Press Releases

July 14, 2024
Parade of the Bands Traffic Management Plan
The annual Carnival Parade of Bands takes place on Monday July 15th and Tuesday 16th July, 2024 from Choc Highway roundabout to the City of Castries. […]
July 14, 2024
Dezral Captures the 2024 Calypso Monarch Title
The 2024 Calypso Monarch is Dezral from the Fire One Calypso Tent. Dezral delivered two compelling performances of his songs ‘De Biggest Gun’, and ‘A Wish […]
July 9, 2024
Fuzion and Tribe of Twel Crowned King and Queen of the Band
Patrons attending last evenings King and Queen of the Bands were treated to a stellar display of artistry and cultural celebration. 15 costumes were on display […]
July 8, 2024
Courts Babonneau Remains Undefeated at Republic Bank Panorama Competition
Courts Babonneau Steel Orchestra has once again proven their musical genius by retaining their title as champions of the prestigious Republic Bank Panorama Competition. The orchestra […]
July 8, 2024
Sly and Ricky T Crowned 2024 Soca Monarch Champions
In what was undeniably a memorable night for music, two new Soca Monarch kings have been crowned. Ricky T is the 2024 Power Soca Monarch and […]
July 8, 2024
Erny J from Saint Lucia Workers Credit Union Claims Inter-Commercial Calypso Crown
Inter-Commercial House Calypso Competition rocked the National Cultural Centre with scores of persons coming out to show support for the fifteen companies participating in this year’s […]
July 2, 2024
New Dates Announced for National Events for Lucian Carnival
The Carnival Planning and Management Committee (CPMC) has announced new dates for several of the competitions listed under the National Events Calendar for Lucian Carnival as […]
July 2, 2024
D’Vibes, Dennery Segment Show Cancelled
Following the passage of Hurricane Beryl, the CPMC has announced the cancellation of the inaugural D’Vibes, Dennery Segment show, originally scheduled for tomorrow, July 3, at […]
June 30, 2024
Miss Bounty Rum, Shan Lucien Crowned 2024 National Carnival Queen
Lucian Carnival 2024 continues to deliver exceptional experiences for patrons including the most recent staging of the National Carnival Queen Pageant. The 2024 Pageant was held […]
June 28, 2024
Call for Road Marshalls for Parade of the Bands
The Carnival Planning and Management Committee (CPMC) wishes to invite interested persons to apply to become Road Marshalls for the Parade of the Bands on Carnival […]
June 27, 2024
Community Carnivals Kick Off With Ciceron Carnival
The Community of Ciceron came alive last weekend with the Miss Ciceron Pageant being held on Saturday June 22, and Ciceron Carnival parade on Sunday June […]
June 27, 2024
No Flying Drones Near George F.L. Charles Airport
No Flying Drones Near George F.L. Charles Airport During Lucian Carnival In consideration of public safety and aviation regulations, we hereby inform all drone operators and […]
June 25, 2024
National Carnival Queen Pageant Happening This Saturday
The 70th staging of the prestigious National Carnival Queen Pageant will be held this Saturday, June 29, 2024, at the Pavilion in Rodney Bay. Through displays […]
June 24, 2024
Qualifying Artistes & Calypsonians Announced for 2024 Soca & Calypso Monarch Competition
After a packed weekend of activities for Lucian Carnival, including the semi-finals of the Groovy & Power Soca, and Calypso Monarch; organizing agency, the Carnival Planning […]
June 17, 2024
Qualifying Calypsonians Announced For Semi-Final Round of Calypso Monarch Competition
After a gruelling week of competition, 18 Calypsonians have been selected to proceed to the semi-final round of the Calypso Monarch Competition, to be held this […]
June 10, 2024
40 Songs Selected To Advance To Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Semifinals
20 groovy and power soca song submissions have qualified to advance in each category of the Soca Semifinals, the third stage in this year’s Groovy and […]
June 8, 2024
Yandi J from Sir Ira Simmons Reclaims Crown
Yandi J from Sir Ira Simmons Reclaims Crown with Mongouge Combined For Schools Calypso Competition 20 young calypsonians from Primary and secondary schools across Saint Lucia […]
June 7, 2024
Calypso Quarterfinals and 2024 Season Judges Announced
The Calypso Monarch competition will enter the quarterfinal stage beginning this weekend, Saturday 8 June with the South Calypso Tent. The schedule of shows for Calypso […]
June 6, 2024
Road Closures Near The SAB, Vigie on Friday, June 6
The intersection of Lanse Road to Sans Souci, along the John Compton Highway will be closed from 9 am to 12 noon and 5 pm – […]
June 4, 2024
Inaugural National Schools Pan Festival Set for This Saturday June 8
Seven schools will compete in this year’s inaugural National Schools Pan Festival scheduled for 2 pm on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at the SAAB, Vigie, Castries. […]
June 3, 2024
Qualifiers Announced for Lucian Carnival Soca Monarch Quarterfinals 2024
After an overwhelming response from artistes following the call for submissions for the 2024 National Groovy and Power Soca Monarch competitions, a panel of judges sat […]
May 21, 2024
20 Schools Scheduled to Compete in the National Schools Calypso Competition
Twenty (20) schools across Saint Lucia will compete in this year’s National Schools Calypso Competition scheduled for Friday, June 7, 2024, at the SAAB, Vigie, Castries. […]
May 21, 2024
May 31st Deadline for Submissions For 2024 Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Competition
The Carnival Music Management Committee (CMMC) announced the upcoming deadline for the submission of applications for the 2024 National Groovy and Power Soca Competition as midnight […]
May 14, 2024
Updates Announced For National & Community Carnival Events
The Carnival Planning and Management Committee (CPMC) in conjunction with various stakeholders, have announced updates to the National and Community events calendar. Notable updates include new […]
April 26, 2024
National Carnival Queen Delegates Assigned Sponsors
The seven (7) delegates participating in the 2024 National Carnival Queen Pageant were officially presented to their corporate sponsors yesterday evening, at the annual Sashing Ceremony […]
April 23, 2024
Local Businesses Invited to Register for the 2024 Inter-Commercial Calypso Competition
The Carnival Planning and Management Committee announces the opening of registration to all local businesses for the 2024 Inter-Commercial Calypso Competition. The Inter-Commercial Calypso Competition is […]
April 23, 2024
National Carnival Queen Contestants Sashing Ceremony Happening This Friday
The Carnival Planning and Management Committee (CPMC) in collaboration with the National Carnival Queen Pageant Committee will host the Sashing Ceremony for the 70th staging of the […]
April 22, 2024
CPMC Invites Proposals for Suppliers of Various Services for Lucian Carnival 2024
The Carnival Planning & Management Committee (CPMC) is inviting proposals from the general public for the provision of a wide array of services for the staging […]
April 17, 2024
Registration Open for National Schools Calypso Competition
The Carnival Planning and Management Committee announces the opening of registration for all Primary and Secondary Schools on island for the 2024 National Schools Calypso Competition.   […]
April 10, 2024
New National Events Added to Lucian Carnival 2024 Calendar
A Dennery Segment Show and National Junior Panorama competition are among the new events launched for Lucian Carnival 2024. During the press launch of Lucian Carnival […]

Past Press Releases

Call for Industry Professionals

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The National Carnival Queen Show Committee would like to put a call out for Industry Professionals for the hosting of the 2023 National Carnival Queen Pageant in the following fields...

National Carnival Queen Pageant Auditions Set

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After an exciting 2022 season, activities for St. Lucia Carnival officially get underway this Sunday, March 26, with the auditions for the 2023 National Carnival Queen Pageant. 

Winners of Parade of the Bands 2022

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Saint Lucia Carnival 2022 climaxed with the national parade of the bands on Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19. A total of 9 bands participated in this year’s national parade...

Changes To Carnival Parade Route and Traffic Diversion

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The Carnival Planning & Management Committee (CPMC) announces the changes to the route for the Parade of the Bands for Saint Lucia Carnival 2022.

Three New Monarchs Crowned for Saint Lucia Carnival 2022

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Copping this year’s Groovy Monarch title for the third time was Ricky T, with the song “Mal Pale”. Crowd favourite for the power soca segment, Fross, took the title of Power Soca Monarch with his hit song “God Made Man” ...

King & Queen of the Bands FREE This Monday

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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.

LUCELEC HELPS POWER SAINT LUCIA CARNIVAL 2022

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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.

Miss BOSL Wise, Xenia Douglas Crowned 2022 National Carnival Queen

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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.

Xenia Douglas is Miss BOSL WISE

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Xenia Douglas, Miss BOSL WISE is a well-rounded young entrepreneur who is passionate about healthy lifestyles and the arts, and with persistence and dedication translated these passions into the birth of three companies...

Steel Bands Set for Panorama 2022

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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...

Update to Calypso Final Qualifiers

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The CPMC announces updates to its list of qualifiers for the Calypso Monarch Competition after former multiple monarch, Minelle, announced her withdrawal from competition...

9 Artistes in Each Category Have Secured Their Spot at Power & Groovy Soca and Calypso Finals

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After a weekend of exciting semi-final competitions, 9 artists in the Calypso, Power Soca, and Groovy Soca segments have qualified to advance to the final round of competition.

Qualifiers for 2022 Calypso Monarch Semi Finals

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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...

KPT Calypso Quarter Finals Tonight Postponed

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Due to the inclement weather, the Carnival Music Management Committee (CMMC) has announced the postponement of Quarter Finals of the Kaiso Pros Tent...

20 Artistes Selected To Advance To Soca Semis

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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...

carnivalsaintlucia.com Goes Live

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The official website for Saint Lucia Carnival 2022, www.carnivalsaintlucia.com has officially gone live...

Artistes Selected To Advance To Soca Quarters 2022 

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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...

National Carnival Queen Contestants Sashing Ceremony This Thursday

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After the announcement of 8 successful contestants for the National Carnival Queen Pageant, the Carnival Planning and Management Committee...

National Carnival Queen Contestants Assigned Sponsors

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The 2022 National Carnival Queen contestants were officially presented to their sponsors yesterday evening, at the annual Sashing Ceremony held at the Harbour Club...

CMMC Announces June 3rdSubmission Deadline and Changes to Groovy and Soca Monarch Competition

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The Carnival Music Management Committee (CMMC) announced the deadline for the submission of songs for the Groovy and Power Soca Competition as June 3rd, 2022...