Grand kadoo ment
Kevin Small has done it again! For the second year running, the Fifth Element Mas designer/bandleader won the coveted Robert Weekes Award for Best Festival Designer in the Republic Bank Grand Kadooment. Small, who also claimed the top prize in the Junior Kadooment won a car from MQI and $7 500 cash.
He also won 11 other individual prizes including Small
Band Of The Year, Traditional, Presentation Of The Year,
Most Colourful Small Band, Community Costume and Best Individual Male, among others. He also placed third in Best Band On The Road.
Also in the winners row were veterans Betty West and Gwyneth Squires, who won eight awards each. West took
Best Band On The Road, while Squires placed second in Best Festival Designer competition.
Lil Rick also continued his winning streak, adding the Tune Of The Crop trophy to the ones he won in the Sweet Soca and Bashment Soca competitions with Mudda Sally. He also won the Foreday Morning Jam Tune competition. Mikey, who, came second with Feting Family, is also the People’s Monarch and Party Monarch for 2018.
Grand displayof colour