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ECAB Recommits to the Junior Party Monarch Competition

General Manager of the Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank (ECAB), Michael Spencer, presented the Chairman of the Antigua Barbuda Festivals Commission (ABFC), Maurice Merchant, with...

Five Islands Primary student crowned Optimist Petit

Ten-year-old Shanae Peters, student of the Five Islands Primary School and sponsored by Millennium Brokerage and Equipment Services, emerged the winner of this year's...

Finalists of the 2018 Calypso Competition revealed

The nine finalists to challenge the reigning Calypso Monarch, King Zacari, on Friday, August 3, was announced last night at the Wadadli Beer Calypso...

Calvin S defends unpopular changes to Miss Antigua Barbuda Pageant

The coordinator of the Miss Antigua and Barbuda Pageant, Calvin Southwell, has said there is nothing strange about crowning three queens at Wednesday's pageant. He...

Calypso artists told to “sink or swim” at tonight’s semifinals

The Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch Competition semifinals is tonight and calypso committee chairman Dion Simmons says that the artists will, “either sink or swim.” “If they...

Jamaica’s Protoje Tops Billboard Reggae Chart

Jamaican reggae singer, Oje Ken Ollivierre, popularly known as Protoje, remains atop the Billboard Reggae chart this week after landing there last week. Protoje remains...

Lil Kim Goes The Dancehall Route

The dancehall bug seems to have bitten many mainstream musicians with rapper Lil Kim now taking inspiration from the genre for her new album. Lil...

History making contestant out of Miss Jaycees Queen Show

Junior Chamber International Antigua announced today that the first black woman to be crowned Miss Universe Great Britain in the pageant's 66-year history has...

Soca finalists announced; Chairman pleased with strong semifinal turnout

After a thrilling night of performances at the Antigua Recreation Grounds (Carnival City) last evening, the list of the 14 finalists for the Flow...

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)...

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