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‘Twel’ Wins ‘Band Of The Year’

Image: The Tribe of Twel camp picked up another Band of the Year title. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]

THE Tribe of Twel has done it yet again – winning the Band of the Year title they first took home in 2015.

Portraying the theme, “Wi Mama MiMatlo”, the band beat out nearly a dozen other bands to win the coveted title.

Image: The Tribe of Twel camp picked up another Band of the Year title. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]
The Tribe of Twel camp picked up another Band of the Year title. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]

‘Twel’ also won first place for Best Portrayal of Theme and Individual of the Year (“Poseidon: Lord of the Deep”). The band placed second for Section of the Year (“Sailors & The Ladies Who They Love”), tied for third place with Fuzion Mas for Mas on the Move and also placed second and third in the Individual of the Year category (“Jean & Dinah”, Sharon Tanner and “Wi Mama MiMatlo”, Tanisha Nicky Williams).

Last week Thursday, the band swept through the King and Queen of the Bands, with Augier and Tanner winning both categories.

For more results from last weekend’s Carnival events, see pages 6 & 7.

Stan Bishop began his career in journalism in March 2008 writing freelance for The VOICE newspaper for six weeks before being hired as a part-time journalist there when one of the company’s journalists was overseas on assignment.

Although he was initially told that the job would last only two weeks, he was able to demonstrate such high quality work that the company offered him a permanent job before that fortnight was over. Read full bio…

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