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Band Award Winners 2017

Fri Mar, 2017
Band Award Winners 2017

Over 100,000 overseas visitors travelled to enjoy the Festival. Bands from the Bahamas, France, Ireland, USA, Switzerland and Germany provided the energetic soundscape for the parade. The awards for the St. Patrick’s Festival Parade International Bands today went to:

Overall Best Band:
ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITIES’ BIG RED MARCHING MACHINE, USA

Sectional Award Youth Band:
DEKALB HIGHSCHOOL MARCHING BARBS, ILLINOIS, USA

Sectional Award Adult Band:
FRANKESCHRANZER BUBENDORF, SWITZERLAND

Spirit of the Parade Award St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017:

CLONDALKIN YOUTH BAND, DUBLIN

Congratulations to the winners!