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Aug 29, 2011

Carnival Committee selects its King and Queen

The battle for this year’s carnival King and Queen was fierce among thirty-two carnival revelers. The mas bands showcased elaborate costumes depicting their carnival themes. But in the end it boiled down to the most outstanding juniors and seniors that also had the best soca moves.  News Five’s Delahnie Bain has the details of who the judges chose as the king and queen for Saturday’s road march.

Delahnie Bain, Reporting

Ten mas bands brought out their best dancers in their biggest and brightest costumes to the MCC Grounds on Saturday night; all with the hopes of taking the titles of Carnival King and Queen 2011.

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The junior division had eight contestants for Queen and seven for King. Mahogany Masqueraders dominated the juniors with Queen Isiene and King Koookoorookooooo.

Announcer

“First place junior queen goes to Mahogany Mass Band.”

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Announcer

“First place junior king 2011 goes to Mahogany Mass Band with Koookoorookooooo.”

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The judges’ jobs got much more difficult when the seniors took to the stage with ten ladies vying to be named queen and seven hopefuls for carnival king.

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At the end of the competition, it was decided that JamJam Mass Band’s Majestic Barrier Reef and Southside Masqueraders King Triton will reign on Carnival Day.

Announcer

“First place senior queen for carnival queen 2011 goes to JamJam Mass band with…The Majestic Barrier Reef. First place Southside Masqueraders with Triton!”

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Announcer

“King Triton.”

Delahnie Bain for News Five.

A total of eighteen thousand dollars in cash prizes went to the participating junior groups and twenty-two thousand dollars to the seniors.

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1 Response for “Carnival Committee selects its King and Queen”

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