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One artist out; Flow Party Monarch Semfinals lineup released

Alvin Livingstone has left the country. The soca semifinalist had planned, and paid for, a Mediterranean cruise back in 2017. Once qualifying for the semis,...

FLEX Performing Artist MARZVILLE Wins Song of the Year Award

FLEX Carnival 2018 performing artist, MARZVILLE (Barbados), has won two major awards for his soca mega-hit “I WAN GIVE IT TO YA” at the...

ABYSO receives musical instruments from Halo

The Antigua and Barbuda Youth Symphony Orchestra recently received a collection of new wind instruments (saxophones, clarinets, tubas, flutes, french horns and bassoons) from...

FLEX Performing Artist Motto Wins International Soca Award

FLEX Carnival 2018 performing artist Motto (St. Lucia) and his TeamFoxxMusic has won the prestigious SOCA COMPILATION RIDDIM OF THE YEAR at the 15th...

Fourteen to Compete in Mr and Miss Teenage Pageant

Under the theme, “Living the Dream”, the 2018 contestants of the Scotiabank Mr & Miss Teenage Pageant were officially introduced during a presentation with...
Festivals Minister Daryll Matthew

No Panorama? Minister surprised by boycott

National Festivals Minister Daryll Matthew believes there may be some other reason for the boycott of panorama by the Pan Association other monies outstanding. Matthew said...

Calypso semi-finalists revealed

20 calypso artists have been chosen to move on to the semifinals of the Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch Competition to held at the Antigua...

JAMAICA-Court allows fresh evidence in Vybz Kartel case

The Court of Appeal has granted leave for new evidence to be introduced in the case involving  entertainers Adijah “Vybz Kartel” Palmer, Shawn “Shawn...
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Leon Norville Releases Blazing New Music Video

Although the young media professional and artiste was recently unsuccessful at making the cut for the Party Monarch Semi- Finals he is unphased by...

Drastic returns to competition after an eight-year absence

Drastic is no stranger to the local entertainment scene but it's almost a decade since he last competed for a party monarch title. We asked...

Folk dance is alive and well in Antigua & Barbuda

(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The first international Antigua and Barbuda International folk dance and music festival held in Antigua & Barbuda June 25th to...

Axed at the quarter-finals, Wasim vows to push on in Soca

Wasim Braithwaite is a newcomer to the Antigua's soca scene, it's been a bumpy ride so far but he intends to press on. He did...

Flex Creates Innovative Alternative To High-Priced Carnival Costumes

In response to growing demand from a number of prospective masqueraders who have complained about being locked out of Antigua Carnival’s annual Tuesday (costume)...

Party Monarch semifinals set!

This year’s FLOW Party Monarch quarterfinals took place over two days - 26-27 June - with 65 Groovy and 69 Jumpy registered contestants at...

One year later Queen contestants have not been paid

One year after contestants participated in the Miss Antigua & Barbuda Pageant they have not been paid the monies owed to them. One contestant who...

British Artist Releases Single With Sean Paul

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 29, 2018: British artist, DJ and producer, SIGALA, recently released a brand-new single with Jamaican...

Woman Pretending To Be Rihanna Caught Trespassing

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 29, 2018: A woman pretending to be Bajan star Rihanna was caught trespassing at a...

Caribbean Born Rapper Weighs In On Immigration Policies

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 29, 2018: Trinidad and Tobago-born rapper, Nicki Minaj, is one of the few Caribbean celebrities...
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VIDEO: Highlights 2018 groovy quarter finals

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Antigua and Barbuda choir wows Commonwealth audience

The Antigua and Barbuda National Youth Choir dazzled staff at the Commonwealth headquarters in London this week with its powerful voices, mesmerising music and...

CP at arms length of another Soca Monarch title

Claudette 'CP' Peters was among approximately 70 performers last night at the groovy segment of the Soca Monarch Quater finals. The competition continues today at the old...

Festivals Commission denies hefty sum for Machel

The Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission says the appearance of Machel Montano at Melting Pot will not cost it half a million dollars. But the...

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