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See pan pioneers on film this weekend

See pan pioneers on film this weekend

As part of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival at Carifesta XIV, US researcher and author Ray Funk will present a celebration of Pan Pioneers who have passed away. This, free to the public, will focus on Ellie Mannette, Kim Loy Wong, Cliff Alexis, Pat Bishop, Ken...
Steelband Month full of events

Steelband Month full of events

Pan Trinbago will celebrate the 27th Anniversary since the declaration of the steelpan as the national musical instrument of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago with a series of activities marking this auspicious occasion during Steelband Month, this August. On the...
Supernovas gets land to build home

Supernovas gets land to build home

Cabinet has approved the lease of a parcel of state land for use by champion conventional steel orchestra Supernovas to erect and establish its home. Agriculture Minister Senator Clarence Rambharat, shared the good news with band leader Amrit Samaroo in the form of a...
Chinese Ensemble off to Canada

Chinese Ensemble off to Canada

Almost a decade after its successful tour to Dublin, in 2010, and Beijing six years later, the Trinidad & Tobago Chinese Steel Ensemble (TTCSE) is heading to Canada. The team will be spreading its unique blend of music excellence abroad from June 29 to July 15. At...
Five-A-Side pan contest back at WeBeat

Five-A-Side pan contest back at WeBeat

  The sounds of the steelpan will resonate in St James over the next couple of days as activities to mark the annual WeBeat St James Live!, continues.  Come Sunday June 09, three original St. James steelbands: Scrunters Pan Groove, St James Tripolians and Power...