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North Region Small Conventional Steel Orchestra Preliminaries - Panyard Judging - Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama 2023

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - Pan lovers get the chance to support and cheer on their favorite small steel orchestras in North Trinidad when they perform in panyard judging format at respective venues. The bands are going through their preliminary paces before a panel of judges in order to make the cut for the 2023 Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama semi-finals early in the new year.

Eleven participants officially registered in the region. Six are listed for Friday December 16, 2022, the first of two nights: Trinidad & Tobago Music Stars, Laventille Serenaders, Tokyo Steel Orchestra, Highlanders, Casablanca and Roadblock.

The other five bands get their chance the following evening, Saturday December 17. Fans can expect to see Cocorite West Wind, Musical Gems, T&T Defence Force Steel Orchestra, West Stars and St. Margaret’s Superstars.

Start time both evenings is 7:00 p.m.  Venue addresses as provided are listed below.


Friday December 16 at 7:00 p.m.
1 - Trinidad & Tobago Music Stars Chinapoo Basketball Court, Morvant
2 - Laventille Serenaders Corner St. Barbs & Laventille Roads, Laventille
3 - Tokyo Steel Orchestra #2A Plaisance Road, John John, Laventille
4 - Highlanders Steel Orchestra Corner of Eastern Main Road & Williams Street, Success Village, Laventille
5 - Casablanca Steel Orchestra #31 Belmont Circular Road, Belmont
6 - Roadblock Steel Orchestra Norfolk Street, Belmont (Pandemonium Panyard)
Saturday December 17 at 7:00 p.m.
7 - Cocorite West Wind Waterhole, Cocorite
8 - Musical Gems Paragon Club, # 2 Foreshore Lands, Cocorite
9 - T&T Defence Force Steel Orchestra Defence Force Reserves, Mail Road, Tucker Valley, Chaguaramas
10 - West Stars Water Wheel Road, River Estate, Diego Martin
11 - St. Margaret’s Superstars #6 St. Margaret’s Lane, Belmont (School)

Steel orchestras from four regions—Northern, Eastern, South/Central and Tobago—are competing in these preliminaries to move on to the National Semi-finals on Saturday January 7, 2023 at Victoria Square, Park Street, Port of Spain.
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