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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Please play other soca music and not only Full Extreme.

That was the plea from the Master of Ceremonies on the public address system at the Queen’s Park Savannah (QPS) yesterday as Carnival celebrations 2017 took place.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Apart from the late start of the mas bands crossing the judging point at South Quay, Port-of-Spain judging point yesterday, at times, there were lengthy gaps between bands and intervals of rain.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A contingent of Licensing Officers yesterday cracked down on several music trucks carrying food, mobile restrooms and drinks for large mas bands, as they crossed one of the National Carnival Commission’s judging point on Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook, which created a bottleneck for miles along the...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Unlike previous years when spectators waited for hours to see a small band pass through the streets of San Fernando, this year’s J’Ouvert celebration turned out to be a massive showing of masqueraders who took the city by storm.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Although the crowd for J’Ouvert seems to be smaller than previous years, Port-of-Spain’s Mayor Joel Martinez said he expected the crowd to get bigger over the two days of Carnival.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A policeman was killed and three other people seriously injured after the van they were in crashed into a concrete railing and then toppled off the Macaulay overpass in Claxton Bay yesterday.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha Satnarayn Maharaj says the Mighty Chalkdust (Dr Hollis Liverpool) got it wrong with his rendition Learn from Arithmetic, in which he focused on the issue of child marriage with the refrain “75 can’t go into 14.”

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Mighty Chalkdust’s (Dr Hollis Liverpool) victory at this year’s Dimanche Gras on Sunday night pushed him ahead of the “Calypso King of the World’s” (Slinger Francisco) record with nine titles as Calypso Monarch.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

For the first time in the history of T&T Carnival, small traditional mas bands from villages all over Trinidad, some from as far as Grande Riviere and Penal, were given an opportunity to parade on the Big Stage at the Queen’s Park Savannah yesterday morning from 9 am to 1 pm.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

More people are taking part in Carnival celebrations in Chaguanas this year, says Mayor Gopaul Boodan.

Twelve bands were registered to participate in yesterday’s children’s Carnival, 23 in this morning’s J’Ouvert competition and seven in the large band category tomorrow afternoon.

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