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Rules - International Panorama Competition - 8th-9th August 2015

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Which is the First Steel Band to play in the First Panorama (1963 Preliminaries) in the Savannah?

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The 1st Panorama Preliminaries in the Savannah was in 1963, less than 30 Bands took part,Which is the First Steel Band that played?.Continue

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How Many Steel Bands took Part in the First Panorama in the Savannah?

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The First Panorama in Port of Spain. How Many Steel Bands took Part?. History for the Younger Pan Lovers.

Name the first band to win panorama performing at the number 1 position twice

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Mr. Valentine Young posted a "Sneaky Trick" question on September 6th, and I would have challenged him, saying, that never happened in panorama.He fooled us, because of his semantics, and the answer was a band in the South Panorama. When we hear…Continue

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Lord Blakie sang Steelband Clash in 1954, but the event took place in 1952[51].The clash in 1959 was with San Juan All Stars and Desperadoes combined with Tokyo by the hospital.

Posted by EDWARD TEDDY PINHEIRO on September 14, 2014 at 9:43pm 9 Comments

Lord Blakie sang Steelband Clash in 1954, but the event took place in 1952[51].The clash in 1959 was with San Juan All Stars and Desperadoes combined with Tokyo by the hospital.There was also another clash between two steelbands on Park Street between Frederich and Park Streets.This was not on a carnival day in the mid 50s. In those days steelbands were allowed on the streets on Discovery Day until the Baseball incident.

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Mr. Rudolph "Charlo" Charles was honoured posthumously with the Chaconia Silver Medal

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Mr. Rudolph Charles, aka Charlo, Trail, The General and The Hammer was honoured by the Head of State of Trinidad and Tobago, President Anthony Carmora.  The ceremony took place in St Ann's, Port of Spain on August 31st 2014, which was the 52nd anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago's Independence.

Mr. Charles was awarded with the Chaconia Silver Medal, 29 years after his passing in 1985.  His medal was received by his brother, Mr. Kenneth "KC" Charles.

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