KINGSTOWN, SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – In St Vincent and the Grenadines news, Kristiana Christopher ‘Singing Kristy’ of the Layou Primary School retained the Primary School Calypso Monarchy last Tuesday when she was crowned the 2013 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2013 Primary School Calypso Monarch.

She performed the song ‘With Rights’ in the calypso competition which earned her the judges nod, ahead of Tia Wyllie ‘Singing Tia’ of the New Prospect Primary who came in second with her song ‘Proud to be Vincie’, and third place Cha-chanie Morgan ‘Lady Cha-chanie’ also of the New Prospect Primary with the song ‘Education’.

Singing Kristy - 2013 Primary School Calypso and Soca Monarch

Singing Kristy – 2013 Primary School Calypso and Soca Monarch

Singing Kristy then outperformed the eight other competitors and captured the Junior Soca Monarch title with her song ‘Ah Soca Feeling’.

Johnroy ‘The Blinger’ Haywood of the Troumaca Secondary School came in second with his song ‘Soufriere Rise’, and Delanzo ‘Lanzo’ Lavia of the Owia Government School took the third spot with his soca tune ‘School Boy Soca’.

Gillian ‘Feisha’ Smart of St. Joseph’s Convent Kingstown with her tune ‘Vincy Nice’ won the 2013 Secondary School Calypso Monarchy.

The second place went to Shadaney ‘Tumpanks’ Williams of the Bethel High School with her social commentary ‘Teenagers Wait’, while Moesha ‘Chowder’ Thomas of the Saunders Secondary School took third place with the song ‘Clean Dem Up’.

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