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Cecil hinkson replied to odw's discussion Pan on a high note
"I too hope that this week conference an effective forum."
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Pan Fantasy's 4th Consecutive

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Pan Fantasy is celebrating its 4th consecutive victory in the Pan Alive competition of the Ontario Steelpan Association. A total of 10 bands...

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patrick ramdoo replied to Lincoln Depradine's discussion Pan Fantasy's 4th Consecutive
"I hope they rep Canada in T&T. sound organization. excellent music. Congrats to them."
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Pan Times replied to Lincoln Depradine's discussion Pan Fantasy's 4th Consecutive
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Agenda for ICP Youth Forum - Monday 3rd August 2015 - Faculty of...

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The ICP secretariat is hosting the Youth Forum, which is entitled Youth Empowerment Within The Steel Pan Industry - to reinforce Pan Trinbago’s...

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odw left a comment for Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho
"JJJ, I found the picture on the internet some years ago, didn't pay attention too much attention to the back story...I'm thinking not sure, it may be from the late 50s...From the movie Island in the Sun 1957, starring Harry Belafonte with…"
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Pan on a high note

An event of historic dimension takes place in Port of Spain this week with the first-ever International Conference and Panorama.The event is expected to draw people from steelpan-playing countries from around the world including expert pan players, tuners, arrangers, researchers, academics, policymakers and people who simply love pan. The three-day conference segment opens on Wednesday at the Hyatt with the theme “Globalisation and Development of the Steelpan”. Simultaneously, a Steelpan Village featuring live pan music and booths offering cultural goods and services will run at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain from Wednesday evening. The grand climax occurs on Sunday afternoon with an international Steelband Panorama featuring 24 bands, half of them from Trinidad and Tobago and the other 12 from around the world.This initiative is a significant milestone for Pan Trinbago which entrusted its planning and execution of to a high-level secretariat. The idea of an international…See More
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Cecil hinkson replied to Lincoln Depradine's discussion Pan Fantasy's 4th Consecutive
"Congratulations to Pan Fantasy."
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Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho left a comment for odw
"ODW; what band is that with the red and yellow painted pans? it seems like I know these two single strumming pan players, one who is now deceased..."
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Lincoln Depradine posted a discussion

Pan Fantasy's 4th Consecutive

Pan Fantasy is celebrating its 4th consecutive victory in the Pan Alive competition of the Ontario Steelpan Association.A total of 10 bands participated in Friday's competition, which was attended by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory.Pan Fantasy - winner in 2012, 2013 and 2014 - captured its fourth title by amassing 272 points with a rendition of Destra's Lucy. The rest of the results is:2nd: Afropan - 262 points3rd: Salah's Steelpan Academy - 257 points4th: Panatics Steelband Network - 251 points5th: JK Pan Vibrations - 235 points6th: Silhouettes - 227.5 points7th: Panmasters - 226 points8th: CCAH Steel Orchestra - 214 points9th: St Jamestown Youth Orchestra - 202 points10th: Symphonyx Steel Orchestra - 172.5 pointsSee More
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"Cess: FYI, Sounds nice. You have probably seen it already. See you at the Oval. Identify yourself. I know you backing the Phase with "woman on the bass". Very intersting. Hope all is well. Special Activity for and at the Pan Village,…"
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Youth Empowerment Within The Steel Pan Industry

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The ICP secretariat is hosting this event to reinforce Pan Trinbago’s position as the world governing body for the steel pan. The steel band...

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Youth Empowerment Within The Steel Pan Industry

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - PanTrinbago, in collaboration with the ICP, is hosting the International Conference and Panorama, which takes place from the 3rd to the 9th of August 2015.The ICP secretariat is hosting this event to reinforce Pan Trinbago’s position as the world governing body for the steel pan. The steel band movement was born over eighty years ago. To ensure its continued existence and progress, PanTrinbago is putting emphasis on youth development. There were three events designed for youth participation, one of which has already taken place with great success, the Panknowrama Secondary School Quiz. Next on the agenda is one of our more prestigious events, The Youth Forum, which is entitled Youth Empowerment Within The Steel Pan Industry.The Youth Forum takes place at the Faculty of Engineering Lecture…See More
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Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion STANDARDIZE THE STEEL PAN, A MUST
"BEDE; Pan is already STANDARDIZE, THE 4ths & 5ths TENOR PAN STANDARDIZE IT'S SELF upon CREATION in 1950, ALONG with it's counter part's the DOUBLE SECOND, TRIPLE CELLO,  in 1952, QUAD CELLO, 1968 and BASSES 1952 etc etc…"
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odw replied to Bertel Gittens's discussion FORENSIC AUDIT !?
"Here's an interesting quote from the Culture minister...the rule may not apply to all groups. Douglas: New funding policy for national festivals Published on Jul 26, 2012, "Douglas said the policy would look at the size of an organization,…"
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"CH; I have to be, because I've witness Anthony Williams and Herman "rock" Johnston while in North Stars, evolve the "TONAL QUALITIES" of these instruments in the 1950s thru 1963, from the cycle of 4ths &…"
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BEDE LOPEZ replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion STANDARDIZE THE STEEL PAN, A MUST
"This is where Standardization of the Steel Pan would come in handy for the ICP, everything would of been much easier."
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odw replied to Bertel Gittens's discussion FORENSIC AUDIT !?
"Cecil, Forensic auditing is lucrative business, combined with the Legal industry; do you really believe being WATCHED is going to change anything? By the time the decision is made, who’s awarded the contract and the legal process is cleared,…"
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Pan on a high note

Started by odw in Uncategorized. Last reply by Cecil hinkson 2 minutes ago. 1 Reply

An event of historic dimension takes place in Port of Spain this week with the first-ever International Conference and Panorama.The event is expected to draw people from steelpan-playing countries from around the world including expert pan players,…Continue

Pan Fantasy's 4th Consecutive

Started by Lincoln Depradine in Uncategorized. Last reply by patrick ramdoo 2 hours ago. 3 Replies

Pan Fantasy is celebrating its 4th consecutive victory in the Pan Alive competition of the Ontario Steelpan Association.A total of 10 bands participated in Friday's competition, which was attended by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor…Continue

Youth Empowerment Within The Steel Pan Industry

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Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - PanTrinbago, in collaboration with the ICP, is…Continue

STANDARDIZE THE STEEL PAN, A MUST

Started by BEDE LOPEZ in News. Last reply by Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho 18 hours ago. 164 Replies

Please somebody or people, Please Standardize the Steel pan, it is a MUST, so that someone or a band coming from overseas can rent the Pans to take part in Competition of Panorama/Boroughs day/Pan is beautiful/Music festival. You don't have to worry…Continue

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Toronto Carnival

Posted by Lincoln Depradine on July 19, 2015 at 12:09pm 0 Comments

Toronto’s kids’ carnival

By Lincoln Depradine

Toronto, July 19, 2015 – The Festival Management Committee (FMC), organizer of the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival, presented a public preview of what’s to be expected when…

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The O.S.A. ( again )

Posted by Jerry Bain on July 6, 2015 at 6:22pm 4 Comments

Pan Alive ‘dead’ band leader says

Pan Alive may well be alive this year but it could be wounded due to a dispute between the leaders of the two largest steel bands and Ontario Steelpan Association (OSA) over funding.

The annual presentation by OSA slated for July 31 at Lamport Stadium is a significant and popular event during Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival

“Dead!” said an adamant Wendy Jones, leader of Pan Fantasy, an 80-member core mobile…

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