AG – The donation of a brand new set of steel pans is expected to strengthen the performing arts programme at All Saints Secondary School (ASSS). The instruments, with an estimated value of EC$94,000, were presented to the school yesterday by the Sandals Foundation as part of the non-profit organisation’s thrust to advance the development
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
UK – Steel bands in Britain: their history and future. Documentation of their introduction into schools in the London area and problems facing their wider use and acceptance. From Bamboo to Steel was created at London Film School in 1976. LFSFF // BLACK HISTORY MONTH 26 OCTOBER – 1 NOVEMBER 2020 This film is being
AG – After being forced to remain closed for months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Panache Pan Academy will be reopening its doors at the end of the month. The pan academy, an initiative of Panache Steel Orchestra, was launched in 2011. Over the years, it has been instrumental in teaching well over 200
ZA – You can’t stop the music! Education Africa is forging ahead with its International Marimba and Steelpan Festival, but for the first time in a virtual format. Schools, universities colleges and institutions with Marimba and Steelpan bands from around the world will be showcased in several virtual competitions between the 1st and 13th December.
FR – En une semaine, l’association tourangelle Pan’N’Co a transformé 22 élèves en heureux musiciens de steeldrum ou pan, un instrument populaire né à Trinidad et Tobago. On en redemande au collège Mendès-France. Read more