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THE CELEBRITIES ARE in and they will be on the road today for Grand Kadooment, the climax of this year’s Crop Over Festival. Spotted at the Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday evening was AJ Calloway, former host of BET’s 106 & Park. “I have been...
by YVETTE BEST  ONE DAY THAT girl is going to be a winner. Those prophetic words about 2016 Calypso Monarch Aziza Clarke from Anthony Sarge Sargeant, who has been working with the Junior Monarch competition since its inception in 1986, has come true on three...
by YVETTE BEST  THE NEW DRIVER cannot drive. But she plans to learn, soon. Hours after being crowned the second Calypso Queen and handed the keys to a brand new Mazda 3 and a host of other prizes, the woman who tied with Red Plastic Bag as the youngest person to win the...
by NATANGA SMITH MACHEL MONTANO is in Barbados. The soca superstar and his crew landed today at the Grantley Adams International Airport for the 1love concert to be held later at The Concorde Experience. Montano told BARBADOS NATION it was so nice he had to do it twice. " “Two love is better than...
by CARLOS ATWELL THIS YEAR’S BL&P Foreday Morning Jam was one of the more successful, said David “ZigE” Walcott. The event’s producer said he measured this in terms of security and time on the road. “There were a few technicalities in terms of some of the bands starting late but we...
AZIZA CLARKE has gone where only one other woman has gone before. She was crowned Calypso Monarch of Barbados early this morning at Kensington Oval, the first since Rita in 1988. She scored 114 points in the MQI/Mount Gay Pic-O-De- Crop Finals to beat two-time monarch Ian Webster into second with...
by TRE GREAVES  CONGRATULATIONS MAY NOT be in order for bandleader Kevin Small – at least not from some of his peers. This year marked the second time that his band Fifth Element earned the Best Junior Band title at the recently held Junior Kadooment and fair; they...
by DONNA SEALY IT’S BEEN A GOOD year for reigning Pic-O-De-Crop monarch Classic. Still savouring his 2015 win at Kensington Oval, the easy-going, always well dressed calypsonian had a chat with SATURDAY SUN about the year past and his hopes for this year’s festival. Classic, real...
by RACHELLE AGARD NO RAIN WILL stop this jam! That’s the official word from corporate communications specialist at the National Cultural Foundation, Simone Codrington, when asked about their position on the weather forecast this weekend. The Barbados Meteorological Services, located at the Grantley...
by NATANGA SMITH YOU MIGHT NOT REMEMBER his face but you know his name. The Hott 95.3 FM People’s Monarch for 2016 is Damian Marvay, who walked away with a cash prize of $15 000 and a crown won by fan voting (by text and on social media) yesterday. His name had been on everyone’s lips for...