St Kitts walk away with best in show at carnival


A sparkling performance from the St Kitts and Nevis Friends Association secured them the top prize at the Luton Carnival parade.

The annual Carnival Awards Evening took place on May 30 at the UK Centre for Carnival Arts after the May 24 carnival. The parade winners were:

Overall Best in Carnival

1st – St Kitts & Nevis Friends Association

2nd – Scandalous Carnival Group

3rd – Samaritans

Best Costume in Carnival 

1st – Scandalous Carnival Group with “Seasons”

2nd – Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Care Forum with “The War Within”

3rd – Samaritans with “Always at the end of the line”

Best Float

1st – Revellers Steel Band

2nd – Samaritans

3rd – Keech Hospice Care/Luton Mela

Best School 

1st – Hillborough Junior School

2nd – Farley Junior School

3rd – St Matthews Primary School

Best Walking Group – adult 

1st - Scandalous Carnival Group

Best Walking group – youth 

1st – St Kitts

Best International Visiting Group

1st – Oakleaf Stelzenkunst - Germany

2nd – Dunkelfolket - Aalborg 

Best Visiting Group

1st – Festive Road

Best Static Sound System 

Commercial & World Music - Papa Scooby

Best LSF DJ Hypa Soundz (Wardown Park)