Phase II Pan Groove On Stage During Panorama 2006
Seventy One (71) Conventional Bands and 60 Single
Pan Bands have registered for this year’s National
However, 55 Conventional Bands will face the
separate panels of judges in the Preliminary Round
beginning Thursday 25th January in the East and
South/Central Regions and continuing in all four
regions until Tuesday 30th January. The remaining 16
bands (Large Band category) will advance along with
14 each in the Medium and Small categories to the
Semi Finals aka “Savannah Party” carded for Sunday
04th February at the Queen’s Park Savannah.
However, fans and pan aficionados will have the
opportunity to hear the bands (Large) at their
panyards although they will not be judged.
The National Preliminaries will continue with the
judging of the Single Pan Bands on Thursday 25th
January with bands in the Northern Region. This
category continues in all zones until Wednesday 31st
January with bands in South/Central.
Performances start at 7:00 pm (Click
Bands in all categories will be able to perform any
Calypso from the current year, or any previous year,
as long as the band has not played the composition
in a Panorama competition and arrangers are being
allowed to work with one band in each of the
Songs by De Fosto, Crazy, Colleen Ella & Taxi,
Sparrow, Destra, Patrice Roberts, Eunice Peters are
among the popular selections.
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