San Juan East Side Symphony are the new Panorama Single Pan Champs

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.

Pantrinbago Media/Communications                                                                                                        

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