QTS-U16 Winner Carsim Birmingham has emerged as winner of the DBS 2015 Christmas Song Contest.Carsim has made all Soufriere residents proud again. He beat nine other contestants in the competition which was held at the Arawak House of Culture on Sunday 20th December.
Devine Echo of St. Joseph places second, and Willis Joseph of the Kalinago Territory came in third. During an interview with State-Owned Radio DBS shortly after his win, Carsim said, “I feel amazing; I feel that I did my best, and it just turned out good for me tonight”.
He got the nod from the judges with his song “Can’t wash away this Christmas”. He was obviously satisfied with his performance, and believes that is what made the difference.“My stage presence was good, and I think my vocal quality was on top of the game tonight,” he stated.Birmingham said he will continue singing and making his family proud.
His winning prizes include a trophy sponsored by the St Thomas Dominica Association Inc, a trip for two compliments L’Express des Isles, a cell phone from Digicel, and a cash prize.Meanwhile, Echo of St. Joseph received a trophy sponsored by Jean Joseph, a cell phone and cash, while Joseph received a trophy sponsored by Network Trading Inc and a cash prize.
The other competitors were; Symes Alexander of Riviere Cyrique, Demian Dumas of Bioche, Jason ‘Ray’ Charles of Grandbay, Chris Jno Jules of Pichelin, Wilfred Bruno of Grandbay, Lloyd “De Energizer” Wayland of Salisbury, and Shirley “Lady S” Charles of the Roseau Valley.
Meantime Coordinator of the event Kimara Hurtault said the show was a success, and organizers were satisfied with the turnout. She said, “The turnout was good, and a lot of families came out to support the individuals. In spite of all challenges, we were able to have a great show”
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