San Juan East Side Symphony is the new National Panorama Single Pan Band champion.
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.
The Pan Trinbago produced event took place at the Basketball Court, Arima, on Sunday.
A total of 47 single pan bands performed their Panorama selection before the panel of judges over a period of seven days at their respective panyards in T&T.
Panorama 2019 is in tribute to cultural icons Ken “Professor” Philmore, Dr Winston Bailey, Winston Scarborough, Dr Ellie Mannette and Dr Clifford Alexis.
Photo by Mariela Bruzual.