Dominica Calypso – Calypso History – Kaiso

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Crowning 2012 Dominica Calypso King

Crowning 2012 Dominica Calypso King DominicaCalypso.com the home of Dominica calypsoes.  In the sixties, calypso and steelband music became very popular and indeed replaced lapo kabwit and chanté mas as the music of carnival, particularly in the capital Roseau. Many of the traditional songs were performed in the new calypso […]

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King Dice – Living in a Fool’s Paradise – Dominica Calypso 2015

King Dice – Living in a Fool’s Paradise – Dominica Calypso 2015

Came in second place in 2015

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Dominica Calypso Association Address Libel and Slander

Dominica Calypso Association Address Libel and Slander

A recent court ruling that ordered calypsonian Checko, to pay E.C $130,000 to one government worker, has prompted members of the Dominica Calypso Association (DCA) to speak out. Checko, whose real name is Abel Jno Baptiste, was ordered to pay the said amount to Venezuelan Ambassador to Dominica, Dr. Philbert […]

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Political bickering threatening Dominica’s calypso

Political bickering threatening Dominica’s calypso

A cultural activist who has been involved in the calypso industry in Dominica for over twenty years has identified the infiltration of partisan politics in the art form as a major threat. Alex Bruno, who has also served on the executive of the Dominica Calypso Association for ten years, said […]

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Sandy pulls out of calypso competition

Sandy pulls out of calypso competition

US-based Dominican calypsonian, Sandy, who had been allowed by the Dominica Calypso Association (DCA) to move straight into 2014 calypso quarter final, has pulled out of the competition. Sandy’s manager, Alex Bruno told Dominica News Online (DNO) on Sunday morning, “She is making plans to leave the country as we […]

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