TT – Diatonic Pan Institute presents Steel in Motion on Saturday, April 22 at 6 pm along the main streets of Siparia. This single pan competition is held in conjunction with the regional corporation and that weekend’s celebration of La Divina Pastora in Siparia. The bands start from the Diatonic panyard on Mary Street head up to High Street and through the centre of town.
A dozen Single Pan bands from all over the country are signed up. Each will perform two songs, one is a religious number of their choice and other is by the calypsonian being championed in this year’s competition. This year it is Johnny King.
Since Steel in Motion started in 2011, they have celebrated Ronnie Macintosh, Calypso Rose, Lord Nelson, Crazy, Baron, Iwer George and Black Stalin. There will be prizes for the best performance of each selection, best performer on the road and the best flag waver.