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Pan Month goes on despite pandemic

TT – Every August for the last 28 years Pan Trinbago has used the month of August to observe and celebrate pan. This year despite challenges posed by covid19, is no different. Pan Month will honour the national instrument through various online activities . The organisation’s president Beverly Ramsey-Moore said in a phone interview with

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Codrington family gets steelpan grant

TT – The Codrington Family Institute became the first steelpan manufacturers to receive money from the Ministry of Trade and Industry’s steelpan manufacturing grant fund facility at the ministry’s head office in Nicholas Towers Port of Spain on Wednesday. When CEO Kaijah Codrington 28 left school at 18 he started making steelpans. The Codrington family

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Two primary schools receive steel pan ensemble

TT – Two primary schools were last week presented with eight-piece steel pan ensemble to received aid in the holistic development of students when the new school term opens on September 1, 2020. Minister in the Ministry of Education, Dr Lovell Francis, and Cheryl Ann Wilkinson, Advisor to the Minister of Education, delivered the eight-piece

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“Pan in Unity” International Virtual Steelband Project

US – The INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL STEELBAND project “PAN IN UNITY” is calling on all Pan Players throughout the world to take part in our dream and vision of gathering 1000 Pan Players to virtually come together as one to create positive vibes and lift people’s spirits during these unprecedented times we are living in. Please

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The way in which Notting Hill Carnival will still go ahead in August

UK – Notting Hill Carnival sadly won’t be held in the traditional way this summer but all is not lost. A virtual three-day carnival will still be taking place over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The announcement comes after the West London street festival was cancelled in May due to fears around coronavirus. Notting Hill

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BP Renegades builds a business model

Fifty years ago, last month, one of the most iconic and enduring partnerships in the country – BP and Renegades – was forged. And it all happened because then prime minister Eric Williams needed a clever way to quell social unrest. “Amoco (BP’s precursor in TT) didn’t decide on the sponsorship. The government was having

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