2022 World Carnival Calendar

Most major Carnivals have already announced their dates for 2022. Jamaica, St. Lucia, Barbados, Grenada, Notting Hill (London) and Miami to name a few. Which Carnivals are you planning to attend for 2022? See our 2022 Carnival Calendar.
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Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. January 26th, 2023 -- A former Calypso Monarch says Calypso, as an element of Trinidad and Tobago’s culture, must be rebranded. It is something Helon Francis believes, will save the artform. A new calypso rendition called, “Mighty,” released last week, the 2018 Calypso King is walking in his truth, honestly expressing his innermost feelings, even as the country presents what’s being called, “The Mother of All Carnivals.”

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. January 23rd, 2022 -- Around the world, there are people of Caribbean ancestry, fighting the good fight with high hopes of establishing the Soca music genre, as a solid one, on the international music market. DJ Spice of TeamSoca.com is one such person. In 2008 when he made the decision to “do something for the culture,” he envisioned an international music spectrum, inclusive of Caribbean artistes, DJs and personalities. His mission continues.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. January 22nd, 2022 -- Promoters are pushing the envelope this Carnival. With thousands anticipated to arrive in Trinidad and Tobago in the month of February, a wide selection of premium events are taking shape. Competition breeds variety and ups the anti, no doubt. It is certainly something that the team organizing the Beach House premium all-inclusive say, they revel in.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. January 16th, 2022 -- The name ‘General Grant’ is one that most people in Trinidad and Tobago and across the region, know and appreciate. A part of the music business for over 40 years, Grant maintains relevance, releasing new music frequently, and pushing hard to deliver to the people. Another Carnival celebration now in focus at home in Trinidad and Tobago, General Grant says he wants his flowers while he’s still alive, lamenting that while many artistes often go unrecognized for their contributions, they are certainly the ones who represent for country, wherever they go.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. January 16th, 2023 -- Marge Blackman, the daughter of Soca music inventor, Ras Shorty I, has written “the song of the decade.” These were her words to Rodney Julius, a US based artist she’s collaborated with on a track that’s described as a song of service to country, and perhaps the world.

Aaron Mohammed, 30, will represent Trinidad and Tobago in this country’s first entry to the prestigious male international pageant Mister Global. Nominated by Fashion Designer and National Director Séjoux Lëo-Star, Founder CEO of Caribbean Elite International Business Limited.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. January 10th, 2022 -- Soca sweetheart, Nadia Batson has emerged as one of the top entertainers this carnival. For that reason, the singer/songwriter was chosen as one of two headline acts for Randy Glasgow’s ‘Soca For Her’ event, which takes place in February. “Our role in this industry, isn’t all business. As a promoter, we engage talent and deliver opportunities for artistes like Nadia and so many others, to live out their dreams, showcasing their ability to the world,” said Glasgow.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. January 9th, 2022 -- Kernal Roberts and Shurwayne Winchester are the latest creatives to unite for Carnival 2023. The Mecca of Carnival’s production of the Mother of All Carnivals requires hardcore Power Soca music for masqueraders and fete lovers. With that established, the pair who were once band mates with the big band Traffik, decided to collaborate and bring back an energy that has been missing in carnival.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. January 5th, 2022 -- The stage is set. Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival is moving full speed ahead. The season that ushers in a mood of celebration comes complete with music from artistes who boast varied talents. Entertainer, Gvon says his 2023 Soca release will be entered into all major competitions this season. “I’m representing for all the men in the universe with this song,” he attests, and ironically, he truly might be.

POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – Following the success of her recent track ‘Feel That Love’ multifaceted Trinbagonian vocalist and performer Candy Kay has unleashed a new song in time for 2023 T&T Carnival season entitled ‘Ride Or Die’.

Trinidad, WI; Patrice Roberts' 'Mind My Business' is the Worldwide Number One Soca Song of the year. According to The Soca Source, the song which was released on December 19, 2021 has been dominating the year. Penned by Mical Teja and produced by Dan Evens and Travis World, 'Mind My Business' quickly became a favourite. The phrase "Drink Water and Mind My (Your) Business" became the mantra of many. Much to the surprise of Roberts, the song's virality on social media platforms was not solely in Caribbean circuits.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. December 19th, 2022 -- A new riddim that pushes pure talent and performance skill has hit the airwaves ahead of Carnival 2023 and the artistes are all ready to make magic in the season of revelry. Kyle Lee Sing is the executive producer of the ‘Jam Juice’ riddim, which features artistes, Shurwayne Winchester, female US based artiste, Rane, SKHI, Swappi and Azaryah. “The talent on this riddim is superior,” said Lee Sing, adding that ...

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. December 15th, 2022 -- On Sunday December 18th, children from two of the numerous children’s homes in Trinidad and Tobago will be treated to a festive Christmas atmosphere. The initiative is the A Team Band’s way of paying it forward this yuletide season.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. December 6th, 2022 -- Like clockwork, the music’s on time. There will be no holding back this carnival 2023 in Trinidad and Tobago. Shurwayne Winchester, one of the Carnival mecca’s foremost entertainers, has unleashed a song that’s guaranteed to bring heat to the revelry that is Carnival.

P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – Since the company’s inception, the team at Trinidad and Tobago-based rideshare app and delivery service, DeliverMe TT has grown from strength to strength and remained resolute in its mission to provide high standards of tech driven taxi services and courier solutions to the market.

Kinetic is 'Driftin' into Carnival 2023

New York, NY (Sonique Solutions) –Trinidad & Tobago-born musical duo Kinetic has released its first contribution to the 2023 Soca soundtrack entitled ‘Driftin’.

St. Croix, USVI; - On January 06, 2023, Adam O in partnership with the US Virgin Islands Division of Festivals will be headlining his first full-length concert in his island home, St. Croix. Traditionally during Carnival, the USVI Division of Festival hosts a series of events that features international artistes who help celebrate the island’s Carnival. Next year, they are supporting Adam O, whose musical career has continued to elevate as he travels around the world representing the USVI and Caribbean music. The concert, titled ‘Adam O and Friends “The Garden” will feature Adam O and many of his friends within the music industry from around the Caribbean at the Festival Village.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. November 25th, 2022 -- Recent confirmation that internationally sought-after megastar, Burna Boy, would be performing live in Trinidad this December, has been met with even bigger news for Trinidad and Tobago.

Dreams Do Come True. Melly Rose releases her first ever EP, with a collective of music that expresses the full essence of her. As a child, Melly Rose dreamt of releasing an EP/Album. After a difficult pandemic, from losing loved ones, to her own health scare, Melly decided life was to short, she needed to work and make her dream come through.

POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – Trinbagonian singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, composer and Pop/Rock performer Alethea Beharry looks back at her recently concluded 2022 FemCore Tour experience with a genuine feeling of gratitude for goals achieved and lessons learned. She now looks to the future with enthusiasm to contribute even more through her talents and event promotion capabilities.
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