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High hopes to impress in PanoGrama 2022 semi-finals - Order of Appearance & Selections

May 29, 2022 - 8:00 p.m. AST (Atlantic Standard Time)

Position Name Country Tune of Choice/ Performer
1 Gabriel Chartrand Canada Mariage d’Amour - (Paul de Senneville)
2 Maurisha Potter Antigua/
Could You Be Loved  (Bob Marley and the Wailers)
3 David Yundi USA Feel the Love - (DJ Private Ryan & Freetown Collective)
4 Aquila Pereira Trinidad/
Vivir Mi Vida - (Marc Anthony)
5 Olivier Wiren France Je me suis fait tout petit  (Georges Brassens)
6 Alexander Evans Belize Welcome to Belize  (Leela Vernon)
7 Deja Cain Trinidad/
Mas Que Nada  (Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66)
8 Mathieu Borgne France Sour Apple  (Lord Kitchener)
9 Emmanuel Joseph Trinidad/
Love & Affection  (Pressure)
10 Simeon Superville Trinidad/
Hulk  (Blaxx)
11 Tevin Shockness Trinidad/
Hear My Cry Oh Lord  (Marvia Providence)
12  Jaron Woodsley Trinidad/
Just the Two of Us  (Grover Washington, Jr.)
13 Al Alexander St. Lucia Uptown Funk!  (Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars)
14 Shaquille Forbes Trinidad/
Spain  (Chick Corea)
15 Christopher Neale Trinidad/
Pan Night and Day  (Lord Kitchener)
16 Jamel Cadette Trinidad/
Sir Duke  (Stevie Wonder)
17 Malik Smith Antigua & Barbuda  Close to You  (Maxi Priest)
18 Mikiel Smith Grenada Pan by Storm  (Designer)
19 Hanif Goodridge Trinidad/
This Masquerade  (George Benson)
20 Marcus Prince Trinidad/
Can’t Stop the feeling!  (Justin Timberlake)

From the News desk of:
Panograma Entertainment

by Shenae Williams

PanoGrama Founder, Nevin Roach (left) and co-host Aundrea Wharton (right), moments before announcing the PanoGrama 2022 semi-finalists
PanoGrama Founder, Nevin Roach (left) and co-host Aundrea Wharton (right), moments before announcing the PanoGrama 2022 semi-finalists

Global - During the May 6-8 PanoGrama preliminaries, 24 panists from 9 countries graced the virtual stage to share their talent with pan enthusiasts. By the end of the three-night display of musical competence, 20 advanced to the next round. USA, Canada, France, and T&T held the top positions for the preliminaries, while Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, St. Lucia, and Grenada complete the list of countries that will be represented in the semi-finals.

Olivier Wiren of France

Olivier Wiren of France, who finished 14th in the preliminaries with his rendition of Chick Corea’s Armando’s Rhumba, is elated that he will feature in the next round.

“I’m glad and proud to be in the semis, and that the judges appreciate my work. I received some good feedback from people also. It is a good feeling because I put in a lot of work.”

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