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Nineteen in Mash calypso semi final

The semi final of the 2014 calypso competition is on tonight at the Bartica Community Centre Ground. Nineteen calypsonians will compete at this stage but only ten will advance to the final to battle against reigning Monarch Lester ‘De Professor’ Charles.

Hot Fluffy Rice

Hi Everyone, Taken for granted though indispensable for many meals, plainly cooked-rice is content and secure in its supportive role. Although rarely viewed as an equal contributor to a meal – because of its physical appearance or taste – many stews, curries, sauces, gravies and cooked vegetables would become like people that get all dressed up to go to parties but never get asked to dance.

Simpli Royal launches Cotillion programme

The Simpli Royal Foundation for Empowerment has launched a programme aimed at rounding out teenagers and young adults. Billed as the ‘Cotillion for Teens and Young Adults’, the programme is ideal for young people who might be considering any sort career that places them in the public eye.

Nicola Moonsammy: Drama can effect change

Nicola Moonsammy believes drama can be a portal for change in society. The National Drama Festival 2013 Best Actress awardee is strongly influenced by drama, crediting it to be her motivation in life whether it’s acting, stage managing or writing.

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