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SOCIAL SCENE: Ten years for calypso in the Port

GERCINE CARTER, gercinecarter@nationnews.com

Added 04 August 2019

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Retired general secretary of the Barbados Workers Union, Sir Roy Trotman (left), and director of public affairs in the office of the Prime Minister, Pat Parris, exchanging greetings. (Picture by Reco Moore.)

Shed 3 at the Bridgetown Port was recently rocking with the sweet sound of calypso, and the fans were out in their numbers enjoying it.

Minister of Culture John King, Minister of Maritime Affairs Kirk Humphrey, Bridgetown Port chairman Senator Lisa Cummins, veteran entertainer Richard Stoute and former Minister of Culture Steve Blackett were spotted among the crowd that turned out for the Port Authority’s tenth anniversary Calypso Monarch Competition.

It was the port workers’ night to occupy the calypso stage, and Kerryann Deane showed she was the best of the nine competitors. With the name Hot N’ Spicy, she carried off the crown. (GC)

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