Junior singers crowned, siblings dominate
01.07.2016 - Lyf Compton
Brother and sister Kristian and Kristiana Christopher and Tia Wyllie all walked away with crowns during this year's Junior Calypso and Soca Monarch competitions.
Kristian, of the Layou Government School, took the Primary School Junior Calypso Monarch title for the second consecutive year while Kristiana of the Thomas Saunders Secondary School was crowned the Junior Soca Monarch.
Wyllie, also of the Thomas Saunders Secondary School, who contested both the Soca and Calypso competitions, won the Secondary School Junior Calypso Monarch title.
Kristian said that he felt great to have won the crown while he also sang praises to his sister.
Also commenting, Kristiana said, "I feel very, very proud of myself". Her song "Bulldozer" was written by Soca and Ragga Soca Monarch Gamal "Skinny Fabulous" Doyle.
Kristian's winning song "Break the Silence," was written by his father, Wallace Christopher while Tia's song, "Don't Give Up," was written by St Clair Stevenson.
The Primary School Junior Calypso competition saw Ziel Cain of the New Prospect Primary School placing second with "I'm Asking Why". Daleann Nero of the Sandy Bay Primary School took third position with "My Dream".
Kristiana Christopher of the Thomas Saunders Secondary School and Brianca Matthias of the Girls' High School placed second and third respectively in the Secondary School Junior Calypso competition.
The second place position in the Junior Soca Monarch competition went to Delanzo Lavia of the Sandy Bay Secondary School and Sakura Lorraine of the Sandy Bay Primary School took the third position.