Kalypso Revue threw opened its doors at the Arima Velodrome on Friday, January 25 to a small but appreciative crowd.
Arima MP Anthony Garcia declared the tent open which tent has been a tribute to the late Lord Kitchener, who first established the tent it Borough decades ago.
Among the cast which drew encores was Sugar Aloes; Pink Panther; Chalkie; Singing Sonia; Bevon St Clair; Michelle Henry; who sang about the President’s Guestlist and Sasha Moses, singing about the Restraining Order in her composition “Letters of Constraint”, and Devon Seales.
Among the topics were crime, politics and people who are suffering in the country, which was St Clair’s composition.
Aloes brought cheers to the crowd when he sang “Man of the Moment” saying that Rowley is the man to get the job done in this General Election. He first opened his two contributions by saying that this is an election year and “I starting the PNM campaign in Arima.”
Panther brought some laughter to the audience singing “Quick, Quick, Quick,” saying that everybody wants it quick, quick, quick.’
Singing Sonia sang a humorous song “Welcome to China Town” asking the Mayor what is Chinese doing for culture in T&T. Charlotte Street, Port of Spain was named Chinatown last year by Port of Spain Mayor Joel Martinez.
Chalkie had two compositions, Migrants and Murder Frenzy which gained him two encores.