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Players Is band Of The Year!!! - 10/07/2008 ...After topping the points in the Best use of Color, and Uptown Competition, and placing second in the Individual of the Year category at Mardi Gras, and previously taking the Junior Carnival title, KFC SVG Players were once again adjudged MAs Band of The year... Full Article

A Pain Is The Most Played Song On the Road...09/07/2008 After placing fourth in the keenly contested Soca Monarch Competition just days before, up and coming soca bard Garret ‘Icon’ John regained his composure and dominated the streets of Kingstown on Monday and Tuesday to tke the much coveted Road March title... Full Article

J’ouvert lives up to expectations...09/07/2008 Considered the most anticipated part of Carnival festivities, this year’s J’ouvert did not disappoint participants and on lookers alike, who turned out in their thousands onto the streets of Kingstown during the early hours of Monday morning...Full Article

Dimanche Gras Produces new champions - All eyes were on the Victoria Park on Sunday July 6th, as a new calypso Monarch, Panorama Champions and King and Queen of the bands were crowned as Vincy Mas 2008 climaxed...Full Article

Skinny Fabulous is New Soca Monarch...06/07/2008 - In front of a record attendance for a Soca Monarch show, or perhaps any event organised by the Carnival Development Corporation, Gamal ‘Skinny Fabulous’ Doyle did what was considered by many inconceivable when he dethroned six time winner Delroy ‘Fireman’ Hooper early Sunday Morning (July 6th) at the Victoria Park. Full Article

Dellimore Does The Double...05/07/2008   23 year Ronique Dellimore did host country St. Vincent and the Grenadines proud when she was crowned Miss Carival 2008 at the 24th hosting of the beauty pageant on Friday July 4th at Carnival City Victoria Park...Full Article

Blondie Bird and friends Party with Sections of the Year Award...Full Article

Starlift Retain Junior Pan Title ...04/07/2008  Amassing a total of 428 points, Sea Operations Starlift Steel Orchestra were able to hold on to the Junior Panorama title at the Victoria Park on Thursday July Third...Full Article

Future of calypso/ soca in good hands ...03/07/2008
The turn out at Victoria Park on July 1st was a clear indication that calypso and soca music in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is safe and secure for another one hundred or more Carnivals to come....Full Article

Digicel Rhythmix ready to defend... 03/07/2008 - 2007 pan champions Digicel Rhythmix are ready and rearing to defend their title as Panorama Champions, when the face off against four other pan sides at Dimanche Gras finals on Sunday night...Full Article

King and Queen of the Bands announced ...03/07/2008 Five of the nine mas bands participating in the King and Queen of the Bands competition at Dimanche Gras, have a chance of taking both titles when they grace the stage at Carnival City Victoria Park. . .Full Article

Fireman aiming at super seven
Come July 5th 2008, six time Soca Monarch Champion will have his hands full as he attempts to put out a blaze that is surely burning in the seventeen soca artistes eying his title. .Full Article

Dimanche Gras taking shape..Calypso finalists selected .30/06/2008... Another component of the Dimanche Gras has been put in place with the selection of the ten calypsonians to face Vibrating Scakes in the finals of the National Calypso Monarch Competition.. .Full Article

Players on winning road ...30/06/2008   With their 2008 presentation called ‘Exotica- The Wonders of Nature’, the KFC SVG Players International drew first blood with the winning of the Junior band of the year title last Saturday June 28th..Full Article

Soca Semis Sunday ...27/06/2008 Thirty five soca artistes will follow in the footsteps of the calypso singers, when they square off in the semifinals round on Sunday (June 29th) at Victoria Park....Full Article

CDC receive donations ..26/06/2008...A number of this country’s corporate citizens were on hand at the office of the Carnival Development Corporation in Victoria Park, to make their financial contributions to Vincy Mas. ...Full Article .

Tribute to Roy Ralph ...19/06/2008... Chief Executive Officer of the Carnival Development Corporation (CDC) has issued a statement ment of condolence, to the family friends and colleagues of Carnival and mas icon Roy ‘Dragon’ Ralph...Full Article .

O! Joy- Dani O is Ragga Soca Monarch ...17/06/2008 - A highly charged performance propelled multi talented 23 year old Danielle ‘Dani O’ Ollivierre out front in the first carnival held Ragga Soca Competition...Full Article

20 for Fantastic Friday ...17/06/2008 - With the first hurdle that was preliminary judging cleared, the top twenty calypsonians out of close to 150 hopefuls, have been named for next week’s Fantastic Friday launching of Vincy Mas 2008 at Victoria Park. ....Full Article

Fifteen for Ragga Soca Finals ...07/06/2008 - Ten men, five women will be contesting the first ever Ragga Soca Finals to be held during the Carnival season....Full Article

MISS CARIVAL 2008 ...06/06/2008 - Following the successful staging of the much anticipated MISS SVG 2008 on May 31st 2008, the Carnival Development Corporation’s Beauty Shows Committee is making arrangements for the staging of the 24th MISS CARIVAL 2008 at Victoria Park on Friday July 4th 2008 at 8.00 p.m...Full Article

Calypso preliminaries begin today! ...06/06/2008 - The first hurdle in the race towards the big yard that is Dimanche Gras and the National Calypso Finals begins today (Friday June 6th) with judging in the preliminary round. ..Full Article

Public health and safety is priority ...07/06/2008 - More garbage bins, more toilet facilities and NO GLASS BOTTLES! That’s just some of the things that the physical Planning Division, along with the Carnival Development Corporation and the Kingstown Board are hoping to see around Kingstown for the 2008 Carnival season. ..Full Article

Rural carnivals in full swing...05/06/2008 - With one rural carnival complete, Vincentians in the urban, suburban and Grenadine communities still have nine other scheduled jump ups to take part in, as activities in a number of these Carnivals Kick off or continue...Full Article

Bring only necessities says police chief - Head of security operations for Vincy Mas 2008 Eckron Lockhart is appealing for Carnival patron to only bring the bare necessities with them when they venture out to carnival activities in capital Kingstown or rural events.....Full Article

Miss SVG 2008 – A success! Ronique Dellimore – Miss Darcheville Construction Ltd – now joins a long list of beauties who have won the Miss SVG beauty pageant....Full Article

Calypso Tent Schedule...PDF Only

Registration form for Ragga Soca Competition...PDF only 23/05/2008

Rural Carnival Programme of events PDF only...20/05/2008

Rural Carnival Update..20/05/2008 Click here for PDF version

• Miss SVG 2008 Press Release ...15/05/2008 - The Carnival Development Corporation is winding up preparations for the staging of MISS SVG 2008

• Vincy Mas Update...17/03/2008

• Poster & View Cards Launch...March 17th 2008

•Press Release 2 - 9 Contestants have been in training over the past months in preparation for Miss SVG 2008....Click here for more.

• Registration form available for newsog competition...click here for PDF download. ...16/03/2008

•Press Release 1 - On Thursday, 13th March, 2008 Nine(9) finalists were chosen by a panel comprising the Hon. Rene Baptiste, the Minister of Urban Development, Culture..Click here for more.

Labour Day

Report...Chairman CDC ...01/10/2007

• A Panorama Story...Story by Mr. Hugh Ragguette

• Calypso Rises, Soca Soars...Story by Mr. Hugh Ragguette