Press Releases

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 […]
July 19, 2023
Winners of Parade of the Bands 2023
Saint Lucia Carnival 2023 climaxed with the national parade of the bands on Monday, July 16, and Tuesday, July 18. A total of 10 bands participated […]
July 13, 2023
Traffic Diversion for Parade of the Bands
The following road closures and diversions will be implemented for the hosting of the Parade of the Bands for Saint Lucia Carnival 2023. The implementation of […]
July 12, 2023
Carnival Comes To The City – July 13 and 14 
Carnival comes alive at the Derek Walcott Square on Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14 from 12 noon to 2 pm. Organised by the Carnival […]
July 11, 2023
A New King and Queen of the Band Have Been Crowned
15 majestic costumes, some towering 30 feet, went on display for last evenings King and Queen of the Bands competition held at the SAAB. For King […]
July 10, 2023
2023 Junior Carnival Parade Winners Announced 
 Junior Carnival 2023 climaxed with the parade of the bands on Sunday, June 9, through the city of Castries. A total of 10 bands participated in […]
July 10, 2023
Courts Babonneau Steel Orchestra Retains Panorama Title  
After delivering a rhythmic rendition of Ashanti’s ‘Maléwèz’, Courts Babonneau Steel Orchestra has retained the title of Panorama champions.   The results of last night’s Panorama competition […]
July 9, 2023
Ti Blacks Crowned 2023 Calypso Monarch
After delivering two compelling performances of his songs ‘Don’t Forget Minelle’ and ‘The Ghetto Cries’, Ti Blacks has been crowned the 2023 Calypso Monarch.   In […]
July 8, 2023
Arthur and Nerdy Crowned 2023 Soca Kings  
Two new kings have been crowned for the Groovy and Power Soca Monarch competitions after an extremely competitive competition last evening at the SAAB. Returning from […]
July 7, 2023
CSA Claims Inter-Commercial Calypso Crown
After a riveting performance of her song “De Crime Has to Stop”, Double D from the Civil Service Association, captured the 2023 Inter-Commercial Calypso title. Double […]
July 2, 2023
Shanice Butcher, Miss Caribbean Galaxy Real Estate Crowned 2023 National Carnival Queen
Miss Caribbean Galaxy Real Estate, Shanice Butcher, has been crowned Saint Lucia’s National Carnival Queen for 2023. Shanice captivated the judges after putting on a consistent […]
June 28, 2023
Update to Calypso Final Qualifiers
 The CPMC announces updates to its list of qualifiers for the Calypso Monarch Competition after qualifier and former monarch, Walleigh, announced his withdrawal from competition.  As a […]
June 27, 2023
Qualifying Artistes for the Finals of the Soca Competition
40 soca artistes competed in a rousing soca semi-final last evening at the National Cultural Centre. 18 artistes; 9 in each category, have been selected to […]
June 26, 2023
Qualifying Calypsonians Announced For Calypso Finals
After an exciting semi-final last evening at the National Cultural Centre, 9 calypsonians have been selected to advance to the finals of the National Calypso Monarch […]
June 22, 2023
Groovy And Power Soca Semis Postponed
Due to the impending passage of Tropical Storm Brett, the Carnival Planning and Management Committee (CPMC) has announced the postponement of the Semi-Final round of the […]
June 19, 2023
Artistes Announced For Semi-Final Round of Groovy, Power and Calypso Competitions
After a gruelling week of competition, 20 artistes each have been selected to proceed to the semi-final round of the Groovy Soca, Power Soca, and Calypso […]
June 12, 2023
List of Qualifiers for Soca Quarter Finals 2023
Following the call for applications for the 2023 National Groovy and Power Soca Monarch competitions, the following artists and songs have been selected for the quarter […]
June 12, 2023
Reunion Primary and Sir Ira Simmons Secondary Claim the Schools Calypso Crown
After an exciting day of riveting performances by 16 primary and secondary schools, Calypsonians; Danrel, from Reunion Primary and Yandi J from Sir Ira Simmons Secondary […]
May 26, 2023
National Schools Calypso Competition Returns
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 […]
May 20, 2023
CPMC Now Accepting Submissions For The Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Competition
The Carnival Planning and Management Committee (CPMC) announced the opening of the submission of applications for the 2023 National Groovy and Power Soca Competition. This year, […]
May 18, 2023
CPMC Announces June 5 th Submission Deadline for Groovy and Power Soca
All Artists interested in participating in the Groovy & Power Soca Monarch for Saint LuciaCarnival 2023 are kindly asked to submit their compositions on or before […]
May 5, 2023
National Carnival Queen Contestants Assigned Sponsors
The ten contestants participating in the 2023 National Carnival Queen Pageant were officially presented to their corporate partners yesterday evening, at the annual Sashing Ceremony held […]
May 2, 2023
National Carnival Queen Contestants Sashing Ceremony This Thursday
After the announcement of ten successful contestants for the National Carnival Queen Pageant, the Carnival Planning and Management Committee (CPMC) in collaboration with the National Carnival […]
April 21, 2023
Updated Calendar Launched for Saint Lucia Carnival 2023
The Carnival Planning and Management Committee has launched an updated Calendar of events for Saint Lucia Carnival 2023. The jam-packed calendar offers something for everyone with […]
April 15, 2023
National Carnival Queen Contestants Announced
The Carnival Planning and Management Committee (CPMC) in collaboration with the National Carnival Queen Pageant Committee announced that, for the first time ten contestants will be […]
April 14, 2023
The Big Reveal – 2023 National Carnival Queen Contestants Announced Tonight
This evening, April 14, the Carnival Planning and Management Committee (CPMC) in collaboration with National Carnival Queen Committee will announce the names of contestants chosen for […]
June 7, 2022
www.carnivalsaintlucia.com Goes Live
www.carnivalsaintlucia.com Goes Live (Castries – Tuesday, June 7, 2022) –  The official website for Saint Lucia Carnival 2022, www.carnivalsaintlucia.com has officially gone live. The website features […]
June 7, 2022
Artistes Selected To Advance To Soca Quarters 2022
Artistes Selected To Advance To Soca Quarters 2022 (Castries – Tuesday, June 7, 2022) – 30 groovy and 39 power soca song submissions have qualified to […]
May 27, 2022
National Carnival Queen Contestants Assigned Sponsors
National Carnival Queen Contestants Assigned Sponsors (Castries – May 27, 2022) – The 2022 National Carnival Queen contestants were officially presented to their sponsors yesterday evening, […]
May 27, 2022
CMMC Announces June 3rd Submission Deadline
CMMC Announces June 3rd Submission Deadline and Changes to Groovy and Soca Monarch Competition (Castries – May 27, 2022) – The Carnival Music Management Committee (CMMC) […]

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...