Monday, December 13 2010 @ 10:35 AM AST
Contributed by: NicolaJoseph
Los Alumnos de San Juan secured title number nine, winning the National Parang Competition at Parang Headquarters on O’Meara Road, Arima on Saturday December 11, 2010. The east-based band beat out nine other parang bands from across the country to take home the top prize of $100,000 in cash.
Placing a close second were Los Amigos Cantadores, followed in third place by Amantes de Parranda.
The other finalists were:
• Voces Jovenes
• La Familia de Rio Claro
• Los Pastores
• Voces de Promesa
• La Familia de Cermona y Amigos
In photo: National Parang champs, Los Alumnos de San Juan as they performed during the Community Development Ministry’s Christmas luncheon at its head office on Jerningham Avenue on Friday December 10, 2010.
CREDITS: Information sourced from results of this year’s National Parang Competition
Photo courtesy the Ministry of Community Development