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And the finalists are. . .

And the finalists are. . .

By Wade Gibbons Nine calypsonians will leave Kensington Oval very early tomorrow morning happy to be going forward to the Pic-O-De-Crop Final, while nine will depart pondering on what mistakes they – or the judges – might have made. Tonight’s Pic-O-De-Crop semi-finals should be a keen contest with several bringing terrific material to the stage, […]

18 for Pic-o-de-Crop semis

18 for Pic-o-de-Crop semis

Veteran calypsonian and perennial semifinalist Smokey Burke, from the Super Gladiators tent, will be first on stage when the 2017 Pic-O-De-Crop semifinals comes off at…

Reflections on Junior Monarch calypso

Reflections on Junior Monarch calypso

If I were to take myself back to over thirty years ago, the highlights of my involvement in Crop Over have not been only as…

Ready for battle

Ready for battle

The countdown is on to Soca Royale, with the 18 finalists vying for the top spots in the Sweet Soca and Party Monarch drawing their…

Pic-O-De-Crop semifinalists draw for positions

Pic-O-De-Crop semifinalists draw for positions

Perennial semifinalist and veteran calypsonian Smokey Burke from the Super Gladiators tent will lead the pack for the 2017 Pic-O-De- Crop semifinals. The semifinalists were…





Junior calypsonians ready for battle

Junior calypsonians ready for battle

The last time siblings took the two top spots in both categories of the Junior Monarch competition, was back in…

Talent galore among young calypsonians

Talent galore among young calypsonians

The competition was fierce and the talent was undeniable at the Junior Monarch semifinals last Sunday night. Unfortunately, only seven…

Much to offer at Super Gladiators

Much to offer at Super Gladiators

The Super Gladiators Calypso Tent was first out the blocks on Saturday night at the Roy Byer Centre,…

A party in a quarry

A party in a quarry

Every year, it gets bigger and bigger and this year was no exception. The annual Puff of Colour…

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