 2019) 

Wasted Carnival Band Chyc karnival Band Wild Bamboo Carnival Band Dream Carnival Band
14 points 15 points 20 points 14 points
Wasted Carnival Band Chyc karnival Band Wild Bamboo Carnival Band Dream Carnival Band
13 points 13 points 15 points 12 points


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