by Eulana Weekes
St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Nevis Culturama Soca Monarch finals is set to take place on Friday, July 29 at the Cultural Village starting at 8 pm. The event is sponsored by the St.Kitts- Nevis-Anguilla National Bank.
Eight artistes, including the reigning Monarch Soca Empress will be performing in the Groovy Soca segment, whilst nine artistes will be performing in the Power Soca segment.
In a ceremony on Saturday July 23rd, the soca monarch finalists met with the Nevis Culturama Committee to select their performance positions and collect funds in preparation for the competition.
Order of appearance for the Groovy Soca artists:
1 – T-Bone – All You Got
2 – Soca Empress – Finally
3 – Irveeka – Seasons
4 – Pakiss – Believe in Yourself
5 – K-Warner – Making Movez
6 – X-Man – About Time
7 – Blade – Lotta Whine
8 – Adowah – Fling On De Healing
Order of appearance for the Power Soca Monarch:
1 – Xman – Euphoria
2 – Keedo – Me Mirror
3 – T-Bone feat. Mr. Hype – Can’t Stop Us
4 – Soca Empress – Soca Junkie
5 – Adowah – Tall In A De Jam
6 – Klymate – Don’t Talk
7 – Jeezy Sparta – Who Lock De City
8 – Badman Polo – WAB
9 – Mulley Media – Pizza Hunting
Popular Soca artists Delly Ranks and Speedy are not listed in the lineup for the 2022 showing of the event.
Meanwhile, individuals interested in attending the Soca Monarch Finals are being pre-sold at the Culturama Secretariat, CDS and Flow at a cost of EC$40; however if purchasing tickets at the gate, the cost will be EC$50.