2012 Calypso finalist to challenge non-finalist at this year’s Testing the Best Competition

first_img Tweet Share Sharing is caring! Share 2011 new comer Black DiamondThe annual Testing the Best Calypso competition, now in its 5th year has taken on a new format as the 2012 Calypso finalists will challenge the non-finalist.The show which is organized by the Marriage Engaged Encounter of the Catholic Church pairs calypso singers who must sing each other’s song.The Calypsonian who performs their colleague’s song the best is adjudged the winner.For the last four years, the Calypsonians were given the opportunity to dip and sing whichever Calypsonian’s name they received. However, this year that format has been abandoned as the organizers announced a new format at the launching on Thursday evening.One of the organizers, Alvin Knight told the launching that they are presenting a different show dubbed “Challenging the Best”.“Five of the 2012 Calypso non finalists;, those who thought that they should have made it to the finals will be challenging five of those who actually made it to the finals. It’s going to be a tag team between finalists and non-finalists and in the middle of that refereeing the tag team showdown will be the powerful Young Bull”.2011 Calypso Monarch Tasha PThe non-finalists who have agreed to participate in this year’s event are Beno, Comforter, Lugars, Hunter and Black Diamond.Those finalists who have agreed to participate are Web, Tasha P, Explosion, Checko and Karessah.Hunter will sing Explosion’s song, Beno will sing Tasha P’s song, two 2011 new comers Black Diamond and Checko will face each other, Comforter will sing Karessah’s and Mighty Lougars will Web’s song.This year the finalists from the Show Down Mas Camp; Dice, Soul Puss, Vigilante, Sye and Bobb they will not take part in the competition.Dominica Vibes News will seek clarification from the Show Down Mas Camp organizers as to the reason for this decision.The event scheduled for the 2nd of June at the Newtown Savannah.Dominica Vibes Newscenter_img 28 Views   no discussions LocalNews 2012 Calypso finalist to challenge non-finalist at this year’s Testing the Best Competition by: – April 20, 2012 Sharelast_img read more