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New Dates Announced for National Events for Lucian Carnival

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New Dates Announced for National Events for Lucian Carnival

(Castries – Tuesday, July 02, 2024) – The Carnival Planning and Management Committee (CPMC) has announced new dates for several of the competitions listed under the National Events Calendar for Lucian Carnival as follows: 

  • Inter-Commercial Calypso Competition will now be held on Friday July 5th, from 6pm at the National Culltural Centre, making it the perfect after-work lime.  
  • Groovy & Power Soca Monarch Competition will now be held on Saturday July 6th, from 8pm at the SAB, Vigie. 
  • Junior Parade of the Bands will remain on Sunday, July 7th. The parade will begin at Serenity Park from 11 am.  
  • Republic Bank National Panorama Competition will remain on Sunday 7th from 8pm at the SAB, Vigie. 
  • King and Queen of the Bands will remain on Monday July 8th from 8pm at the SAB, Vigie.
  • Calypso Monarch Competition will now be held on Saturday July 13th from 8pm at the SAB, Vigie.
  • Mas in the City will be held from Wednesday, July 10th, to Friday, July 12th
  • J’Ouvert will remain on Monday, July 15th
  • Parade of the Bands will remain on Monday, July 15th, and Tuesday, July 16th

The CPMC advises that the decision for the adjustments to the dates have been made in consultation with key stakeholders and are necessary to ensure the preservation of the venues and the safety of our patrons.   

This announcement follows an earlier announcement by the CPMC of the cancellation of D’Vibes, the inaugural Dennery Segment show initially scheduled for Wednesday, July 3.  Despite the cancellation of D’Vibes, the CPMC will ensure that patrons have an opportunity to see their favourite Dennery Segment acts throughout the carnival season.

Tickets for all competitions can be purchased from The Cell outlets island wide and Steve’s Barbershop in Castries. All tickets already purchased for the respective competitions will be honored at the gates. 

For updates relating to Lucian Carnival and Carnival competitions, visit www.carnivalsaintlucia.com or @carnivalsaintlucia on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 

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