PAN-JUMBIE

Female pan players to showcase talent in virtual regional competition

AG – Female pan players in Antigua and Barbuda and across the region will be able to put their talent on full display for the world to see as the Trinidad-based Steelpan Authority Woman and Steelpan Authority Music groups gear up to host a virtual competition just for women.

The ‘Girl Power, Diamonds!’ original showcase aims to put the spotlight on women from around the world playing the national musical instrument of Trinidad and Tobago.

“This showcase aims to give our excellent female panists the spotlight they genuinely deserve. Steelpan Authority Woman and Steelpan Authority Music are offering a creative window to celebrate the national musical instrument of Trinidad and Tobago globally, and simultaneously the women who epitomise its beauty.

“Girl Power, Diamonds! is more than just a competition. The presentation serves to ensure the mental and all-round well-being of the artistes. The Covid-19 pandemic has robbed many artistes of legitimate opportunities to earn in a sustaines fashion,” said executive producer Sean Nero.

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