Controversy threatens to disrupt the 2012 Calypso Finals

first_img Sharing is caring! LocalNews Controversy threatens to disrupt the 2012 Calypso Finals by: – February 8, 2012 Tweet Share 46 Views   7 commentscenter_img Victor “Comforter” BiqueThe results of the Calypso Semi Finals have sparked a controversy which has the potential of disrupting the 2012 Calypso Finals carded for February 18th.At the Semi Finals round adjudged by a panel of seven, the following Calypsonians successfully secured a position for the finals; Dice, Web, Sye, Soul Puss, Karessah, Bobb, Vigilante, Checko and Explosion.Victor Bique with the Calypso name ‘Comforter’ has alleged that he was unfairly treated by the association for failing to award him a place in the finals even though he scored the same as Murphy Jno. Jules ‘Sye’ in the Semi Finals.It was reported by a very reliable source closely linked to the panel of judges been revealed by a very reliable source that Sye and Comforter’s scores were tied and as such they should have both been placed in the finals or both been eliminated.The source further disclosed that the Association made a questionable decision to advance Sye to the finals and eliminate Comforter.The controversy which has now surfaced questions the quality of judging and whether or not bias has influenced the panel of judges as well as the results of the competition. Comforter has indicated that he will vigorously pursue the matter. In providing a fair and balanced report, Dominica Vibes News will seek to provide a response from the Dominica Calypso Association. Dominica Vibes News Share Sharelast_img read more