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September 20th, 2019
2019 Soca Monarch Ramon ‘G’ breached parole conditions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Convicted and jailed in 2011 for a crime committed and subsequently released in March 2019 on parole, Ramon A. George aka Ramon ‘G’ has been reprimanded for breaching conditions of his parole when he participated in the Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival’s Soca Monarch competition on August 3, 2019.

August 13th, 2018
'Gadiethz' says he is owed for 2-years by VI Festival & Fairs Committee

EAST END, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) Festival and Fairs Committee continues to be accused of failing to honour its debts, the latest allegations being levelled by frustrated Promoter, Paul A. Peart aka 'Gadiethz', who says he is owed now for almost two years.

October 1st, 2014
‘Mr Blyden needs to stop lying!’ – Eustace ‘Boss’ Freeman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Fire continues to fly as many find the revelation of issues highlighted in the VI Festival and Fairs Committee report to be startling and in most cases Chairman of the Committee Mr Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden continues to get licks with accusations of not telling the truth.

July 26th, 2014
‎B'More takes Tino's Groovy Crown!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Newcomer B'More took the Crown for the Groovy segment of the Soca competition with ease and comfort last night July 25, 2014 while Tino being dethroned ensured that he took home a Crown and did it in the Power segment.

June 28th, 2014
UPDATE: 9 through to battle for Sister Joyce’s Calypso Crown

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Not being present to witness performances by some 15 persons who intended to make it through to the finals of this year’s Emancipations Festivals competition was unfortunate, as it was a night that those present did enjoy as they got a sip of bigger things to come on Wednesday July 30, 2014 at the Festival Ground.

May 22nd, 2014
2nd Soca Monarch set for the go

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Organisers are sticking to the set number of seven competitors each for the ‘Groovy’ and that the ‘Power’ segments of the Soca Monarch Competition for 2014 even as they have seen a rise in the numbers of persons registering and expressing interests thus far.

August 11th, 2013
Soca Monarch has potential to go far in the VI – Artistes in retrospect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One of the highlights of the 2013 Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival was definitely the Soca Monarch, which was introduced for the first time but received an overwhelming response from participants and soca fans alike. It could be assumed that the competition is here to stay.

July 3rd, 2013
UPDATE: Finalists announced for 1st VI Soca Monarch

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The organising committee for the first ever Soca Monarch competition to be held in the Virgin Islands as a key activity of this year’s Festival has released the names of the finalists.


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