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April 19th, 2017
Fight among calypsonians spoiled it this year- Patron

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Several patrons to the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Calypso Competition thought it was an immature and uncalled battle between local and expatriate Calypsonians in the lead up to the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Calypson Competition, which took place on Sunday April 16, 2017 at the Bernice Sprauve Festiville.

April 17th, 2017
King Paido crowned 2017 VG Calypso Monarch

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A king without a crown was Reynold "King Paido" Phillip until early this morning, April 17, 2017 when he was crowned the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival 2017 Calypso Monarch at the Bernice Sprauve Festiville in Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda.

April 15th, 2017
Hard hitting Calypso expected tomorrow night!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - The line-up for the 2017 Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Calypso Competition for Sunday April 16, 2017 promises to bring out the true meaning of the Golden Jubilee’s festivities- “Mass in Musical City for the Fiftieth Anniversary.”

March 12th, 2017
Queen Shereen calls Chico B a default Monarch

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A song-Outsider, which was recently released to the public by Virgin Gorda Calypso Monarch, Vincentian- Roland O. Vieira aka Chico B, calling for unity among the expatriates and the natives, has opened a can of proverbial worms, with a veteran Calypsonian, calling him a Monarch by default.

March 28th, 2016
UPDATE: New VG Easter Fest Calypso Monarch gives thanks to VI

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI - First time entrant Roland O. Vieira aka Chico B won the 2016 Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Calypso competition at the Franka A. Pickering Festiville in Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda on March 27, 2016 with his songs Thanks BVI and Rum Pipe after garnering a total 534 points.



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