32 QUALIFY FOR THE SEMI FINAL of the THE 2022 CHUTNEY SOCA MONARCH
More than 60 artistes submitted entries for the upcoming Chutney Soca Monarch carded for Carnival Saturday 26th February 2022.
Southex received 8 foreign entries – 2 from Guyana, 2 from Canada and 4 from USA.
32 artistes have qualified for the Semi Final round which will be recorded on Thursday 27th January. The Semi Final round will be recorded at a sterile location with no audience present, however judges will view the performances. 32 video clips of these performances will then be released through social media – YouTube, TikTok, Facebook and Instagram and through our ‘official’ TV provider, TTT.
Part of the criteria will include # of views across the platforms, plus there will be a text voting element through our telecommunications provider, TSTT.
Our goal is to reach more than 1M viewers during the two week process of the semi final.
The 32 artistes are as follows –
- Ganesh Boodoo – DollyBoy (Canada)
- Ranjeev Ramdeen (USA)
- Prince JP (USA)
- Damian Sookram (USA)
- Vishnu Ramkaran – Vee Ram
- Sajivan Gayadeen – GVON
- Kendel Jaggernauth – Captain Kendel
- Kenneth Salick
- Nisha Ramsook
- Denesh Sookaran – Unique Touch
- Sangeeta Harrypersad
- Shazeena Ramsumair- Sexy Shazzie
- Russel M
- Ricardo Melville- Daddy Chinee
- Visham Balkissoon
- Rohanie Ramdass- Nel
- Kumar Sieunarine – MrNiceVibes
- Navin Prabhoo
- Vishan Mohammed
- Ricky Khandoo
- Mario Jitman
- Veejai Ramkissoon
- Ramrajie Prabhoo
- Neeshan Prabhoo
- Saleem Beharry
- Raquel John
- Michael Salloum
- Jairam Dindial
- Shiva Lakhan
- Raju Lalo
- Robin Jagdip
- Avinash Sookraj
There were no qualifications from Guyana.
Only 12 will move on to the Grand Final.