"Is making the finals "given" to a band or is it deserved by the hard work of a band, its arranger, players, etc? It's in Ainsworth Mohammed's best interest to ensure the BEST outcome of his band. What rule is he breaking?"
"How about we go modern like gymnastics in the Olympics and post each band's score after their performance so you will know what's the score to beat and no changes can be made.
What do you all think ?? Food for thought ."
So a few of us on Facebook have been at it with our annual post-panorama discussion, and clearly what seems to be the common thread is judging. Is there a better way? Well i've always felt there are a number of things that can be added or restructured to aid in a more transparent or qualified judging process. Will love to hear what you guys think.Here goes;Honestly, maybe the judges are being asked to do too much.Let's make it simple, Change the points allocated from 100marks to 10.Have 9…See More
"i agree with most of the ideas expressed, ah just want to add some more....Place the judges on separate seats away from each other......have a senior police officer in plain clothes collect the score sheet after the performance of each…"
"I am enjoying this discussion because each one of you gentlemen are making such valid arguments, I really don't know how to get us close to coming up with a winner based on the criteria of the competition. This is why I think assigning…"
"I would say it is becoming more and more difficult to judge the big bands panorama competition in T&T especially the finals. The this past year (2017) the arrangers were stratospheric with their musical ideas and all the bands played extremely…"
"I do think we are asking the judges to do too much and we should try a different model. I would like to offer my thoughts here. I think having small panels focusing on specific tasks is a good idea. I don't agree however, with the…"
"Don't you think that there are judges who have their favorites? Well there are.,So what can be done about that.Many of you have been calling for foreign judges but if pantrinbago treat them like they treat the local judges it would certainly be…"
"Mr. Clarke: I have the utmost respect for you as a PAN AUTHORITY. So I defer to your opinions. However, when RENGADES come on the stage wearing SUCH UGLY PAJAMAS -- ah instantly lost my interest in listening to them. And dey wondering why they…"
"Claude: someone mentioned theater having an influence on the judges,that's why I asked if a band should hire any of these two people to organize the theater and decor if it will cause the judges to award points,causing them to win. Tonight in…"