lucian carnival

The Carnival Planning and Management Committee is excited to announce the return of the National Schools Calypso Competition, set for June 9, 2023. The competition will feature 16 participating schools, six at the Secondary School level and ten at the Primary School level.  The ten Primary Schools competing in this year’s competition include Augier Combined, […]

Saint Lucia Carnival 2022 is powered by St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC). Dubbed the “Recovery Carnival” by Creative Industries Minister Dr Ernest Hilaire, the power company is investing in the creative aspects of the festival to aid in that effort. Among the entities getting LUCELEC support is the Carnival Planning and Management Company (CPMC) […]

This year’s highly anticipated King & Queen of the Bands competition is now free to the public. King and Queen of the bands is a staple on the carnival calendar, and one of the greatest displays of creativity, revelry, and splendour for Saint Lucia Carnival.  A total of eighteen (18) costumes will be on display […]

After putting on a consistent display of poise, confidence and elegance throughout the competition, Miss BOSL Wise, Xenia Douglas has been crowned Saint Lucia’s National Carnival Queen for 2022. This year’s National Carnival Queen Pageant boasted several unique elements, with changes to the format of the show. The question segment started off this year’s competition, […]

Participating Steel Band Orchestras in this year’s Panorama Competition announced that they are excited and ready for this year’s competition, set to take place this Sunday, July 10 at the SAAB in Vigie. A total of five bands will compete in the following order: Appearance Order Band Name   1 Caribbean Grains Laborie Steel Pan […]

The eighteen (18) qualifiers for the Calypso Monarch Semi Finals have been announced by the CPMC/ CMMC following the quarter finals stage of competition which took place over the last four days, Friday June 17 to Monday June 20, 2022. The following artistes listed in alphabetical order will proceed to the Calypso Monarch Semi Finals: […]

20 groovy and power soca songs submissions have qualified to advance to Soca Semis, the third stage in this year’s Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Competition. Artistes were required to perform their submissions live, before a panel of judges yesterday, 12 June, at the CSA Centre Auditorium and the National Cultural Centre. Martin Weekes and […]

Artistes Selected To Advance To Soca Quarters 2022 (Castries – Tuesday, June 7, 2022) – 30 groovy and 39 power soca song submissions have qualified to advance to Soca Quarters, the second stage in this year’s Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Competition. The submissions were reviewed by a panel of judges, during a listening audition […]

After several consultations between stakeholders and the Government; Department of Creative Industries & Culture and the Department of Health, the Cabinet of Ministers has decided that the country will host Saint Lucia Carnival 2022 dubbed ‘The Vaxxed Mas’. The hosting of Carnival 2022 is subject to the full approval of the Ministry of Health, according […]

Colour Me Red – Eyes Wide Shut | July 17th, 2020 at the Pigeon Island National Landmark CMR, headlined by Kes The Band, is the most sensational, energy filled, and soca driven event of the Saint Lucia Carnival Season. The line-up of CMR is spectacular, hitting every year with a blend of local and international […]

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