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Junior Soca & Calypso Showcase

 

 

MEDIA RELEASE      June, 2016

Junior Soca & Calypso Showcase

July 16th, 2016. 4-6 pm

 

The Organization of Calypso Performing Artistes (OCPA), in collaboration with the Toronto Caribbean Carnival is proud to present the fourth annual Junior Soca & Calypso Showcase. The popular two-hour concert takes place immediately after the Junior Carnival parade on Saturday, July 16th in the beautiful Neilson Park, 1555 Neilson Rd., in the Malvern community in Scarborough.

 

Families and children’s activities will be held throughout the day. This year’s concert will feature Calypso and Soca singers Sada, Jordan Myers, Azana Hyman-Aman, Kaprice Myers, Jodan Davis, Blake Perryman, and The Sugarettes, along with the DYC Drumming Ensemble, steelpannist Brittany Dardaine and D’LYFE  Dance Group.

 

The MC is Bryan Thornhill Jr. aka Beejay.

 

Calypso is a 200 year old art form from Trinidad and the Eastern Caribbean that features storytelling in song and a captivating syncopated style of music that makes you want to dance. The Junior Soca & Calypso Showcase is the only one of its kind in Canada.

 

 

For more information please contact Dr. Rita Cox at [email protected]