Kings, Queens semis tonight
Tuesday, February 5 2013
The preliminary round of competition was held last Thursday at the same venue, when the 40 semi-finalists were chosen. Leading the list among the kings is Gerard Weekes who portrayed “Ai To Yujo No Yorokobi (The Joy of Love & Friendship)” from Brian Mac Farlane’s 2013 presentation, Joy The Finale.
Mac Farlane’s Queen, “Rakuen No Yorokobi (The Joy of Paradise)” portrayed by Charrisse Bovel will also be in competition tonight, having placed fifth in the preliminaries. Leading the women is Liselle Frauenfelder with her costume, “Danis Wantam - The Dance of Reconciliation,” from the band D’Krewe and Company. D’Krewe’s King, “Rising of the Ancestors” portrayed by former Carnival King Roland St George placed 13th and will also be at the Savannah tonight.
The competitors are expected to improve upon their costumes from the preliminaries, as is the custom, in a bid to be among the ten to make it to the finals on Friday night.
Here is the complete list of the semi-finalists in the order they placed in the preliminaries:
Gerard Weekes ‘Ai To Yujo No Yorokobi (The Joy of Love & Friendship)’
Ted Eustace ‘Moko in Flames'
Ronald Blaize ‘De Agony of Human Bondage'
Earl Thompson ‘Let There Be Light'
Clyde Bascombe ‘Geneskhan D Magnificent'
Marlon Rampersad ‘Spirit of the Underworld'
Glenn Turnbull ‘Kinyan - Rise of D Thunderbird'
Brian Chin ‘Triumph of Julius Caesar'
Wade Madray ‘De Carnival Jumbie'
Fernando Marchan ‘Pterois, the Predator Lionfish'
Earl Beckles ‘Out of the Darkness'
Patrick Roberts Jr ‘Thriller'
Roland St George ‘Rising of the Ancestors’
Jeremiah Raymond ‘Ligahoo Nightmare of the Planters’
Andy Kangoo ‘Drums of the Navaro'
Lionel Jagessar Jr ‘Chief Matoskah – Protector of the Medicine Skull'
Marius Caballero ‘Entrapment'
Radcliff Forester ‘Creature of the Wonder Garden'
Marcus Guerra ‘Senor Gomez'
John Lewis ‘Denali The Great One Worshipper of the Black and White Eagle'
Liselle Frauenfelder ‘Danis Wantam - The Dance of
Kay Mason ‘From Darkness to Light'
Gloria Dallsingh ‘Hera's Sacred Bird'
Tamara Garnes ‘Makumba Princess'
Charrisse Bovel ‘Rakuen No Yorokobi (The Joy of Paradise)'
Avernell Johnson ‘The Evolution of the Amazing Lady'
Roxanne Omalo ‘Aurora A Luminous Phenomenium of Light and Beauty'
Patricia Bailey ‘Celebrating 50 Years of Best Village'
Cherry-Ann Patrice Valere ‘Lady of the Day'
Shari Derek ‘Shima Maka Mother of D Earth'
Latoya De-Leon ‘Freedom Flight'
Pamela Gordon ‘Splendor in Steel'
Charmaine Enile ‘Symphony in G, the Heavenly Mix'
Rose Marie Kuru-Jagessar ‘Pte-San-Wi (Teesanwi): Carrier of the Peace Pipe'
Laura Rampersad ‘Goddess of Light and Beauty'
Alendra Bailey ‘D High Priestess'
Abby Jarvis ‘Celebrate D Riddum'
Sevel Nicolls ‘Woman of War'
Ladonna Maria Rouse ‘Mother of D Seven Seas (Tribute to Mark Copeland)'
Stacy Ann Turpin ‘Welcome to Buccoo'