Nine calypsonians have been selected by a judging panel to compete against reigning Calypso Monarch Dennison ‘King Dice’ Joseph on Saturday, March 1.
Twenty calypsonians competed in the Dominica Calypso Association’s Semi-Final round of the competition at the Newtown Savannah on Saturday, February 15.
The semi-finalists were Daddy Chess, Checker, Hunter, Chris B, Jamma B, Observer, Leona, Young Bull, Jaydee, the Bobb, Booplay, the Wave, Beno, Sye, Beetle Jay, Mighty Lugas, Picky, Black Diamond, Explosion and the Webb.
The finalists are Beno, Booplay, Webb, Bobb, Black Diamond, Hunter, Picky, Leona and Wave.
The judging criteria included lyrics (35 points), melody (35 points), rendition (20 points) and presentation (10 points).
They will sing two songs to compete for the coveted Calypso Monarch next month.
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