Two (2) new Panorama champions have emerged after last evening Small and Medium Band Finals at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.
In fact, the top four positions in the Small Band category went to bands playing De Fosto's "A Blue Crescendo".
CLICO Sforzata dethroned Courts Sound Specialists of Laventille in the Medium Band category winning $600,000. Under the baton of Yohan Popwell, the band's scintillating arrangement of "Bandoleros" placed them ahead of the rest with 473 points.
With a difference of two points, NLCB Buccooneers of Tobago came in second with "Dangerous".
Over all eight bands each in two categories were judged by separate panels for cash prizes totaling $5,250,000.
The official results from Wednesday's competition are as follows:
In other related news, Single Pan Bands will be in the spotlight on Friday 20th February at South Quay, Port of Spain when 16 bands play off for the coveted title and the $180,000. first prize. Admission to the stands is $40. payable on entry. Competition starts at 7:00 pm
The following day Saturday will see eight (8) Large Conventional Bands vie for the grand prize of one million dollars and the bragging rights of "Panorama Champ". Show time is 7:00 pm. Tickets are still available at the NCC Ticket Booth, Queen's Park Savannah, and Skinner Park.
|Last Updated on Monday, 23 February 2009 13:27|