Primary school teacher and folklorist, Maxwell “ Tajoe “ Francis, who hails from the most northern part of mainland St Vincent is now wearing the Calypso Monarch title with much pride.
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This is the order of appearance for tonight’s show, Elvis ‘Abijah’ Abbey, Javelle ‘Lady Diamond’ Frank, Shernelle ‘Skarpyon’ Williams, Aurella ‘Queen B’ Beache, Joy-C, Glenroy ‘Sulle’ Caesar, Kingsley ‘Hero’ Roberts, Michael ‘Lord Have Mercy’ Ollivierre, Elliot ‘Mystery’ Shallow, Carlos ‘Rejector’ Providence and Maxwell ‘Tajo’ Francis.
Tonight Thursday 30th June, 2011, the stage at Victoria Park, is set for the Steel and Glitter Show as Vincy mas get into high gear.
A three in one package, persons will get a glimpses of not just the senior Steel Orchestra, but also the Mas Bands Section of the Year, plus a new addition “Soca Dance Off”.
Expected to participated in this year’s National Panorama Competition, is Dynamics Stars out of Union Island, who will make their dubbed at Panorama, coming back after a two year absence is Starlift Steel Orchestra, they will join the National Lotteries Authority (NLA) Sion Hill Euphonium Steel Orchestra, the Potential Steel Orchestra, the Elite Steel Orchestra and the South East Steel Orchestra.
The 12 Mas Bands vying for Section of the Year title are defending champions Guinness/Y De Lima/Hitz FM 103.7 Blonde Bird & Friends, KFC Heineken Dragons, SVG General Services Players International, Digicel / Hitz FM 103.7 Nelson Bloc, Aunt Jobe’s Market/ Metrocint General Insurance Co Ltd High Voltage Mas Band, Sting Power-Searchlight Tribes Carnival Band, Imagination, Ahdrenalin Mas, Melbourne Artisans, Xtreme Fanatics, Owen Ralph and the Professionals, and Beautex International.
Despite being registered for the 2011 competition, Mirage Production will not be competing in the sections of the band category.
Five dance groups are expected to compete in the dance off.
Patrons will get an opportunity to see the Miss Carival Contestants as they will make an appearance.
The first 100 persons entering Victoria Park gets the opportunity to win tickets to the Miss Carival and Soca Monarch Shows on Friday 2nd July and Saturday 3rd July respectively.
Iron Giants pan side out of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), along with GAO, the New Sensation band and Godfrey Dublin are all guest artistes on tonight’s show.