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Juniors give good account on pan

Juniors give good account on pan


The enthusiasm expressed on the faces of the youngsters seemed to make them oblivious to the downpours that frequently interrupted their performances, or any controversy linked to their art form.{{more}}

They seemed just intent to show off their skills after months of training and practice, in front of the small but appreciative crowd gathered at the Victoria Park to witness the Junior Panorama Competition.

At the end of a long and exhausting day for the young pannists, defending champions Sea Operations Starlift Steel Orchestra made it three in a row, coming out on top ahead of “the eight other pan sides contesting the finals.

Playing their cover of “Mas In The Hospital” by the Professor, Starlift took first place with 428 points to take the title for the third time in a row.

In second place was the National Lotteries Authority Sion Hill Euphonium with 364 points. Their rendition of “Rumping On A Hump” by De Rebels Band put them ahead of the Girls” High School by three points, who played Alston Becket Cyrus “Mas At Victoria”.

The six other sides competing in this year’s junior Panorama were the Layou Government School, Union Island Mandela Pan, St. Joseph’s Convent Kingstown, Questelles Symphonix, Troumaca Primary School and the CW Prescod Primary School.