St. John’s, Antigua & Barbuda, W.I. - No one was happier last night when it was announced that Halcyon Steel Orchestra had won the Antigua & Barbuda 2010 National Panorama competition, than the Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda, the Honorable Baldwin Spencer. It is well known throughout the Caribbean that Prime Minister Spencer is an ardent supporter of the steelpan music genre and steelband performing arts. Moreover, Halcyon is the band that will always be dear to him because of his close association with the music organization.
....Five steel orchestras competed for Antigua and Barbuda’s 2010 National Panorama Championship title at Carnival City in the country’s capital of St. John’s. The featured bands in the competition were Gemonites, Ebonites, Harmonites, defending champions Hell’s Gate and Halcyon.read more