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West Side Symphony Says Thanks

Twosponsors

The West Side Symphony Panorama Family, School’s Associates, Management, Arrangers, Parents, and Supporters, extend a hearty THANK YOU to the Hadeed Group of Companies and the Antigua Masonry Products LTD on becoming their “TITLE SPONSOR”, for Carnival 2017 and hopefully beyond.

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One Good Thing About Music (Workshop Review)

Music Workshop Week 2 at MultiPurpose Center

What was the last calypso to hit the Antigua and Barbudan airwaves that created a lasting impression? A no brainer, right? The immediate answer would definitely be a calypso from yesteryear according to the Minister whom I suspected felt compelled to discard his prepared script to protest against the conspicuous absence of key stakeholders at the much publicised Calypso workshop.

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Antigua’s Carnival Is More Than Wild Street Parties

Ricardo Drue at Antigua Carnival Soca Monarch

Antigua’s Carnival Culture Is More Than Wild Street Parties & Steel Pans

The bursts of ultra light sunbeams hitting my window remind me that autumn leaves and maroon sweaters are here.

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6 Reasons Why Antigua's Carnival Is The Best Carnival

Megan Younger - Antigua Carnival Parade

For most people, kicking off your holiday in the wee hours of the morning can be an exhausting, curmudgeon-inducing thing. But then we'd surmise that most people haven't enjoyed the bewildering life experience of what it's like to walk straight into the 3am hubbub of Antigua's hyper-colourful, wonderfully chaotic and overwhelmingly inviting 12-day Carnival.

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And...the Calypso conversation begins!

2017 Calypso Workshop held at the Multipurpose Cultural Centre

Today’s workshop organised by the Cultural Development Division drew basically the same crowd. One person commented on Facebook that it was more or less ‘preaching to the converted’ and recommended that the workshops be taken to the schools or wherever the youngsters are.

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