It’s a thirtieth anniversary edition of our triva quiz! Test your knowledge of some of the vibrant people and places who have appeared on the cover of Caribbean Beat
- The first calypsonian to appear on the cover of Caribbean Beat broke longstanding tradition by performing under his own name (rather than a sobriquet), and won T&T’s Calypso Monarch title in 1986. Who is he?
- What magnificently iconic Guyanese waterfall has appeared on the cover on two occasions, nineteen years apart?
- The July/August 2012 cover, coinciding with the London Olympics, prophetically featured the Grenadian athlete who would win his country’s first-ever Olympic gold medal. Who is he?
- Over the years, the magazine’s covers have featured wildlife including several birds, a jaguar, a trio of monkeys — but only one amphibian, a tree frog from the slopes of Trinidad’s second-highest mountain. What’s the name of this peak?
- The May/June 2014 cover depicted a scuba diver exploring a flooded limestone cavern on the largest island of the Bahamas — what’s that island’s name?
- The first Barbadian to appear on the cover was the lead singer for the popular soca band krosfyah — what’s his name?
- Our second issue depicted a space-bound rocket blasting off from what location in the Caribbean region?
- Only one writer has appeared on the cover — born in the UK to Guyanese parents, currently living in Grenada, and the author of the debut novel Buxton Spice. Who is she?
- What’s the name of the Jamaican reggae poetry band who won acclaim for their theatrical production Breadfruit Is the New Bread, Baby the year they appeared on the cover?
- Our oldest-ever cover subject is a musical legend from Tobago whose sixty-year career enjoyed a remarkable international revival in 2016 — who is she?
- David Rudder (on the cover of the Spring 1994 issue)
- Kaieteur Falls (March/April 1996 and March/April 2015)
- Kirani James
- El Tucuche (July/August 2011)
- Edwin Yearwood (September/October 1997)
- The Centre Spatial Guyanais in Kourou, French Guiana (Summer 1992)
- Oonya Kempadoo (March/April 2002)
- No-Maddz (May/June 2013)
- Calypso Rose, a.k.a. Linda McArtha Sandy-Lewis (November/December 2016)
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