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MASH 2013: Young Bill Rogers wins National Chutney Competition – video

Mashramani 2013 – We missed this entry earlier – now we have the video

Young Bill Rogers –Reigning Calypso Monarch – wins National Chutney Competition 2013

January 7, 2013 | By |   By Rehana Ashley Ahamad

Mashramani 2013 kicked off on Saturday evening last with its National Chutney Competition which was held at the National Culture Centre, and saw the first ever Afro-Guyanese winning the first prize and a chance to compete in the much anticipated International Chutney/ Soca Monarch Competition in Trinidad and Tobago for TT$1M.

Young Bill Rogers, the reigning Calypso Monarch copped the first place prize of $550,000, a trophy, and is guaranteed US $10,000 for representing Guyana in the Twin-Island Republic.

Roger’s performance was about a man coming from India to sing a chutney song for his “larki” (Hindi word for girl).  His song was titled “Chutney for my larki”.     Continue reading

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