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Northern Regions - Judging in the Panyards/Communities - Panorama competition: Large Conventional Steel Orchestras: at respective panyards across TRINIDAD, W.I.

January 29, 2015 from 7pm to 11pm
Jan. 29, 2015Northern Region - National Large  Conventional Preliminaries  Judging in the Panyards/Communities Time: 7:00 p.m.  Venues:  respective panyards across TRINIDAD, W.I.See More
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Cecil hinkson replied to Bugs's discussion Why is there a player shortage in Trinidad and Tobago?
"Ewart Johnson, we have educated pan people but no INDUSTRY."
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Cecil hinkson replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion PANORAMA 2015 MAKE YOUR PICK....
"DL, ! point is all that's needed, lol we doh want to put allyuh to shame, out of respect."
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Viral Video Alert: “Granny” Does Soca

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Feb 15 2015 • Pan on the Road - All Regions for Trinidad & Tobago Carnival Monday Time:February 16, 2015 all day Location:TRINIDAD & TOBAGO. W.I. City/Town:TRINIDAD & TOBAGO. W.I. Website or Map:http://www.panonthenet.com/tn… Export to …

Pan on the Road - All Regions, Trinidad & Tobago - Carnival Monday

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Ewart Johnson replied to Bugs's discussion Why is there a player shortage in Trinidad and Tobago?
"Things are happening, but unfortunately it is not a big ticket item on the National Agenda.  The Ministry of Arts and Multiculturalism launched a program two years ago, introducing music schools in the panyard/community.  This has been…"
3 hours ago
Gerard Clarke replied to Bugs's discussion Why is there a player shortage in Trinidad and Tobago?
"Glenroy, in years gone by, steelbands had around 20 good songs from Sparrow, Kitchener and others from which they can choose ten to produce an LP Starlift is a good example,however today not much is offered to produce what used to be a…"
4 hours ago
Ewart Johnson replied to Bugs's discussion Why is there a player shortage in Trinidad and Tobago?
"Interesting....  My mother told me the same thing in the sixties. "
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Ewart Johnson replied to Bugs's discussion Why is there a player shortage in Trinidad and Tobago?
"Glenroy.  The question of gender spreads across all sectors.  Take a stroll through the UWI campus and observe.  I dare say it is not limited to Trinidad either.  I am in no way suggesting that we discount our history or past…"
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Tellison A Forde replied to Bugs's discussion Why is there a player shortage in Trinidad and Tobago?
"Things and times have changed evolution,Pan players were exploited,used and abused by some big name culprits,they know themselves;you had to command respect,be well liked,skin complexion,among other things,to get a little more than Roast Breadfruit…"
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Cecil hinkson replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion PANORAMA 2015 MAKE YOUR PICK....
"Daniel L, U R a All Stars fan, I'm a Phase ll, that's the only thing keepin me from agreeing with your choice, switch All Stars and Phase ll and we have an agreement.  lol"
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Nduna Gora replied to Bugs's discussion Why is there a player shortage in Trinidad and Tobago?
"This is what we have allowed our nation to come to i am sorry to say... when a people is disconnected from there culture self hatred escalates the outcome is self distruction... We have to go back to see where we when wrong hope we we can…"
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odw replied to Bugs's discussion Why is there a player shortage in Trinidad and Tobago?
"Cecil, Protection is not my concern it capitalizing on its greater potential. Let see no Ministry for Pan, no Government initiatives to make further investment in its development, maybe it’s time we allow foreign investors to come in and help…"
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Happiest Man Alive - Tune for Panorama 2014 & Carnival 2014 composed by Gamal "Skinny Fabulous" Doyle, Machel Montano & Alex Barnwell click for full tune lyrics, picture, bio... http://j.mp/1cJT10I. From: When Steel Talks Views: 519 3 …

Happiest Man Alive - Tune for Panorama 2014 & Carnival 2014

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Cecil hinkson replied to Bugs's discussion Why is there a player shortage in Trinidad and Tobago?
"odw, who is going to protect the steelband in the land where it was born?"
8 hours ago
Cecil hinkson replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion PANORAMA 2015 MAKE YOUR PICK....
"S&S I gave Andy the benefit of the doubt, he's definitely capable of making nice music, let's see if he is really serious about competing this year. I believe Fonclaire has the chops to run with the big boys, I like their tune. As far…"
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Tellison A Forde commented on Pan Times's page Happiness - In WST Panorama Enclave
"Well i hope you all know how deep this one is !!! you Will see, when they jump and breakaway,and jump for joy and Celebrate and let their ( SPIRIT  FREE ) Not even Holy Water Could Save You All !! Domini zii Biz Bum'   "
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Why is there a player shortage in Trinidad and Tobago?

Started by Bugs in Uncategorized. Last reply by Cecil hinkson 1 hour ago. 42 Replies

Last night arranger after arranger lamented and complained about the dismal state of affairs as it relates to the shortage of players for the panorama season. It was also clear that it is having an affect on the quality of the panorama product. As…Continue

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PANORAMA 2015 MAKE YOUR PICK....

Started by Cecil hinkson in Uncategorized. Last reply by Cecil hinkson 2 hours ago. 33 Replies

It is just about that time again when pan people choose who they like for the up coming panorama. With 4 more weeks to go who do you like this year? Pick 5 bands in any or each category, you can make changes anytime you like.This is me.    …Continue

Marcia Henville - journalist & pan woman dies in fire

Started by Pan Times in Uncategorized. Last reply by Glenroy R Joseph 14 hours ago. 8 Replies

When Steel Talks extends condolences to the family and friends of journalist and panist Ms Marcia Henville. According to news reportsPopular TV show host Marcia Henville perished in a fire at her St. Augustine home on Saturday morning.C News…Continue

Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago Promote Teaching of Steelpan

Started by Pan Times in News 14 hours ago. 0 Replies

Radio Rebelde Havana, Cuba - With the objective of promoting Steelpan drum teaching in Cuba, The Traveling Caribbean Cinema Exhibition (MICC) and the legal representation of Sanch Electronix Ltd. of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, signed a…Continue

Tags: promoting, Steelpan, education, Cuba, Havana

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Snowflakes On Steel

Posted by Lennox Borel on January 26, 2015 at 1:00am 3 Comments

Last night I went to an awesome pan show in Toronto put on by the Pan Arts Network. There were four bands, Gemini Pan Groove, Panatics, Pan Fantasy and Afropan playing songs like Ol' Man River, All of Me, Bridge Over Troubled Waters, and I Believe I Can Fly. The pan performances were punctuated by unforgettable vocal performances, and drumming and dance displays. The Pan Pioneer Award was presented to Layne Clarke and the Woman in Pan Award was presented to Eulinice Clarke. The M.C., Itah Sadu… Continue

Panorama Prelims Small and Medium on Talk Radio 91.1fm

Posted by Ian Franklin on January 23, 2015 at 6:05pm 4 Comments

The Panorama Preliminaries Small and Medium is steaming on Talk Radio 91.9fm. I am locked on now.

 
 
 

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