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Asa Bantan becomes Goodwill Ambassador

Asa Bantan, the Wet Fete King, has been made a Goodwill Ambassador for Dominica. The artist is known for tunes such as Wet Fete, Task …

My Pageant Journey, Lee-Ann Goddard – Ms Trinidad & Tobago 2018

I can still hear those words clearly in my mind: “So,...

Antigua and Barbuda reaches its 38th year of Independence

The twin island state of Antigua and Barbuda today Friday 1...

St Vincent and the Grenadines celebrates 40 years of independence

Today, Sunday 27 October marks 40 years of independence for the...

Are you the next Miss Barbados UK?

The call is on for contestants to take part in the...

She who wears the crown

For 35 year old soca lover Shona Muraldo-Parks, the sky is...

Inaugural Black British Theatre awards

On Sunday 27 October the first Black British Theatre Awards (BBTA)...

The George Padmore Institute

The George Padmore Institute is an archive, educational research and information...

The Wailers awarded a blue heritage plaque

Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer were together The Wailing...

Hero – the extraordinary life and times of ...

Until now, Ulric Cross has been an unfamiliar name to most...

Rudolph Walker celebrates 80

Many of you will know him as Patrick Truman from Eastenders,...

Have you been on a soca packaged holiday?

Yes, you heard right. We’ve come a long way from the...

Hackney Carnival 2019 results

Here are the results of Hackney Carnival 2019 which was held...

Notting Hill Carnival 2019 Sunday & Monday Mas Band results

Here are the mas band results for Notting Hill Carnival 2019,...

Notting Hill – what’s new for Carnival 2019

Soca News spoke to Matthew Phillip, executive director of event organiser...

UK Panorama finals 2019 and the power of steel

In 1966, steelpan turned Notting Hill’s first parade into a Caribbean...

The 2019 UK Calypso Monarch is Helena B

Helena B is having a fantastic 2019 season as she has...

Marc Woods talks Rumblin’

In the run-up to Panorama we caught up with Marc Woods,...

Silent for Grenfell, Respect & Reflect

On both days of Carnival in Notting Hill we will, once...

No one was ever Shipwrecked like this

As a rule of thumb, never get shipwrecked. The roof leaks...

Omnia, all the mas you need

Before we talk about Omnia, I have to ask the question...

Ode to Carnival

Why do I love carnival? Let me count the ways... I love...

Fakekou, Trini To The Bone

KOU, aka Sterlin Callender, is a die-hard, Trini-to-the-bone, soca artist. This...

It may be a PURE LIME, but it’s all about the...

Pure Lime has been around as long as people have been...

Tears Mas presents for Notting Hill Carnival 2019 – Mane

Tears Mas has been on a long and exciting journey over...

Helena B is on top with In Between

Helena B is the new Soca Queen of the UK. Helena...

Kes the Band hits the Beach in South Florida

Whatever you were doing at 2am Eastern Standard Time on 29...

Soca storms on to the calypso stage

Back in times you knew what to expect from the ABC...

Hotwax presents for Notting Hill Carnival 2019, Mother Nature’s Elements

Founded by Dennis George in 1979, Hotwax originally provided DJ services...

What To Do In Notting Hill While In Town For The...

Every summer London hosts its famous Notting Hill Carnival, a massive...

Calling on the diaspora – the Caribbean Skills Bank

The images are harrowing. Houses with their roofs blown off, trees...
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