Friday 22 February, 2019

WATCH: Young calypsonians talk about being young in the artform

Like soca, calypso is seeing the emergence of a new group of artistes, young, talented and eager to keep the artform alive.

On Sunday night, three young calypsonians dominated the top three positions in the Calypso Monarch competition signalling the rise of a new guard.

But how easy has it been for these artistes to break through and are the older calypsonians doing enough to guide the young talent?

We spoke to new Calypso Monarch Helon Francis at the Calypso semi-finals and other young performers to get their views.

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