Archive of International News Items

Sep 17, 2015
UK - Order of Service as far away friends and family want to see it.
Sep 9, 2015
UK - Russ Henderson's death at the age of 91 will have touched a great many people worldwide. An extraordinary man whose dynamism and zest for life inspired all those that knew him, he was still playing at the age of 90 with only six serviceable fingers, a result of arthritis and Raynaud's disease.
Aug 31, 2015
UK - Results National Panorama, J'Ouvert Bomb, Best Conventional Steelband on the road, Best Traditional Steelband on the road and Junior Panorama.
Aug 24, 2015
JM - This review was written by Richard Quarless, a former student and professor at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, and an ex-member of the Panoridim Steelband. Interesting and honest. It is intended to be the first of a two part reflection of what went well and what did not. The other review will be submitted to the ICP secretariat and Pantrinbago.
Aug 24, 2015
UK - Russ Henderson, who has died aged 91, was an eloquent jazz pianist from Trinidad and a leading figure in the steelband movement in Britain. For more than six decades he used music as a focus for community cohesion and the bettering of race relations, and was directly involved in the establishment of the Notting Hill carnival in London.
Aug 19, 2015
T&T - Popular Trinidad musician Russell Henderson, 91, died yesterday morning. A son of Belmont, Henderson learned to play the piano as a young man growing up in Trinidad and, by the late 1940s, had formed his own quartet. He went on to provide background music for many local recordings by calypsonians such as Roaring Lion, Mighty Growler and Lord Pretender.
Aug 10, 2015
T&T - Results of the 1st International Panorama Competition, held at the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, 9th August 2015.
Aug 3, 2015
CA - Pan Fantasy - winner in 2012, 2013 and 2014 - captured its fourth title by amassing 272 points with a rendition of Destra's Lucy. The rest of the results is:
Aug 2, 2015
FR - France has steelbands since several decades now. They were first adopted in the French West Indian community (from Martinique and Guadeloupe), and are more widely spread since the 90s. However, beside a mailing-list gathering most of the actors (215 members), France never had any kind of formal organization.
Aug 1, 2015
CA - What began as a centennial year project grew into an annual summer tradition.

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