NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS June 03, 2021(SKNVIBES)

Sixteen calypsonians on Nevis have registered to compete against the reigning Senior Kaiso King Hollywood for the Culturama 47 crown.According to Mr. Antonio “Abonaty” Liburd, Executive Director of the Nevis Culturama Secretariat and Chairman of the Nevis Culturama Committee, this year’s contenders are a mix of seasoned performers and some younger talent, including the son of the reigning monarch.

“The senior calypso season for Culturama 47 will feature some 17 calypsonians, that is, 16 calypsonians plus the reigning King Hollywood. We launched the registration process for the calypsonians on April 13 and the registration period closed May 14.“The kaisonians entering the competition this year are King Astro, King Dis ‘n’ Dat, Baker, Bad Man Polo, Puppa Wheeler, Nutsy, Enforcer, Mightie Wingie, Sookie, King Irwin, Mighty Kairo, De Undertaker, Lady Destiny, Bahowlah the Meek, Kedo, and Murray,” he said in an interview with the Department of Information.

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