Panorama ‘deadin’

TT – Since its inception in 1963, the Panorama competition remains one of Carnival’s signature events. But research has shown that the event must be revisited if it is to retain and build on its core audience – mature, die-hard pan lovers. “What we were able to see is that the people who come to

Read More »

Interim Steel Bands Committee launched

GD – Former Principal of the Grenada Boys Secondary School (GBSS), Victor Ashby has been named as head of a six-member government-appointed Interim Committee to take charge of the steelband movement pending fresh elections in September for a new executive. The interim members of the body were presented to the local media Tuesday, approximately two

Read More »

Youth Steel Band Covers Vulfpeck’s ‘Animal Spirits’

US – The Hatch Steel Band has unveiled a cover of Vulfpeck‘s “Animal Spirits.” The kids who form the group are no strangers to fame. The after-school program at William Hatch Elementary School in Oak Park, Illinois, has released two albums, previously performed at Chicago Bulls and Chicago Wolves games and appeared on local radio

Read More »

Stewart out for Panorama 3-peat in 2020

TT – Duvone Stewart, who has led the BPTT Renegades Steel Orchestra to back-to-back national Panorama titles in 2018 and 2019, is looking forward to 2020, and going after the three-peat in Panorama wins. He said: “It’s on the top of the agenda for Duvone Stewart….I know it is going to be an uphill task,

Read More »

CAFE invites Pan Trinbago to Maryland

TT – Pan Trinbago has been invited to visit the Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE), Inc in Maryland, USA from June 3-10. The invitation was extended by Lorna Green, CEO and founder of the CAFE. Denise LJ Hernandez, secretary and Marcus Ash, education officer, will represent the organisation. CAFE is an award-winning not-for-profit organisation founded

Read More »