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HOSPITAL GETS A HEALTHY DOSE OF CARNIVAL Y2K

About 300 patients and employees at the Roy L. Schneider Hospital attended Monday night's 7th annual Carnival Hospital Show put on by the V.I. Carnival Committee. It was an occasion to "jump up and sway for Carnival Y2K" for hospital personnel and pretty much anyone else who wanted to join in.
The celebration that began at dusk featured dancers, jesters, clowns, calypsonians and even bamboula dancers. The show opened with Carnival Committee executive director Caswil Callendar playing "The Virgin Islands March" on steelpan and Lad Richards performing "The Star-Spangled Banner" on the saxophone.
The Sebastien Majorettes twirled their way across the stage in the hospital lobby dancing to the rhythm of the scratch band Kiddo and Dey Ram Goat Dem. Other features included broken-bottle dancing, fire eating and a musical selection by junior calypsonian "Mighty Reds."
Among the usual Carnival parade participants who played mas at the hospital show were members of Hugga Bunch, the Jesters and the V.I. Traditional Mocko Jumbies.
There are nightly Carnival events at Lionel Roberts Stadium for the rest of the week. At 8 p.m. Tuesday is the Junior Calypso Competition. On Wednesday, Virgin Islands culture will take center stage with Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights entertaining along with the King and Queen of the Bands competition. Thursday is Brass-o-Rama, and Friday and Saturday bring the international calypso tent presentations known as Calypso Revue I and II.
For the full Carnival schedule, including ticket prices and outlets, click on Community/Other stuff.

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About 300 patients and employees at the Roy L. Schneider Hospital attended Monday night's 7th annual Carnival Hospital Show put on by the V.I. Carnival Committee. It was an occasion to "jump up and sway for Carnival Y2K" for hospital personnel and pretty much anyone else who wanted to join in.
The celebration that began at dusk featured dancers, jesters, clowns, calypsonians and even bamboula dancers. The show opened with Carnival Committee executive director Caswil Callendar playing "The Virgin Islands March" on steelpan and Lad Richards performing "The Star-Spangled Banner" on the saxophone.
The Sebastien Majorettes twirled their way across the stage in the hospital lobby dancing to the rhythm of the scratch band Kiddo and Dey Ram Goat Dem. Other features included broken-bottle dancing, fire eating and a musical selection by junior calypsonian "Mighty Reds."
Among the usual Carnival parade participants who played mas at the hospital show were members of Hugga Bunch, the Jesters and the V.I. Traditional Mocko Jumbies.
There are nightly Carnival events at Lionel Roberts Stadium for the rest of the week. At 8 p.m. Tuesday is the Junior Calypso Competition. On Wednesday, Virgin Islands culture will take center stage with Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights entertaining along with the King and Queen of the Bands competition. Thursday is Brass-o-Rama, and Friday and Saturday bring the international calypso tent presentations known as Calypso Revue I and II.
For the full Carnival schedule, including ticket prices and outlets, click on Community/Other stuff.