Friday, 30 December 2016

DATES OF EVENTS HOSTED BY NACC & NWAC FOR CARNIVAL 2017

The National Action Cultural Committee (NACC) is pleased to announce that registration for auditions are now open for the Carnival competitions hosted by the organisation and its sister institution the National Women's Action Committee (NWAC). The events include the Young Kings Competition hosted by the NACC; and the National Calypso Queen Competition hosted by the NWAC.

 

The NACC also wishes to announce the dates for the auditions and finals of these competitions and other Carnival events which will be hosted by the organisation and its affiliate institutions (see schedule below). Of special note is the event, Veterans Honours List, which presents many Calypso and Soca classics performed by the veterans who sang them.

 

 

 

 


 

 


NATIONAL ACTION CULTURAL COMMITTEE

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS HOSTED BY NACC & NWAC FOR CARNIVAL 2017

                                                                                            

DATE

TIME

EVENT

 VENUE

SAT. 7 & SUN. 8 JAN.

11 AM – 6 PM

AUDITIONS: QUEENS & YOUNG KINGS

NACC OFFICES, 40 DUKE ST, P.O.S.

 

MON. 6 FEB.

7:30 PM

FINALS: YOUNG KINGS COMPETITION      

GRAND STAND, QUEENS PARK SAVANNAH

 

MON. 13 FEB.

7:30 PM

  FINALS: NATIONAL CALYPSO QUEEN          

QUEENS HALL,

ST. ANN'S

 

SAT. 31 MAR.

7:30 PM

FINALS: VETERANS HONOURS LIST

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS (NAPA)

 

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Thursday, 28 July 2016

Duane Ta’zyah O’Connor and Kerine 'Tiny' Williams Win 2016 Emancipation Competition Crowns




DUANE TA'ZYAH O'CONNOR is the winner of the first prize in the 5-17 age group of the Emancipation Calypso Competition hosted on Tuesday 26th July, 2016, by the National Action Cultural Committee in association with First Citizens and the National Youth Action Committee, at City Hall, Knox Street, Port-of-Spain. KERINE 'TINY' WILLIAMS is the winner of the 18 – 35 age grouping.
 The full list of placings of artistes with respective calypsoes are given below.
5-17 age group

1st place – Duane Ta'zyah O'Connor – Proud African
2nd place – Tsahai Corbin – Reason to Celebrate
3nd place – Caryn Mc Carthy – Gotta Be Free
4th place – Desle Julien – Decade of Dedication
5th place –  Jeremiah James – Take Me Mama
6th place – Takiyah Nurse – No Longer In Chains
7th place – N'Janela Duncan Regis – Where Is My Culture
8th place – Adana Dardaine – A Tribute to Marcus Garvey
Consolations (In Alphabetical Order)
Consolation – Jason James – Africa
Consolation – Melina Smith – Representation
Consolation – Zakiya Grant – African Queen
                                  
18-35 age group

1st  placeKerine 'Tiny' WilliamsFight for Freedom
2nd  placeNicholas AshbyAncestor's Freedom Prayer
3rd  placeJerrisha Duncan-RegisDon't Let Dem Keep You Down
4th  placeRosemary Mitchell Real Freedom
5th placeJermeeka Mundy- Africa
6th placeStephanie JosephDe Childhood I Had
7th placeMakela Nurse Celebrate Emancipation
8th placeJalani Kojo Utamu


July 27, 2016