LoopTT reports that Kinetic Mas, whose presentation ‘Mas Pieta’ was designed by mas legend Peter Minshall, is the Overall Band of the Year.
The Overall title, which was introduced by the National Carnival Commission (NCC) in 2019 selects the top band from across all size categories – mini, small, medium and large. K2K Alliance won with its presentation ‘Through Stained Glass Windows’ in 2019.
The announcement was made at a press conference on Wednesday 26 February at the NCC VIP Lounge at the Queen’s Park Savannah.
Large Band of the Year title also went to Kinetic Mas. Ronnie & Caro placed second with their presentation “Cry of the Serengeti” while The Lost Tribe took the third spot with “Anansi”.
In the Medium Band Category, K2K Alliance took top honours. K2K has held the Medium Band of the Year title since 2015. Image Nation took second place in this category while Exousia Mas came third.
Small Band of the Year is The First Citizens Original Jab Jab with ‘Power of the Plants’, second and third place went to Tribal Connection Cultural Promotion and Belmont Exotic Stylish Sailors respectively.
Moko Somokow retained its Mini Band of the Year title with this year’s presentation ‘Resurrection at Sorrow Hill’, Simply Cultural placed second and Jo Mas Associated took third place.
See the full list of winners (and original photo) at http://www.looptt.com/content/band-year-results