Two Calypsonians are making their first entry into the national Calypso finals.
Danyan, in only his third year performed “Holey Country” at the semi final on Saturday, to force his way into the finals.
The other Calypsonian whoo advanced to the finals for the first time is De Healer, with his song titled “Hope Must Survive”.
Police officer Checko is returning to the finals this year after a few years absence.
There are two other police officers in the finals, three time monarch De Hunter and Sye.
The 9 selected for the finals are Checko, Sye, Dice, Danyan, Observer, Hunter, Tasha P, Webb and Healer.
Three former monarchs failed to reach the final.
They are Karessa, Scrunter and Tronada.