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Carnival 2012 Accommodations

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Dinga Nov 25, 2011. 3 Replies

Hello everyone: I am a pan fanatic for more than 40 years and attended TT Carnival 1976 and 1981.  Would like to attend 2012 and find accommodations ideally with other pan lovers to visit pan yards…Continue

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John Dinga replied to Pan Times's discussion Finals Results for Large Conventional Steel Orchestras - Trinidad & Tobago Panorama - Renegades End 21-Year Title Drought
"Toronto's own Glenford Peters picked Renegades to go "all the way" during the prelims."
Feb 11
John Dinga replied to Pan Times's discussion Air of victory in Renegades’ panyard
"Glenford Peters from Toronto's New Dimension steel band picked Renegades to win it all during the Prelims."
Feb 10
John Dinga commented on Pan Times's video
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Tamboo Bamboo from this morning.

"Gotta love it.  What was the event?"
Feb 10
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BP Renegades 2018 Panorama Preliminaries

"Panyard heaven on Frederick St"
Jan 29
John Dinga commented on Pan Times's video
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BpTT Renegades - “Year For Love” - Semi Final

"Best Steelband in the World for now,"
Jan 29
John Dinga replied to Pan Times's discussion 115 steelbands get cheques
"Amen!"
Jan 29
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Petoskey Steel Drum Band - Michigan, USA

"Only one young girl dancing to the right."
May 25, 2017
John Dinga commented on Pan Times's video
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Rising Stars Steel Orchestra on the road - St. Thomas Carnival 2017

"Hey mecca of pan TNT.  Bring back the large bands on the road!  Hello to John Hodge! in the engine room."
May 3, 2017
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Rising Stars Steel Orchestra on the road - St. Thomas Carnival 2017

"This is where I became a pan and carnival addict 50 years ago.  Been to St. Thomas Carnival at least 25 times. You can't believe the sound of Rising Stars as they wind their way downtown narrow streets with buildings on each side.…"
May 3, 2017
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Mar 14, 2017
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Pan Shootout at Carnival 2013 Dimanche Gras featuring Johann Chuckaree & Dane Gulston

"I did not see Johann with Phase II in panorama this year.  Did I just miss him?"
Mar 14, 2017
John Dinga replied to Pan Times's discussion DVD of Trinidad and Tobago Large and Medium Panorama Finals 2017 Available
"Can we order on line or through mail?"
Mar 3, 2017
John Dinga replied to Randi Curvan's discussion Carnival and panorama in Piarco this year?
"For the past 5 years, I have stood in line for several hours to clear customs.  During Carnival season, more officers need to be hired.  "
Feb 25, 2017
John Dinga replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion EVERYBODY beating the PANS so HARD in this NY PANORAMA how could anybody enjoy that ...
"The real deal of NY panorama is to hear "sweet pan" on the streets surrounding the back entrance of the museum where all the bands are warming up their tunes before the competition and without the invasive amplified sound system on the…"
Sep 6, 2016
John Dinga replied to Pan Times's discussion Congratulations! New York Pan Sonatas celebrates its 45th anniversary.
"Congratulations.  Hoping to learn where the NY pan yards are this year."
Aug 1, 2016
John Dinga replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion CARNIVAL MONDAY PAN ONLY.......
"J'ouvert on Labor Day Monday morning in Brooklyn is for all pan lovers.  Carnival Monday afternoon in Trinidad for all pan is a great idea!"
May 23, 2016

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Many years as a steel pan fan from St. Thomas, Toronto, Brooklyn, Boston and yes even Trinidad

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At 9:49pm on February 16, 2012, glenford peters said…

Ah like Codrington Family Band in Small Bands.

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