Over the weekend individuals turned as much as the Sipping Room Lounge and Bar, Hastings, Christ Church for the event ‘Carnival Story’ featuring performing artiste Christina Chrissy D Dottin.
From as early as 7:30 p.m. individuals entered the eclectic restaurant where they were greeted with a complimentary welcome cocktail sponsored by Plantation Rum. The event which was hosted by Danielle Gibson and Sabrina Lee of Alpha Media and Productions (AMP), sought to spotlight Chrissy D’s achievements as she was immortalized in a mural at her alma mater Graydon Sealy Secondary School, in addition to her placement within the NCF’s People’s Selection Competition.
Chrissy D said that she was elated with the overwhelming response that she received and that it was heartwarming to know that so many individuals each from Barbados and internationally loved and appreciated her music.
“Tonight, just shows me that the work that I’m doing isn’t in vain. To know that so many individuals braved the inclement weather to return out and support me in my journey up to now means lots to me.
This yr is my tenth anniversary as a soca artiste and I’m pleased that not only do I even have a mural in my honour but that my song is resonating with individuals,” she said.
Chrissy D performed a few of her hit songs Tek Time, Wuk Me, Next 12 months and Carnival Story. She also performed alongside the artiste Da Silva, their song ‘Freedom at Last’, which was nominated within the NCF’s Top 40 People’s Selection Competition.
“I’m pleased with the response Carnival Story has been getting up to now. Once I wrote the song, I believed concerning the past two years and the way we didn’t have a Crop Over and it had me in my feelings – no lie. So, the song speaks about how Crop Over left all of us and now it’s back with none apology, but we will love Crop Over the identical,” she said.
Gibson and Lee who’re each social media strategists hosted the event to boost the artiste’s brand and connect people together with her music.
“The event was successful! We had a improbable prove with well-known DJs, local artistes and supporters of soca music. We’re excited to spotlight great brands and businesses through social media marketing and events so stay tuned,” they said. (Write Right PR Services)