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Melé will start life on land, well in Cancun, Mexico

Machel Montano’s cruise Melé which is a joint venture with Tribe Carnival, whose inaugural sailing was put back because of the Covid pandemic, will now …

Guyana celebrates 51st year of Independence

Guyana’s celebration of its 51st year of independence from Britain is officially celebrated today May 26

Kaiso Lime returns

Kaiso Lime is back at the Carnival Village for another season

Donna moving up at Trinidad Carnival

Donna Philip-Forde returned to the UK following a personal triumph in the final of the Queen of Carnival category during this year’s Trinidad Carnival

Brixton memorial will honour African and Caribbean troops

Seventy-two years after the end of the Second World War, Commonwealth soldiers are finally to be honoured with their own memorial

Ms Desire wants you on her team

UK soca artist Ms Desire has released her second track for 2017

Comic Carnaval, a Cosplay Spectacle

Something very different is set to hit the east side of London this coming Bank Holiday weekend, something called Comic Carnaval

Counting down to London’s new Caribbean festival

The launch of a festival devoted to all things Caribbean is worth celebrating, so Soca News was excited to be invited to the press unveiling of Jus’ Caribbean on Thursday 18 May at the St Lucia High Commission in the presence of HE Guy Mayers

Time Out London is offering a Taste of the Islands

Time Out London has teamed up with British Airways to offer a handful of lucky Londoners

Bazodee wins Best Music and Audience Choice Award

Machel Montano’s movie Bazodee had two successful, sell-out screenings at the Regent Street Cinema in March

Miss Barbados UK 2017 is Crowned

The third annual Miss Barbados UK competition took place on Saturday 6 May, and saw the crowning of a new queen

No St Pauls Carnival in 2017

St Pauls Carnival has been cancelled once again

Soca, Rum and some Bajan sun comes to South Molton Street

South Molton Street, near classy Bond Street in W1, will come alive this weekend with a Taste Of Barbados.

Better Management, is the key goal for Notting Hill Carnival says...

London Notting Hill Carnival Enterprises Trust (LNHCET) has reportedly accepted the need to bring in professional help to run London’s annual carnival, which last year celebrated its golden jubilee

Former calypso monarch Akima Paul appointed Grenada’s High Commissioner

Former London Calypso Monarch Akima Paul-Lambert has been appointed Grenada’s High Commissioner to the UK

Indefinite leave to remain: Moko Jumbies at the British Museum

Two years ago Soca News reported that, to coincide with Notting Hill Carnival

Election clash creates chaos for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

Carnival fans and tourism businesses are reeling after a series of shock announcements about Bahamas’ third annual Junkanoo Carnival

New Beacon Books shines on

Finsbury Park’s famous Black bookshop, New Beacon Books (NBB), celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016

Flipo says call him Azaryah

He first came to our attention with his mega hit Doh Tell Meh Dat in 2014 and Flipo

Lottery funding puts Reading Carnival back on the road

Lottery funding has ensured that Reading Carnival will once again take to the streets of the Berkshire town on Bank Holiday Monday 29 May.

Trinidadian civil rights activist Darcus Howe has died aged 74

Writer, broadcaster and activist Darcus Howe has died at the age of 74

Trinidad appoints Orville London as the next High Commissioner to UK

Trinidad appoints Orville London as the next High Commissioner to UK

Saint Lucian Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott has died

Poet and playwright, Sir Derek Alton Walcott passed away at his home at Cap Estate this morning.

Fay-Ann Lyons debut album soars into Billboard Reggae top 10

Fay-Ann Lyons debut album soars into Billboard Reggae top 10 Three-time Soca Monarch champion,

Trinidad Panorama 2017 review

Massy All Stars Steel Orchestra won its tenth Trinidadian Panorama title last month

Seychelles – Creole Festival

A visit to the Seychelles would clearly be a privilege at any time, and none more so than during the annual ‘Festival Kreol’

2017 National Panorama results

The finals of the National Panorama competition took place on Saturday 25 February 2017 at the Queens Park Savannah

Voice is still the International Soca Monarch in 2017

He came, he sang but he was Far From Finished as Voice (Aaron St.Louis) once again captured the title

Saint Lucia’s 38th Independence celebrations

Saint Lucia celebrates its 38th year of independence today Wednesday 22 February

Carlyn XP proves she is Bouyon Soca Monarch for a second...

She captured the crown at the inaugural year of the competition in 2016, and she has done it again