Trinidad and Tobago

Published on February 16th, 2017 | by Angela Fox


Tobago THA Pan Champs

A new THA Pan Champ (Large) will be crowned tomorrow Friday 17 February at the end of the Tobago Region/Tobago House of Assembly (THA) staged annual steelband competition at the Parade Square, Bacelot, Tobago.

Last year’s winner, RBC Redemption Sound Setters, has opted out of competitions and as such the field in open in that category but the band will be on the road on Carnival Monday and Tuesday.

Both Metro Stars (Single Pan Band) and Our Boys (Small Band) will be defending their respective titles.

Over all, a total of fifteen (15) steel orchestras will vie for the title of THA Pan Champs in their various categories.

The bands are:- Metro Stars, Hope Pan Groovers and Natural Mystic in the Single Pan Bands category.

Our Boys, Tobago Pan-Thers, C&B Crown Cordaans, Uptown Fascinators, T&TEC New East Side Dimension, Steel Sensations and Alpha Pan Pioneers will compete in the Small Band category.

NGC Steel Xplosion, Petrotrin Katzenjammers and NLCB Buccooneers, West Side Symphony and Carib Dixieland will do musical battle in the Large Band category.

Junior bands will have their “moment of glory” at their very own Junior Panorama on Monday 20 February at the Signal Hill Comprehensive School. Nine (9) bands have registered.

All steelbands will be competing for Cash Prizes and the THA Challenge Trophies.

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