San Juan East Side Symphony are the new Panorama Single Pan Champs
The band playing at position 16 amassed 283 points with the Carlan Harewood arrangement of Aldwyn Roberts’ “Iron Man” to dethrone two-time winner Newtown Playboys Steel Symphony. They tied with La Creole Pan Groove for fourth place with a total score of 273 points. See listing below for results.
The Pan Trinbago produced event took place at the Basketball Court, Arima, yesterday, Sunday February, 2019 before an enthusiastic crowd which included The Minister of Community Development, Culture & The Arts, Hon. Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, Mr. Anthony Garcia M.P., Chief Executive Officer National Carnival Commission of Trinidad & Tobago Mr. Colin Lucas, Mayor of Arima Her Worship Alderman Lisa Morris-Julian and Mrs. Sophia Philmore, wife of the late Ken “Professor” Philmore.
After the opening remarks by President Mrs. Beverley Ramsey-Moore, the first of twenty (20) finalists performed their tunes of choice before the panel of adjudicators comprising Joslynne Sealey, Dr. Audley Timothy, Brendon Moore, Bernadette Roberts, Cuthbert Matthews and Vorbin Cordice.
Selections ranged from compositions by Winston Bailey (5), Aldwyn Roberts (5), Ken “Professor” Philmore (2), Austin Lyons (2) Christopher “Tambu” Herbert (2), Slinger Francisco, Irwin Reyes Johnson, James Jovan and Clive Bradley one each.
A total of forty seven (47) Single Pan Bands performed their Panorama selection at panel of judges over a period of seven (7) days at their respective panyards in Trinidad & Tobago.
The results are as follows:
1.San Juan East Side Symphony Iron Man 283
2.Shades In Steel Both Ah Dem 280
3. T&T Fire Services Mystery Band 274
4.La Creole Pan Groove Stranger 273
4. Newtown Playboys Steel Symphony No No We Ain’t Going Home 273
6.UniStars Ah Come Out To Play 272
6. Trinidad Nostalgic Crapaud Revolution 272
8. Marsicans Rainorama 270
8. Nu Pioneers Pan Groove Flag Woman 270
10. Woodbrook Playboyz Stranger 269
10. Metro Stars Pan By Storm 269
12. New Age Trendsetters Kaka Roach 267
13. Chord Masters Free Up 266
14. San Juan All Stars Whop Cocoyea 265
15. Royal Pan Illusion Pan By Storm 263
16. Brimblers Ah Going And Party Tonight 262
17. La Famille United Janette 261
18,Arima All Stars Different Me 260
19. Blanca 47 Fantastic Friday 258
20. Edinburgh 500 Steel Ensemble Blue Fever 257
Panorama 2019 is in tribute to “Our Cultural Icons”, Ken “Professor” Philmore, Dr. Winston Bailey, Winston Scarborough, Dr. Ellie Mannette and Dr. Clifford Alexis.