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
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
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
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
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
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.