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Montserrat 2013/14 Festival winners yield no victories

Tazia-Briscoe3

Tazia Briscoe

Montserrat was represented in a number of cultural shows overseas. Reigning Calypso Monarch Baptiste Wallace competed in the Leeward Islands Calypso Competition in Anguilla while reigning Festival Queen Tazia participated in the annual Jaycees International Queen Pageant.

 Wallace performed Who will it bein the first round and Dracula system in round two. The rookie calypsonian said he was very much encouraged by the support he received even though he did not placed. In an interview on ZJB radio, Wallace also stated that while only the top three positions were announced he was unofficially informed that he was placed in the 5th position. TMR was unsuccessful in trying to confirm this. Meanwhile, reigning Festival Queen Tazia Briscoe participated in the Jaycees International Queen Pageant on the Friday the 1st of August 2014.  Miss Briscoe competed against representatives from Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, St Kitts & Nevis, St, Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and USA.

Calypso Monarch Baptiste Wallace

Calypso Monarch Baptiste Wallace

Despite her public promise that “Montserrat will not be on the back burner tonight!”, the 19 year Briscoe returned empty handed. Although she did not capture the crown, spectators say Briscoe was confident in her presentations and represented Montserrat well. In addition she was lauded with applause during the swimwear segment.

Following her appearance in Antigua, Tazia went on to Nevis where she also participated in the Caribbean Culture Queen Show.

Both the Jaycees and Caribbean culture pageants were won by St. Kitts.

During the recently concluded Antigua Carnival, two Montserratians also vied for the Calypso Monarch Title in the Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch Finals. Montserratian Calypsonians Keithroy ‘De Bear’ Morson and Eugene “Kesaeba” Silcott were among the 10 finalists in the Antigua/Barbuda Calypso Monarch Competition on the 3rd of August, 2014.

King Kaseba performed ‘Rescue the Nation’ in position number 4 in round 1 then in first position in round 2, Kaseba sang ‘Awake the mind’.

De Bear (Keithroy Morson)

De Bear (Keithroy Morson)

King Bear who during the week of the competition was battling a back problem said after being devastated last year in the Calypso Competition he had to undergo a period of self reflection. De bear performed in position number 1 in the first round of the competition and sang ‘A true Calypso’. In round 2, he sang ‘Write the Song’ in position number 4.

Former Monarch Keithroy “De Bear” Morson and Eugene “Kaseba” Silcott who both participated in the competition were unsuccessful in their attempt to capture the crown.

 

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Tazia Briscoe

Montserrat was represented in a number of cultural shows overseas. Reigning Calypso Monarch Baptiste Wallace competed in the Leeward Islands Calypso Competition in Anguilla while reigning Festival Queen Tazia participated in the annual Jaycees International Queen Pageant.

 Wallace performed Who will it bein the first round and Dracula system in round two. The rookie calypsonian said he was very much encouraged by the support he received even though he did not placed. In an interview on ZJB radio, Wallace also stated that while only the top three positions were announced he was unofficially informed that he was placed in the 5th position. TMR was unsuccessful in trying to confirm this. Meanwhile, reigning Festival Queen Tazia Briscoe participated in the Jaycees International Queen Pageant on the Friday the 1st of August 2014.  Miss Briscoe competed against representatives from Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, St Kitts & Nevis, St, Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and USA.

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Calypso Monarch Baptiste Wallace

Calypso Monarch Baptiste Wallace

Despite her public promise that “Montserrat will not be on the back burner tonight!”, the 19 year Briscoe returned empty handed. Although she did not capture the crown, spectators say Briscoe was confident in her presentations and represented Montserrat well. In addition she was lauded with applause during the swimwear segment.

Following her appearance in Antigua, Tazia went on to Nevis where she also participated in the Caribbean Culture Queen Show.

Both the Jaycees and Caribbean culture pageants were won by St. Kitts.

During the recently concluded Antigua Carnival, two Montserratians also vied for the Calypso Monarch Title in the Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch Finals. Montserratian Calypsonians Keithroy ‘De Bear’ Morson and Eugene “Kesaeba” Silcott were among the 10 finalists in the Antigua/Barbuda Calypso Monarch Competition on the 3rd of August, 2014.

King Kaseba performed ‘Rescue the Nation’ in position number 4 in round 1 then in first position in round 2, Kaseba sang ‘Awake the mind’.

De Bear (Keithroy Morson)

De Bear (Keithroy Morson)

King Bear who during the week of the competition was battling a back problem said after being devastated last year in the Calypso Competition he had to undergo a period of self reflection. De bear performed in position number 1 in the first round of the competition and sang ‘A true Calypso’. In round 2, he sang ‘Write the Song’ in position number 4.

Former Monarch Keithroy “De Bear” Morson and Eugene “Kaseba” Silcott who both participated in the competition were unsuccessful in their attempt to capture the crown.