The 2015 edition of the Carib Soca Monarch is here ushering in the festivities of the Nation’s Republic Anniversary and the celebration of Mashramani.
Thirty-two persons entered to be a part of the 11th annual Carib Soca Monarch competition; however, eighteen persons were chosen as semi-finalists as they met the criteria of requirements based on the lyrics, diction, originality, rendition and musical arrangement.
This year's Semi-finalists includes five newcomers. These eighteen vibrant artistes are promising that the competition will be feisty as they plan to raise the bar for Soca music in Guyana by way of thrilling performances and lyrical sensations.
The Carib Soca Monarch champion will be awarded 1.5 Million dollars.
Five Hundred Thousand [500,000] and Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand [250,000] Dollars for the second and third place prizes respectively.