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Semi Finals Results for Small Conventional Steel Orchestras - Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama 2018

Update:  Full RESULTS Summary

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. -  On Saturday January 27 thirty small conventional steel orchestras performed on Park Street, facing Victoria Park in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad - in the semi-finals of their category, aiming to be among the final fourteen making it through to the championship round. These thirty were the best of the original forty-three participants at the start of the competition.

Scoring 277, defending champions La Horquetta Pan Groove are now currently tied for fourth place with Tobago’s very own Uptown Fascinators. They are just behind the top three leading at this stage - Laventille Serenaders awarded 281 points, five-time consecutive champs Arima Golden Symphony one point behind, with South/Central-based Golden Hands ranking third with 279.

Trinidad’s sister isle of Tobago is ably represented, with five representatives in total going into the finals, which are scheduled for February 8 at Skinner’s Park, San Fernando, south Trinidad.

Following are the full results for the semi-finals phase of competition for SMALL conventional steel orchestras.  Only the TOP fourteen move on to the finals.

Region  Color Key East Zone Region North Zone Region South/Central
Zone Region
Tobago Region    


Small Conventional Steel Orchestras

1st 281 -  Laventille Serenaders Dingolay Arddin Herbert
Arddin Herbert
2nd 280 Arima Golden Symphony Du Du Yemi (Black Beauty - Natasha) Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
3rd 279 -  Golden Hands Trouble Vanessa Headley
Vanessa Headley
4th 277  -  La Horquetta Pan Groove Magic Drum
Kion Robinson
4th 277   Uptown Fascinators Free Up
Ojay Richards
6th 275 -  Fascinators Pan Symphony Buss Head Yohan Popwell
Yohan Popwell
7th 273 -  Our Boys Big Girl Now Anslem “Moon” Campbell
 Anslem “Moon” Campbell
7th 273  -  Tobago Pan-Thers Far From Finished Kenneth “Panam” Clarke
Kenneth “PanAm” Clarke
9th 271R.I.P.E. (Revelation Institute for Performing Education) Birthday Party
Danté Pantin
10th 269 -  Fusion Steel Outta De Box
Dike Samai
11th 268 Harvard Harps Buss Head
Renaldo de Pieza
12th 267 -  New East Side Dimension Big Girl Now Ken “Professor” Philmore
Ken “Professor” Philmore
12th 267 -  Old Tech Steel Orchestra Doh Tell Ah Soul Sean Ramsey
14th 265 -  Alpha Pan Pioneers Prophet Of Pan
Marina Marfan
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15th 263 -  Highlanders Big Girl Now Kareem Brown
Kareem Brown
15th 263  -  Tornadoes Rack Me, Rack Me Shervon “Shev” Edward
Shervon “Shev” Edwards
15th 263  Tunapuna Tipica Full Of Vibe Harold Headley
Denzil Headley
18th 262 -  Cocorite West Wind Roti and Talkarie Gary Raymond
18th 262 -  Roadblock Magic Drum Lyndon Spencer
Lyndon “Papa Chunks” Spencer 
  20th 261 Northolus Lorraine Arthur “Bolo” Peters
20th 261 Simple Song Bandoleros Kendal Bowen
22nd 259  - Panosonic Connection Surrender Junior Sean “Wiggy” Hinds
  22nd 259  Tokyo Kaka Roach Richard “Worm” Jerry
24th 257 Jay Notes Big Girl Now
Akil Browne
25th 253 Crown Cordaans Unforgettable Victor Antoine
Victor Antoine
26th 248 Antillean All Stars We Are Conquerors Glen “Zola” Williams
26th 248 -  Trinidad Valley Harps Feeling the Feeling Steffon “Redo” Thomas
28th 245 Mt. Moriah Pan Movement I Will Always be There For You Mikhail Joseph
29th 244 Tunapuna All Stars Fly Kimberli St. Clair
Kimberli St. Clair
30th 215 Kalomo Kings Shakin’ It Jason Farrell

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