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Barbados to become a Republic

The government in Barbados has announced its plan for the country to become a republic before reaching its 55th year of independence, in November 2021. …

Nailah enters the Academy

This year is proving to be another successful one for soca...

Blade wins Gimme Soca Virtual Party Monarch

Last night saw the first-ever Gimme Soca Virtual Party Monarch take...

Eleven chosen for Antigua’s Gimme Soca Party Monarch Competition

COVID-19 may have stopped the carnival, but it certainly not the...

Viola Covers You Should Check Out

Where else could we go to watch and hear viola players...

What will be the fate of LIAT as it faces liquidation...

Gaston Brown, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, has confirmed that...

Caribbean culture coming to the South Bank

If you take a leisurely stroll along London’s South Bank heading...

Reshaping Carnival for the age of coronavirus

By Vincent John, leader of DUKA Mas Domnik UK Carnival Band The...

The Best Ways to Listen to Soca Music Online

In decades gone by, listening to your favourite music was somewhat...

Mas stalwart Lincoln Rahamut has died

Lincoln Rahamut, founder and former artistic director of Masquerade 2000, who...

New Instagram filter Carnival Cutie featuring Nailah Blackman

Nailah Blackman has teamed up with @winerymas for the first-ever Instagram carnival filter...

Below the line and beneath contempt – the trolling of Notting...

From its earliest incarnation, Notting Hill Carnival has been controversial. It’s...

Notting Hill Carnival 2020 cancelled

After nearly two months of speculation, and frustration, organiser NHCL has...

Derby loses its Caribbean Carnival to coronavirus

The annual Caribbean Carnival has been a feature of life in...

Grenada and Statia lose carnivals to Covid-19

Two more Caribbean carnivals have succumbed to the bacchanal-eating virus that’s...

Notting Hill Carnival organiser under pressure as bands pull out

Notting Hill Carnival 2020 ‑ Go or No-go? That’s the big...

Caribbean coronavirus round-up 

The curse of Covid-19 has touched the Caribbean relatively lightly, with the exception of...

A passion for pan – a tribute to Frank Rollock Snr

The following article originally appeared in the 24 August 2001 issue...

Hackney Carnival concentrates on health

The 2020 Hackney Carnival will not be held this year as...

Antigua Carnival falls victim to Covid-19

Antigua Carnival, which was to have been held on Monday 3...

Get stuck into some Misbehaviour

Miss World has had its share of controversy, but never more...

Barbados Crop Over Festival is cancelled for 2020

Another major Caribbean carnival has been cancelled in light of the...

Coronavirus shuts down carnivals across the globe

The future of many carnivals around the world is under threat...

Carnival seeks fairer treatment from Arts Council

The Arts Council of England (ACE), which for many years has...

Notting Hill Carnival 2020 will go ahead, say organisers

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted carnival organisers around the world to...

Coronavirus outbreak started in German carnival

The Covid-19 coronavirus in Germany has been centred on the Heinsberg...

Vincy Mas 2020 is cancelled

The loss of another Caribbean carnival to Covid-19 was announced today...

Leeds West Indian Carnival is cancelled

After more than half a century of bringing mas to the...

Saint Lucia Carnival cancelled, but will return in 2021

Saint Lucia is the latest country to announce that its carnival...

Soca artiste Ding Dong wants us to stay Inside

Soca artist Ding Dong (Andre Houlder) has reworked his popular 2020...
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