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Upgraded Trinidad Valley Harps Steel Orchestra panyard

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - South Trinidad’s Valley Harps Steel Orchestra now has a refurbished and upgraded home at Sunrees Road, Penal, thanks to community activism.

The concrete structure, decorated using recycled painted strips and bits of old oil drums, was opened on Thursday afternoon.

The band’s manager Clyde Flanders recalled “getting involved in this steelband thing,” just after graduating from secondary school. The band went on to participate in the 1968 Panorama competition. placing second in San Fernando. In 1969, it placed 13th in the country and performed as a guest act at the final.


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I THOUGHT BEVERLEY and PAN TRINBAGO was REBUILDING ALL THE PAN YARDS and turning them into CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE!!!

Good job  PAN TRINBAGO

Thant you for doin something for pan.

Always   Egbert and Joyce Rollins.

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