TT – Pan Trinbago is celebrating the 27th anniversary of the declaration of the steelpan as the national instrument with a series of activities during Pan Month – August.
This Saturday, a number of steelbands will be on parade at the Laventille Steelband Festival, which will take place on the Eastern Main Road from 4 pm.
The following day will be Church Service Sunday, scheduled for the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Abercromby Street, Port of Spain at 8 am. At this service there will be the blessing of the steelpan, members and the bands’ flags.
Trinity All Generation Steel and Daniel Gulston will perform, after which a parade from the church will end at Pan Trinbago’s head office, corner Duke and Melbourne Streets. There, festivities will continue with the Steelpan Appreciation Day event, beginning at 12 pm.