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Last lap for junior calypsonians

21 July 2010

The INFECTIOUS SOUNDS of calypso filled Frank Collymore Hall yesterday as the finalists in the Scotiabank Junior Monarch competition held their rehearsals. Read More


Tuning up for semis show-down

21 July 2010

Semi-finalists in the Pic-O-De-Crop competition are ready for battle after their first rehearsal yesterday at Combermere School.  Read More


Sweet soca

20 July 2010

A multitude of about 10 000. That was the number of patrons the police estimated to have packed into Farley Hill National Park for the highly anticipated 4D Entertainment Soca On De Hill on Sunday. Read More


Pan you feel it?

20 July 2010

The City came alive last Saturday night when hundreds of Barbadians and tourists alike gathered in Independence Square to enjoy Pan In De City. Read More


Sea, sand and pan

19 July 2010

It was almost like Grand Kadooment day along the Spring Garden Highway, minus the bands, Read More


Soaking it up on the Hill

19 July 2010

No rain could stop the soca lovers at Farley Hill yesterday. Read More


The pied pannists

19 July 2010

The infectious beats and rhythm of LH Pan Groove from Trinidad caused the audience to form a line behind them, as they performed at Brandons Beach yesterday. Read More


Bands gone Bajan

18 July 2010

With Grand Kadooment just weeks away, many Crop-Over bands are pushing the Bajan theme for that big August 2 jump-up day. Read More

Gabby hits it on return

18 July 2010

ONE SYMBOL of the intensity of calypso in Crop-Over is the presence of the Mighty Gabby on stage and in competition. Read More



18 July 2010

Steel pan music and the vivacious Mother Sally were too irresistible a combination for this tourist Read More


Pan 'needs more respect'

18 July 2010

Liking the steel pan is not the same as respecting it, says leader of the Mosaic Steel Orchestra David Ziggy Walcott.  Read More

Party monarchs to compete in finals

18 July 2010

FOUR PARTY MONARCHS are among the nine finalists announced for the big showdown of the soca titans at Bushy Park, St Philip next Sunday. Read More


Big show with a bang

18 July 2010

MEMORIES of the good old days when Bajans turned out in their hundreds to hear the latest in calypso for the Crop-Over Festival were brought back last Friday night. Read More


Mixed views on extended Kadooment route

18 July 2010

Some bandleaders have mixed feelings about the route change for this year’s Grand Kadooment jump. Read More


Town alive with sounds of pan

18 July 2010

THE RHYTHMIC steel pan beat, the gyrations of Mother Sally and the imposing stiltmen brought Bridgetown Alive yesterday afternoon. Read More


School's 'out'

17 July 2010

Power suits came off and were replaced by school uniforms last Wednesday night when Wadadah held its annual Back To School fete at the Kensington Oval. Read More


Ole Tings rock party

17 July 2010

YESTERDAY MORNING as the roosters crowed, a bolstered 5:30 a.m. party crowd at the Brewsters Road Crew Crop-Over event Ole Ting, New Ting was being instructed to Guh Down for the umpteenth time. Read More


The 18 Pic-O-De-Crop semi-finalists

17 July 2010

SEVEN MONARCHS are included in the list of 18 for the Pic-O-De-Crop semi-finals announced by producer the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) just after 2 a.m. today. Read More


Jones' words anger kaiso managers

17 July 2010

TWO Tent Managers are furious with the statements made by Minister of Education Ronald Jones in which he described some of the calypsoes produced this season as "trash", Read More

Top ten for the party

17 July 2010

WHAT ARE THE TEN most popular songs so far this Crop-Over? Read More


Youth stage

17 July 2010

PREPARED TO BE WOWED by costumes showcasing history, fantasy, the environment, folklore, tropics and the community when the annual Kraft/Farmer’s Choice Junior Kadooment, Read More


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