Five (5) Small Conventional Bands in the Northern Region ie West Stars. Merry Tones, Humming Birds, Harvard Harps and Flabej Now Ensemble will start the National Panorama Small Conventional Preliminaries 2020 on Monday December 09, 2019 from 7:00 pm at their respective panyards.
Continuing on Tuesday December 10 will be six (6) in that Region. Those being judged
Tuesday are Blue Diamonds, Belmont 5th Dimension, St. Margaret Super Stars, Crescendos Musical, Road Block and Defence Force Steel Orchestras.
Come Wednesday December 11, the final five (5) will go through their paces. They are Tokyo, Highlanders, Xpress 21, Morvant Ebonites and T&T Music Stars. Starting time on both days is 7:00 pm.
The four-man adjudication panel will travel to the East where they will judge fourteen (14) bands over a three –day period. Then it’s onto South Central where another twelve (12) bands will be judged. The last grouping to face the panel is Tobago where eight (8) bands will be the focus.
In this category, bands are permitted to perform with between 40 to 60 players for a maximum of eight (8) minutes.