Arima Golden Symphony performing “A Blue Crescendo” amassed 432 points, some 13 points ahead of its nearest rival, Tornadoes, also playing “A Blue Crescendo”.
The other six qualifying bands making it to the “big yard” on Wednesday 18th February along with the finalists in the Medium Band category are:-
* Laventille Serenaders Wild & Wonderful Olatunji - 418
* San City Steel Symphony A Blue Crescendo De Fosto - 417
* Panosonic Connection A Blue Crescendo De Fosto - 413
* Casablanca Dangerous Anslem Douglas/Colin Lucas - 399
* Tunapuna All Stars Melosian Rhapsody Baron - 397
* Fascinators Pan Symphony Signal To Lara Superblue - 393
Medium bands’ finalists will be announced on Wednesday.
In addition to sweet pan music, patrons attending the Finals on Wednesday will have an opportunity to win two (2) airline tickets to any North American destination courtesy Caribbean Airlines.
In other related news the Tobago leg of the National Panorama Semi Finals will now take place on Tuesday 10th February 2009 at the Dwight Yorke Stadium, Tobago, from 8:00 pm.
This change was due to the premature end of last Saturday’s event.
As a result, the Tobago House of Assembly Conventional Champs competition scheduled for Tuesday 10th February will be held on a date to be announced.
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