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patrick ramdoo replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ROBERT THWAITES FROM PAN AM NORTH STARS
"Happy Birthday, Bullet. Ur almost as old as me. Kandahar Krew."
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Noel replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion WHAT WENT WRONG?
"Cecil I am a little disappointed at this post. The kind of generalizations it makes and the implications of the main point you are making cannot lead to any positive discussion and forward movement.  You are generally much better than…"
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"Cecil I am a little disappointed at this post. The kind of generalizations it makes and the implications of the main point you are making cannot lead to any positive discussion and forward movement.  Come on! First "When steelbands…"
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Vonulrick Martin replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ROBERT THWAITES FROM PAN AM NORTH STARS
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Vonulrick Martin replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ROBERT THWAITES FROM PAN AM NORTH STARS
"Happy Birthday, Robert (Bullet). I wish you God's blessings, long life wealth and good health. You are a good man, you were born near mine, I just celebrated mine on Easter Sunday. Your contributions to the world of Pan is certainly steadfast,…"
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Cecil hinkson replied to The New Visionaries's discussion "BOBOL FUH SO"
"It is time someone call for an investigation into the personal finances of the pres.of PT."
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"BOBOL FUH SO"

“BOBOL FUH SO” Part 1.‘MILLIONS BEING WASTED’STEELFESTT 2013How could any organization receive over two million dollars in donations and sponsorship [$2,834,565 to be exact], to run an event [stated above], and end up with a deficit [in the red] of nearly one million dollars [$985,670 to be exact]?The grandeur of the 2012 edition of SteelfesTT, which celebrated the nation’s 50th anniversary of Independence, including performances by foreign artistes, realized a surplus of over one million dollars [$1,155,904 to be exact].The audited 2013 financial report distributed by Pan Trinbago shows significant increases in expenditure from 2012 to 2013 that are MIND BOGGLING. Moreso, since the 2013 event was a scaled down version of 2012, consisting mainly of a parade of Steelband floats.1. Advertising & Promotions: a staggering increase of over nine hundred thousand dollars [$903,628 to be exact].2. Stage Management Production: a staggering increase of over one million dollars [$1,385,305…See More
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Robert Thwaites replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ROBERT THWAITES FROM PAN AM NORTH STARS
"Thanks Keith sorry I missed you guys great performance at panorama anyway eggy trying to get in touch with you his phone is 301 552 7682 take care peace"
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Keith Maynard replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ROBERT THWAITES FROM PAN AM NORTH STARS
"Happy Birthday Robert!!! May you have lots more to enjoy. And Bede he is also in the business of manufacturing awesome steelpan players Sherwyn, Sean and Sheldon :)"
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Cecil hinkson replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion WHAT WENT WRONG?
"In the Mecca they don't know what to do with the pan/steelband and they don't want to hear what should be done with it. What Bugs spoke about is that 3rd world mentality which is responsible for stagnation of the steelband."
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The Rising Stars Youth Steel Orchestras' 2009 Annual . Performing excerpts of selected Micheal Jackson hits. Featuring the Rising Stars Dancers.

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Bugs replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion WHAT WENT WRONG?
"Let's be brutally honest. From a Trinidad and Tobago perspective the wrong type and class of people invented pan. The educated are more annoyed than proud that pan as invented Trinidad. If pan was invented in Italy there would be cathedrals…"
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ROBERT THWAITES FROM PAN AM NORTH STARS

Started by BEDE LOPEZ in News. Last reply by patrick ramdoo 1 minute ago. 5 Replies

Happy Birthday to Robert (Bullet) Thwaites, one of the original Pan am North Stars members who used to stand on a box to play the Bass. Bullet is still in the Steel band business, Teaching and Playing the Instrument, Happy Birthday again Bullet may…Continue

WHAT WENT WRONG?

Started by Cecil hinkson in Uncategorized. Last reply by Noel 21 minutes ago. 13 Replies

When steelbands were run by "badjohns" they ruled town, pan men got paid 15$-20$ and they were happy.Come 2014 the badjohns are replaced with educated people, now they want to kick steelband off the road, people don't want to pay them, they seem…Continue

"BOBOL FUH SO"

Started by The New Visionaries in Uncategorized. Last reply by Cecil hinkson 56 minutes ago. 1 Reply

“BOBOL FUH SO” Part 1.‘MILLIONS BEING WASTED’STEELFESTT 2013How could any organization receive over two million dollars in donations and sponsorship [$2,834,565 to be exact], to run an event [stated above], and end up with a deficit [in the red] of…Continue

Minister challenges Pan Trinbago:

Started by odw in News. Last reply by Peter Gray 5 hours ago. 83 Replies

Show ’em you’re world governing body for panMinister of the Arts and Multiculturalism Dr Lincoln Douglas has challenged the executive of Pan Trinbago to prove to the world that their organisation is “The World Governing Body for Pan”.The challenge…Continue

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Rudy Applewhite

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Learning to play The National Instrument of T&T.

Posted by Caspar Durant on April 15, 2014 at 7:23am 4 Comments

To all persons interested in learning to play the National Instrument of Trinidad And Tobago, you can now do so at Tunapuna Tipica Steel Orchestra pan facility, Old Health Centre, El Dorado Road, Tunapuna, on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, also on Saturdays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, Starting this Thursaday 17th April 2014. Your Tutor will be yours truly Caspar Durant, contact number 353-8781, see you there.

 
 
 

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