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

Friday, 4 March 2016

2016 Calypso Pioneers & Jewels Competition Prize-giving Ceremony - News Release

4th March 2016

For Immediate Release


The National Youth Action Committee (NYAC) in association with First Citizens will host the prize-giving ceremony for the Calypso Pioneers and Calypso Jewels Competitions on Sunday 6th March, from 4:00 pm, at the NALIS Audio-visual Room, NALIS, P.O.S.

Sunday, 31 January 2016

A'janae Fraser is 2016 Calypso Pioneer, Duane O'Connor 2016 wins Calypso Jewels

The National Youth Action Committee hosted the Calypso Pioneers competition sponsored by First Citizens and the Calypso Jewels competitions at the Grand Stand, Queens Park Savannah on Tuesday 26th  January. The Calypso Jewels competition (ages 11-15) was won by Duane O'Connor, whilst A'Janae King Fraser won the Calypso Pioneers competition (ages 5-10).

The results are as follows: