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Small and West take top prizes at Grand Kadooment

Small and West take top prizes at Grand Kadooment
08 Aug

The results of this year’s Grand Kadooment are in.

And Kevin Small and Betty West are among the top performers.

Kevin Small's Fifth Element Mas - Street Talk, won small band of the year, along with the HIV/AIDS Awareness Award, traditional and most colourful small band, among other awards.

Small is also ecstatic after taking his second consecutive festival designer of the year prize.

While not revealing his secret, he notes producing quality costumes for two bands was quite challenging.

In the parade of bands Betty West won the George Dear award for best band on the road, along with large band of the year, most colourful large band, along with the top spots for topical and historical band.

CBC went to Maxwell, where West thanked her team for working long hours beside her.

While grateful for the prizes her band earned this year, she intends to query the criteria for the award of festival designer of the year.

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