Unexpected receives King Ah De Tents Crown


After spectacular performances from eight such calypsonians on Thursday, 23rd December, winner of the competition, ‘De Unexpected’, received his crown for winning the competition. The coronation ceremony took place on Friday, 31St December 2010 and that calypsonian was selected as winner by popular public vote.

De Unexpected received the Mighty Diego Award-donated by Katuba Webster & the Webster Family and received his crown from the National Carnival Queen Iantavian Queeley at a short ceremony held at the ZIZ’s television studio.

It was the first time that Miss Queeley executed her role as the new National Carnival Queen. Meanwhile, Chairman for the National Carnival Committee, Clement O’Garro  who was also on hand for the coronation commended MiyVue.com for undertaking the initiative of promoting the calypsonians.

Unlike most events where only the top three places are presented trophies all the contestants of the King Ah De Tents received Participation Trophies.

The presentations of trophies was as follows:

•        Little Willie-The Doctor Kroft Award-donated by Charles Morton & the Morton Family

•        De Provoker-The King Barkie Award-donated by Cosbert’Panis’ Manchester and Family

•        Pau-u-la-The King of the 29 fellows Award- donated by Carlton Dupont

•        Aba Lively-The Mighty Bath Towel Award –donated by Vibes FM Sheffield, UK

Those who made it to the top four were:

•        Tied for Second Runner Up- Rock-a-Fella, who received the Shakka Bum Award-donated by Elvin Frazer & The Frazer Family in St. Croix.

•        Also tied for Second Runner Up-Felix, who received the De King Arrow Award-donated by De House Nitery.

•        In First Runner Up position- King Lala, who was awarded The Lord Anything Award-donated by Carlton Dupont

This inaugural event was held at De House Nitery, and was designed to give recognition to those calypsonians who every year, are the spirit and life of the calypso tents.


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