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Single Pan Bands Panorama Preliminaries Kick Off November 4

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Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - National Panorama 2020 Single Pan Preliminaries judging will commence with the eight bands in the Northern Region on Monday November 4, 2019. The exercise begins at 7:00 p.m. with Music Makers, Straker Village, Picton Road, Laventille. The other seven bands will face the adjudication panel on the following day, Tuesday November 5, at the same time, with the final eight on Wednesday November 6, at 7:00 p.m.

A total of fifty-one bands will vie for thirty places in the Semi Finals round in the Arima Velodrome on Sunday November 17. Starting time is 4:00 p.m.

Thursday November 7, is the designated start for the judging of the Eastern-based bands. Seventeen bands from San Juan to Sangre Grande will face the judges over a three-day period ending on Saturday 9 November.

South/Central Region bands will have their turn on Sunday November 10 and Monday November 11. A total of eight bands will go through their paces.

The Preliminaries come to a close with three bands in Tobago on Tuesday November 12 at 8:00 p.m. The competing bands are Royal Pan Illusion, Natural Mystic and Metro Stars.

The bands will play in the following order:

  Monday November 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  
1. Music Makers 19 Straker Village, Picton Road, Laventille  
2. Spree Simon Harmonics   Picton & Eastern Main Roads, Laventille  
3. Uni Stars   Old St. Joseph Road, Bertie Marshall Blvd., Success Village, Laventille  
4. D’Untouchables Pan Groove   205 Pioneer Drive, Sea Lots  
5. Sea Lots One Love   21A Beetham Highway, Sea Lots  
6. T&T Fire Service   Fire Service HQ, Wrightson Road  
7. Police Service   Old Central Police Station, Wrightson Road  
8. Woodbrook Playboyz Steel Orch.   6 Blackman Drive, Woodbrook (Lions Civic Centre)  
  Tuesday November 5, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
9. Newtown Playboys Steel Symphony   Tragarete Road, Newtown, Woodbrook  
10.  D’Original Woodbrook Modernaires   Corner French & Tragarete Road, Woodbrook  
11.  Brimblers   Corner Warren & Gallus Streets, Woodbrook  
12.  Scrunter’s Pan Groove    Jeffers Lane, St. James  
13.  Nuttin’ Big Pan Groove   1 Roots Lane, Petit Valley  
14.  Ice Water Pan Ensemble   1 Bagatelle Road, Diego Martin  
15.  La Creole Pan Groove   La Puerta Avenue, Diego Martin  
  Wednesday November 6, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  
16.  City Sun Valley   10 Duke Street, Port of Spain  
17. Harlem Syncopators   63 Quarry Street, East Dry River  
18. Nayal Hill Steel Orchestra   Belmont Community Centre, Belmont  
19. Nostrand Symphony   Norfolk Street, Belmont (Pandemonium Yard)  
20.  Gonzales Sheikers   Basketball Court, Gonzales  
21. All Aces Symphony   Hutton Road, St. Ann’s  
22. World Wide Steel Orchestra   Hololo Mountain Road, Cascade  
23. La Famille United    48 Cascade Road, Cascade  

Single Pan Steelbands are permitted to perform with 25 to 35 players. For the purpose of the competition, each participating Single Pan band may select and perform any calypso/soca or chutney providing that the selection has not been played by the said steelband at a previous Panorama competition. Allotted playing time is six (6) minutes.

This year’s preliminary round will take place at the competing bands’ pan yards/communities.

Theme is “Celebrate De Pan.”


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