PHOTO: Small Axe Band during the 2017 J’ouvert (official Sugar Mas photo)

By: Spokesman Newsroom

BASSETERRE, St.Kitts (JANUARY 2018)-Following the recently-concluded street activities for the St.Kitts-Nevis National Carnival (Sugar Mas), the results were as follows the self-acclaimed ‘Sweetest Band in the World’ Small Axe Band  emerged the 2017-2018 Road March Champions while Ultra Carnival took over nearly all of the segments.

For J’ouvert held on Tuesday 26th December 2017 resulted in: 1st – Egyptian Devils: Red Devils (147 points), 2nd – Colortopia: Mas Jumbies (116 points), 3rd – Xtreme Colour & Paint: Xtreme Jouvert (110 points) and 4th – Most Wanted: Grand Masters (96 points)

For the Road March title which is usually judged over two days- J’ouvert and Grand Parade the Puppy Song by Small Axe Band scored 34 points for its victory.

For the grand parade held on Monday 1st January saw the following positions: 1st – Ultra Carnival: A Wanderer’s Dream (890) points, 2nd – Fhunn Vybes: Nature’s Fury: (783 points) and 3rd: Solid SKB: The Tropics (678.5 points)

The Largest Troupe was also won by Ultra Carnival: A Wanderer’s Dream as well as Most Punctual Troupe (a repeat win)

Additionally, Ultra Carnival copped King of the Bands: Viva Mexico: Kajali Hanley-Gumbs Dream (835 points) and also Queen Of The Bands: Queen Poinciana: Welcome To St. Kitts – Iantavian Queeley (850.5 points)

Fhunn Teenz won the category for First Troupe To Release.

Sugar Maas 46 officially climaxed on Tuesday 2nd January with the Las Lap activity which saw  the return of the various parade troupes, band and other sound systems jamming through the streets of Basseterre.

The junior carnival was held on Saturday 30th December 2017.

Come tomorrow (Saturday) at 6:00 AM, Small Axe is expected to hold its victory jam along the bypass road.