British Groovy Soca Monarch Final - 25th Anniversary of The ACUK-ABC London Calypso Tent
Entry Requirements: 8+
The 25th Anniversary (Silver Jubilee) of the ABC London Calypso Tent, the foundation music of Carnival and other music genres
Featuring ~ G-String; Brown Sugar; Santiago; Alexander D Great; Overseas Guests: incude All Rounder, Shirlane Hendrickson, Lady Wonder and more!
Supported by The ABC All Stars Band
4th August at 8.00pm ~ “Silver Jubilee” Opening Night 11th August @ 8.00pm ~ Calypso Monarch Semi-Final 18th August at 8.00pm ~ British Groovy Soca Monarch Final 24th August at 8.00pm ~ British Calypso Monarch Final 25th August at 8.00pm ~ King & Queen of the Tent People’s Choice Finale
Association of Calypsonians UK - The ABC Organiser of 25th Anniversary of The ACUK-ABC London Calypso Tent
The charity’s objects are: To promote the culture of Calypso music originating from artists based in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Caribbean and elsewhere. To facilitate, enable and encourage the development of Calypso and music tradition by establishing training and development workshops and events regarding various aspects of Calypso, including but not limited to composition, arrangement, singing, performance and promotion to assist in the development of the art form. To conserve Calypso music through the purchase, acquisition and obtaining interests in Copyright and the right to perform or publish and exhibit and archive any material of members which can be used to promote the work of the company. To encourage participation by youths and adults in education programmes and activities regarding Calypso history, culture and development. To further the promotion and development of Calypso art form by entering into agreements with researchers, authors, composers, producers, artistes, promoters, persons and organisations including schools, colleges and universities in regard to furtherance of the objects The charity aims to encourage regular and new visitors of all ages to to the London Calypso Tent to experience the live music and develop the art form across various communities.