Dominica Carnival: Mighty T and DJ Siah win Junior Calypso Bouyon Monarch 2023

Tyce Faustin, aka Mighty T, has been crowned the 2023 Junior Calypso Monarch, while Josiah Fagan, aka DJ Siah, secured the title of Junior Bouyon Monarch in Dominica on Friday, February 3, 2023. 

Dominica Carnival: Mighty T and DJ Siah win Junior Calypso Bouyon Monarch 2023
Dominica Carnival: Mighty T and DJ Siah win Junior Calypso Bouyon Monarch 2023

Roseau, Dominica: Tyce Faustin, aka Mighty T, has been crowned the 2023 Junior Calypso Monarch, while Josiah Fagan, aka DJ Siah, secured the title of Junior Bouyon Monarch in Dominica on Friday, February 3, 2023. 

Mighty T outdid nine calypsonians at the competition held at Windsor Park Stadium and captured the title with a song entitled” I want to go overseas”. The song is sung by Ian Jackson. Tyce represented St Mary’s Academy in the competition. 

On the other hand, Junior Bouyon Monarch Josiah Fagan, aka DJ Siah, secured the title with his song “Bring Back the Bouyon.” He represented St Mary’s Primary School.  

Dominica Festivals took to Facebook and shared the update on the results of the Junior Calypso-Bouyon Monarch 2023. It is one of the events of the much-anticipated Carnival of Dominica, dubbed Mas Domnik or Real Mas 2023. The participants showcased the vibrant culture, traditions and values of the Nature Isle with their spectacular performances. 

Dominica Festivals extended greetings to the winners and cited, “The young people represent culture. Congratulations to the 2023 Junior Calypso Monarch Tyce Faustin, aka Mighty T, singing “I want to go overseas” by Ian Jackson. Congratulations to the first ever Junior Bouyon Monarch Josiah Fagan, .aka DJ Siah, with his song “Bring Back the Bouyon”.

Further, the nine finalists will join the reigning Monarch King JayDee, as they battle for the throne. The biggest calypso competition for 2023 of the Mas Domnik will be held on February 18 at Carnival City (Windsor Park Stadium). 

The show was organized by the Leo Club of Dominica. 

People are asked to don’t miss out on the biggest calypso competition for 2023. Get the tickets now and catch the show LIVE on February 18 at Carnival City.

The tickets are available until February 11, 2023, and the cost of Advance tickets is 85XCD. People can Purchase at Bullseye Pharmacy and Depex Color Lab. 

The finalists for the Monarch is as follows: 

  • Shanice | Concerned
  • Daddy Chess | Hegas No Gas
  • Trilla G | Dick Taylor Ship
  • Dice | Everything Lost
  • Black Diamond | My Granny Change
  • Tasha P | Calypso High
  • D Healer | Gangsta Society
  • MIGHTY D | Talking Dogs
  • Bobb | If I Was Prime Minister
  • King JayDee

The Commonwealth of Dominica launched the Carnival- Mas Domnik 2023 on January 14, 2023, with the official opening ceremony. From the ceremony, various events have taken place on the grounds of the country, showcasing culture, traditions, values, customs, music and the authentic nature of the locals. 

In addition, Real Mas 2023 also opened the platform for local entrepreneurs to keep their products and business ideas in the public domain. It also allowed various street vendors to flourish their business and earn efficiency. Dominica celebrates their way of living and professing life through the Carnival. 

Wishes have been poured over the winners across Dominica, and DBS Radio stated, “Congratulations to the 2023 Junior Calypso Monarch Tyce Faustin, aka Mighty T, from the St. Mary’s Academy singing “I want to go overseas.”

Leo Club also congratulated the Junior Calypso & Bouyon Monarchs 2023. Josiah “DJ Siah” Fagan- Junior Bouyon Monarch 2023 from the St. Mary’s Primary School & Tyce “Mighty T” Faustin- Junior Calypso Monarch 2023 from the St. Mary’s Academy School.

The Prevo Cinemall family would like to congratulate the Junior Calypso Monarch & Junior Bouyon Monarch winners – Josiah “DJ Siah” Fagan of the St. Mary’s Primary School and Tyce “Mighty T” Faustin of the St. Mary’s Academy.