CULTURAL CONTINGENT VISITS THE MIGHTY HURRICANE
Tuesday September 18th 43 years of Calypso
Supremacy came face to face as the 2011 Calypso Monarch
Pamela Courtney met, for the first time, the 1968
Calypso Monarch, the Mighty Hurricane.
occasion was a visit to the Village of Clozier, by a
group of cultural enthusiasts that included local media
and Men from the Mainland.
Mighty Hurricane gave a 35-minute presentation on his
experiences as a Calypsonian, winning the title in 1968
and his views on the present state of the art-form. His
presentation was followed by a question and answer
session that included a request for the performance of a
calypso from his era.
Pamela also performed one of her 2011 winning selections
and presented Hurricane with a present as a sign of her
appreciation and respect for his contribution to and
accomplishments in calypso.
entire event was recorded on video and archived for
special thanks to the Clozier Development Committee for
hosting the event, RealFM for providing live coverage
throughout the evening and the family of Hurricane for
their support of the event and hospitality.