National Junior Panorama 2019
Unlike its senior counterpart, the National Junior Panorama 2019, registered an increase in the number of participants for this year’s competitions.
A total of 60 junior steel orchestras attached to Primary and Secondary Schools across Trinidad & Tobago have registered to compete. (See attached listing)
A total of 14 Non-School orchestras [21 and under] will also be participating in this year’s competition – there is no qualifying round in this category – all orchestras will participate in the finals.
Held under the aegis of The Multicultural Music Program Unit (MMPU) of the Ministry of Education, Pan Trinbago Inc. T.C. and the Pan In Schools Coordinating Council, 2019 marks the 44th edition of the competition.
Qualifying rounds start on Monday February 11, 2019 with the Port of Spain based schools culminating on Thursday February 14 in Tobago.
Popular tunes of choice include a number of this year’s compositions such as “Hookin Meh” (9), “Iron Love” (10), and “Party Start” (4). Shadow’s (Dr. Winston Bailey) “Dingolay” and “Stranger” as well as Kes Dieffenthaller “Hello” and “Marge Blackman and Aaron “Voice” St. Louis “Full of Vibe” are among the playlists of the entrants.
Coming out this exercise, twelve (12) Primary Schools, nine (9) Secondary Schools and fourteen (14) 21 and Under will proceed to the Grand Finals on Sunday 24 February at Carnival City, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. Starting time is 9:00 am. Admission is free.
NATIONAL SCHOOLS PANORAMA 2019 PRELIMINARY JUDGING SCHEDULE
NATIONAL JUNIOR PANORAMA 2019 21 AND UNDER CATEGORY