Shontelle Gittens is Junior Calypso Monarch 2014

Alicia Benjamin’s remarkable performance, afforded her the prize for ‘Most Promising Junior Calypsonian’.

THE Junior Calypso Competition 2014 was hosted with much pomp and fanfare at the National Cultural Centre on Friday last and the line-up showcased creative renditions and riveting competition among several youngsters.

Moreover, there were dazzling costumes, great theatrics and positive lyrics all around.
While the judges had an uphill task to decide on the top finalists and the most promising contender, they eventually acknowledged the best presentation delivered by young Shontelle Gittens of Region 4, who was crowned Junior Calypso Monarch 2014. She was awarded $200,000 for her first-rate performance.
In second position was Daniel Plowell of Region 10, carting off a cash prize of $150,000, while in third place was another Region 10 contestant, Michael Small, winning for himself $100,000.
The prize of $50,000 for Most Promising Junior Calypsonian was awarded to Alicia Benjamin of Region 4.
Written By Alex Wayne