Memorial for Ralph Richardson

CH – We wanted to let you know, we now finally have a date to hold a memorial for Ralph Richardson (13.12.1936 – 20.12.2020). It will be November 5th, 2022 at 10:30 am at the Catholic Church St. Mauritius, Dorfstrasse 59, 8102 Oberengstringen, Switzerland.  → map Please start sharing with Ralph’s friends so they can

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A new factory for pan

TT – “THE steelpan is a gift that Trinidad and Tobago has shared with the world.” The words of Musical Instruments of Trinidad and Tobago (MITTCO) director Akua Leith, to a cross-section of guests earlier this month at the launch of its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on World Steelpan Day, at Diamond Vale Industrial Estate, Diego

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T&T Music Stars Steel Orchestra gets new home

TT – Amid this month’s recognition and celebration of the steelpan, the T&T Music Stars Steel Orchestra has been presented with a new home. The handing-over ceremony took place at the Chinapoo Community Centre in Morvant this morning, hosted by the East Port-of-Spain (EPOS) Development Company Limited. The Morvant-based steel orchestra, formed in 2005 in

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TT’s cultural display at Expo 67

TT – Fifty-five years ago, Canada celebrated its 200th birthday with a world’s fair called Expo ’67, still widely hailed as one of the great world-fair events of the 20th century. Millions attended and 62 countries participated. Expo 67 proved so popular that the next summer it was revived at the same site, under the

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Local company opens steelpan manufacturing facility in Diego Martin

TT – On the day the world celebrated T&T’s national instrument, came an historic day for the steelpan. The Musical Instruments of Trinidad and Tobago Company Limited (MITTCO) officially opened its doors in Diego martin, yesterday. MITTCO is a steelpan manufacturing facility at the Diamond Vale Business Park that promotes reliable artisan production of steelpans

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Celebrating World Steelpan Day

TT – Describing today’s observance of World Steel Pan Day as an auspicious occasion, Pan Trinbago’s President, Beverly Ramsey-Moore says the event is an important moment for Trinidad and Tobago. She notes that the steelpan is Trinidad and Tobago’s gift to the world – and points out that we should be proud of the achievement.

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