Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - Seventeen steel orchestras have registered for their category in the National Panorama Large Bands category in 2018.
Judging for the bands will begin in the Eastern Region on Saturday January 20 with five participants. Next to face the judges will be the sole Tobago band, Redemption Sound Setters, on Sunday January 21 at 8:00 p.m.
Following will be the seven bands in the North region on Monday January 22, with South/Central’s four steel orchestras closing things off on Tuesday January 23.
From this preliminary phase, fourteen large steel orchestras will proceed to the Medium & Large semi finals of the National Panorama on Sunday January 28 at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain. Starting time is 1:00 p.m.
Tasked with the responsibility of judging the bands in this [preliminary] round are Corinne Soo Ping Chow, Damion Phillip, Roger Sardinah and Lennox London.
The order of judging is as follows:
|EAST LARGE BANDS – Saturday 20 January 2018 – 7:00 p.m.|
did not appear
|Churchill-Roosevelt Highway, Morvant Junction, Morvant|
|2||Genesis Pan Groove||Lp 38 Evans Street, Curepe|
|3||Exodus||Eastern Main Road, St. John Road, St Augustine|
|4||birdsong||Corner Sapodilla & Vincent Streets, Tunapuna|
|5||Supernovas||Surrey Village, Lopinot Road, Arouca|
|TOBAGO LARGE BAND – Sunday 21 January 2018 – 8:00 p.m.|
|1||Redemption Sound Setters||Montgomery Road, Bethel|
|NORTH LARGE BANDS – Monday 22 January 2018 – 7:00 p.m.|
|1||Renegades||Charlotte Street, Port-of-Spain|
|2||Trinidad All Stars||Duke Street, Port-of-Spain|
|3||Desperadoes||Tragarete Road, Port-of-Spain|
|4||Silver Stars||Tragarete Road, Port-of-Spain|
|5||Invaders||Queen’s Park Oval Car Park|
|6||Phase II Pan Groove||Hamilton Holder Street|
|7||Starlift||Christopher Samuel Drive|
|SOUTH/CENTRAL LARGE BANDS – Tuesday 23 January, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.|
|1||Tropical Angel Harps||Main Road, Enterprise|
|2||Skiffle||Coffee Street, San Fernando|
|3||Fonclaire||77 Dottin Road, San Fernando|
|4||La Brea Nightingales||Tanti Park, Pt. D’Or, La Brea|
From the News desk of Pan Trinbago
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