Renegades and Pan Elders ahead in the large and medium bands categories
Bp Renegades has topped the preliminary round of the National Panorama Large Band competition. The band playing Duvonne Stewart arrangement of “Year For Love” accumulated 264 points, two (2) points more than the second placed Skiffle and Phase II Pan Groove (tie 262) for their renditions of Kess’ “Hello”.
Pan Elders, defending champs, scored the most points in the Medium Band category with an aggregate of 265 points. They were followed by Petrotrin Katzenjammers, Courts Sound Specialists of Laventille and Power Stars. The three tied with 258 points each.
Adjudicators in this round were Martin Albino, Lorna Conyette, Ezra Joseph, Richard Pierre (Medium) with Corrine Soo Ping Chow, Damion Phillip, Roger Sardinah and Lennox London (Large). Draw for playing position in the two categories will be conducted at CNMG (ctv) on Thursday morning at ctv.
Fourteen (14) bands in the Medium and fourteen (14) bands in the Large categories will compete for places in the finals at the National Panorama Semi Finals and Savannah Party on Sunday January 28 at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, from 1:00 pm.
Tickets priced at $200. Grand Stand, $350. North Stand and $250. North Greens for the Semi Finals for the Pan Trinbago at NLCB Outlets and on the day of the event at the venue.
COMPLETE RESULTS OF THE MEDIUM BANDS CATEGORY
COMPLETE RESULTS OF THE LARGE BANDS CATEGORY
PHOTO : Fonclaire: With a score of 251 points NLCB Fonclaire qualifies for a spot in Sunday's large conventional band category of the 55th National Panorama Competition to be held at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain. It's tune-of-choice is titled Inside The Festival, sung by Ultimate Rejects and arranged for the band by Leon Foster Thomas. PHOTO: PAN TRINBAGO MEDIA.