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Friday, February 27, 2009

Trinidad Carnival 2009 Photos and Video!

Carnivalscene has a Gallery up with TRIBE Monday pics.

Trinisoca has photos from Carnival Tuesday.

Izatrini has a Flickr Gallery of photos on the road with TRIBE.

Toronto Lime has photos up from Carnival Monday and Tuesday and also a VERY nice video compilation of the bands crossing the Savannah stage in their Carnival 360. The video can be downloaded by clicking HERE.

I think I saw EVERYONE I know in that video!!

Send in Your Reviews!

Was your Carnival experience good, so-so, great or not so great? I want to hear all about it!

So send your reviews of the bands you played in, fetes you went to or even the services you used for Carnival (makeup, airbrush etc).

Photos are welcomed too!

Carnival Results

The following list of Carnival 2009 winners is compiled from the National Carnival Commission:

· Road march was won by Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez for “Meet Super Blue” played 410 times, with Destra Garcia following with Bacchanal being played 76 times.

List of Carnival Band winners for 2009

Children’s Bands:

Mini Jr. Band of the Year- Sunny – Rosemary Perkins

Small Jr. Band of the Year – The Rainbow Cycle – Spence Productions

Medium Jr. Band of the year – Heighten – Classic Productions

Large Jr. Band of the Year – National Pride – Rosalind Gabriel and associates

Adult Bands:

Monday Queen of the band – First Lady of the Chinese Court – Pamela Gordon

Monday King of the band – Apollo’s Lust – Curtis Eustace

Queen’s Park Savannah and Downtown:

Monday Mini Band of the day – Red Indian Days – Henry Ramdin and associates

Monday Large Band of the day – Africa, Her people, Her Glory, Her tears – Brain MacFarlane

Q.P.S. Monday Small Band of the Day: tribute to a Fallen Warrior

Q.P.S. Monday Medium Band of the Day: Trinidad All Stars

Q.P.S. Monday Large Band of the Day: Razzle Dazzle - Starlift

Tuesday Band of the Year:

Mini Band of the Year- Red Indian days – Henry Ramdin and Associates

Small band of the Year – Empires of the Sun – D’Midas

Medium band of the Year – Bacchanal – Ronnie and Caro Mas Band

Large band of the Year – George bailey Award – Africa, her people, her glory, her tears – Brian MacFarlane and Associates – 1378 points

Calypso Results Dimanche Gras 2009

1. Dr Hollis Liverpool – Chalkdust – My Hart and I

2. Joanne Rowley –Tigress – You Ent See Wajang Yet

3. Winston Scarborough (D’ Original De Fosto Himself)- Could We Rise Again

4. Brian London – A Nation’s Son

5. Kizzie Ruiz – Calss Language

6. Sandra Des Vignes Millington – Singing Sandra – Ghetto of your Mind

9. Winston Peters – Gypsy- Supply and Demand

9. Ann Marie Parks Cudjoe- Twiggy- One For Obama

9. Michael Osouna (Sugar Aloes) – Obama the First

10. Karen Asche – Babylon

11. Dexter Parsons (The Stinger) – Our Environmental Engineers

12. Carlos James (Skatie) – On Solid Ground

13. Weston Rawlins (Cro Cro) – Ah Feeling Shame

13. Anthony Hendrickson (All Rounder) – Help Your Children First

15. Mark John (Contender) – Yuh Cyar Buy One
16. Errol Ballantyne (Bally) – Amigo


Queen of carnival

1. Kadaffi Rommey – Manzandaba in Flight

2. Tamara Alleyne Gittens – Fairy Dust

3. Pamela Gordon – First Lady of the Chinese Court

4. Lisa Peters – layd Shanghai

6. Joan Mohammed – Madam Hypnotist

6. Gloria Dallsingh – Vision of D’Sea

7. Leslie Ann Boisselle – A Musical Ensemble – Pan and Brass

8. Lenore Caterson – The Scared Bird in the Kingdom of the Dragon

9. Rennee Joseph – Mama Bois

King of carnival

1. Stephen Alexis – Ndlovu In Search

2. Curtis Eustace – Apollo’s Lust

3. Glen Turnbull – Flight of D’ Golden Sun Lord

4. Wade Madray- The Way of Zen

5. Roland St George – Yacahu, Atiba’s son

6. Aaron Kalicharan – Spirit of the Ocean

7. Faried Carvalho – Vagas Jumbie

8. Lionel Jagessar Jr- Torngasak – Ultimate Drummer of the Woodlands

9. Leroy Prieto – Onaga

10. Theophilus Simmons – Legend of the Chinese Dragon.

Large Bands Panorama Final Results

1st Silver Stars 469
2nd Phase II Pan Grove 468
3rd Trinidad All Stars 460
4th Desperadoes 458
5th Renegades 457
6th Exodus 456
7th Siparia Deltones 450.5
8th Redemption Sound Setters 442

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