"I think it's a great idea if can bring into the country, TT that is, badly needed foreign exchange. Not sure how successful is pan is TT schools. Last I read 18,000 + sat the 2017 SEA exams and less than 10% got into schools to advance…"
"Well, maybe some way to contact the thousands who will fly in for the Trinidad and Tobago carnival 2018, find out from them through an online questionnaire about their interest in the steel-band during the carnival season. "
"Long ago pan racks and canopies were tailored in unique ways that identified many steel-bands from each other. This was art very characteristic, not seen today by any steel-bands, forgotten or and not known to many youngsters today. All this should…"
"Not sure what you mean by 'whenever I mention carnival , the discussion devolves into a simplistic argument about "pushing pan on de road" like we did in the sixties', I always need to remind people that the big truck is not part…"
"patrick ramdoo Exodus music. After hearing Renagades medley of panorama pieces,the best, honestly cannot be on same CD. My take sun, beaches, calypso, vodka, rum, gin, I can't see classical music. TT panorama arrangements are too potent.…"
"As I expected, it all comes down to bands playing their winning panorama arrangements. It's all people want to hear, else would be boring show. Some of the classical pieces did not fit the evening. So trinis need to tighten up on their upcoming…"
"I don't think Godwin Bowen was successful at panorama competitions at the big yard. Change is good. To get respect you need to compete with the best at panorama and win. I believe he may be more successful with his craft after carnival.
"Come on Copeland there is plenty work for students. Have them use their brains to develop moveable steelband racks, with ease, for the road on carnival days. Lots of work here, investigating materials, using robotics, lightweight batteries etc. Show…"