It has been confirmed that soca artist Scrappy and his band will be headlining at this year’s Carnaval International de Victoria on Mahé Island of the Seychelles. The carnival which is in it’s 5th year, will take place between 24th to 26th April 2015, showcasing the world’s best carnivals in a 3 day celebration. This

Could You Be My Match? In Memory of Kevin Kararwa

A London film student has taken action to spread awareness surrounding the lack of BME (Black Minority Ethnic) donors registered to the UK stem cell register by releasing a short film to highlight the problem.   Created in memory of student Kevin Kararwa, the 3 minute film entitled “Could you be my Match” was written

Jumo reclaims 2015 Carib Soca Monarch title

Kwesi ‘Ace’ Edmondson failed to defend his crown, as Jumo Primo emerged as the new soca king at the coveted 2015 Carib Soca Monarch competition. This weekend’s competition proved a clash of prowess as each of the 15 artistes vying for the 2015 title brought their “A” game to the National Park to impress both

International Soca Monarch Final 2015

Last night soca lovers all over the world watched the 2015 Soca Monarch Finals live in the stadium or online live. The Groovy Soca performances left the crowds undecided in who they wanted to win from Destra’s Lucy to Olatunji’s Ola. Social media was set alight with who the crowds wanted to win. As soon


On Saturday the 31st of January or early hours of Sunday morning for us here in the UK, the 20th Chutney Soca Monarch competition took place at  Skinner Park, San Fernando. CHUTNEY SOCA MONARCH WINNERS 1st – RAVI B & RIKKI JAI 2nd – K.I. Persad 3rd – Nishard M 4th – Crazy 5th –

International Soca Monarch: Fantastic Friday Finalists!

This evening, (well for soca lovers in the UK, early hours of the morning!) the Fantastic Friday International Soca Monarch finalists were announced. The semi finals took place for the first time on the Greens, in Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain. We watched 46 Groovy semi final performances, and 38 Power semi final performances.

Monk Monté x Destra Garcia Collaborate for C2K15!

For years Soca lovers worldwide have been itching for these two very talented Soca artistes to team up and pen another hit. Let’s set the scene, Carnival 2003 – Machel Montano and Destra Garcia released It’s Carnival. A collaboration which we could not get enough of. To this day, it sets the mood for many

International Soca Monarch Changes The Rules!

In keeping with its new strategic direction which aims to ensure the sustainability of the International Soca Monarch (ISM) franchise, and to promote the growth of the Soca music industry, the Board of Executives has agreed to change some rules governing the competition. In this regard, the Executive has decided to amend rule 2.6 of

Carriacou & Petite Martinique Calender Of Events 2015

Digicel presents Carriacou and Petite Martinique calendar of events for Carnival 2015 THEME:  “  Kayak Mass A Real Caribbean Experience  ”       Dates Events Venue Time Wednesday 28th January, 2015 Groovy Semi Finals TBA TBA Friday 30th January, 2015 Calypso Semi Finals TBA TBA Saturday 31st  January, 2015 Soca Semi Finals TBA TBA Friday 6th

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