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Pan Ramajay is back after 16 years

TT – It’s time to Ramajay again. The folk word which means to let go or break away is particularly true for members of the pan fraternity as the Pan Ramajay competition has returned after a 16 year hiatus. When the competition began in 1989 it was done to create a competition outside of Panorama

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Panmotion concerts to keep pannists online

TT – He first brought Panograma, the Instagram pan competition held during the height of covid19 restrictions and lockdowns. Now Nevin Roach has devised another online pan event to keep the national instrument in the public’s consciousness during the pandemic. The Tobago pannist held Panograma from April 24-May 3. In WhatsApp responses to Newsday, Roach

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Launching of the International Journal of Carnival Arts (IJCA)

UK – Volume 1: page 1-101 https://www.steelpanconference.com/volume-1 IJCA is an online journal launched by a consortium of artists, musicians, teachers, historians and academics around the world who are passionate about Carnival Arts. We want to use a new approach for sharing studies and analysis of the history, evolution and contribution that Steelpan, Mas, Calypso and

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US money for pan

TT – When the first International Pan Ramajay Competition is staged in June, more than US$16,000 will be up for grabs to the winners in three categories—Solo, Duet, Quartet. Pannists from around the globe are being invited to register to compete in the first virtual pan competition of its kind. With competition days set between

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