Panorama 2020 Celebrate de Pan

NGC Couva Joylanders crowned new National Panorama Medium Band Champs

NGC Couva Joylanders crowned new National Panorama Medium Band Champs

NGC Couva Joylanders won not only the coveted National Panorama Medium Band title 2020 but also became the first steelband to be crowned at the history-making National Panorama Finals in Tobago.

The Central Trinidad- based band performing at position five won convincingly with the Stefon West arrangement of Dennis Williams/Winston Scarborough composition “It’s My Turn”.

The competition finals was held at the Dwight Yorke Stadium Parade Grounds, Bacelot, Tobago on Sunday February 16, 2020, before an sizeable audience including Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, Minister of Community Development, Culture & The Arts, Dr. The Hon. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly Kelvin Charles and National Carnival Chairman Winston Peters.

Ten (10) bands competed for the $600,000. first place cash prize and the bp Challenge Trophy.

Themed “Celebrate De Pan”, the Pan Trinbago produced competition was a collaborative effort between the Tobago House of Assembly and The National Carnival Commission of Trinidad & Tobago,

After a night of scintillating music, pure adrenalin and anticipation, the results were announced as follows:-

1 NGC Couva Joylanders Is My Turn Stefon West 285
2 Potential Symphony All Dem Tobago Gyul Amrit Samaroo 283
3 Katzenjammers Caribbean Connection Terrence BJ Marcelle 282
4 Sforzata Sailing Arddin Herbert 281
4 Curepe Scerzando My House Yohan Popwell 281
6 Pamberi Wrong Again Andre White 280
6 Siparia Deltones Festival Song Akinola Sennon 280
8 Carib Dixieland Dis Party Is It Ojay Richards 274
9 NGC Steel Xplosion Soca Global Odie Franklin 272
10 Courts Sound Specialists of Laventille Ah Feeling To Rock Seion Gomez 270

Joanna Ragbir, Lennox London, Roger Sardinha, Stephanie Power, Corinne Soo Ping Chow and Joslynne Sealey adjudicated one of the most keenly contested pan finals. 
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