Nine students from various schools around Dominica are expected compete to take on the Calypso Junior Monarch title.
The reigning Calypso Monarch is Lemar “Irish Kidd” Irish, who is now a participant in the Senior Calypso Monarch Competitions.
Irish Kidd was crowned Junior Calypso Monarch in 2017 as a four-peat monarch, however due to that passing of Hurricane Maria in 2017, the 2018 Competitions were cancelled, granting Lemar a two-year reign.
The participants for this year’s Calypso Junior Monarch are as follows:
- Kahyah “Kayah” Delsol -Goodwill Secondary School
- and Lauryn “Lauryn” Charles -Goodwill Secondary
- Nickima “De Empress” Alfred -St. Martin Secondary School
- Stefan “DeNation” Nation- St.Mary’sPrimary
- Kishon ‘KingK” Knight -nSt.Mary’s Primary School
- Jemima “De Gem” Mills-Convent HighSchool
- Tyesha “Saucy Tee” Allie – Convent High School
- Malik “De Examiner “Darroux – St. Mary’s Academy
- Jedan “De Jed” Jno.Baptiste – Dominica Grammar School.
The Calypso Junior Monarch Competition to be held this Friday 22nd February at the Windsor Park Stadium Forecourt from 6:00 pm.