The Trinidad Panorama is the largest steelpan competition in world. This annual steelband competition takes place in Trinidad every year during the Carnival, culminating the Saturday before Carnival. The competition brings out the best steel pan players (known as pannists) in the world and lasts for several weeks.
Panorama is an annual music competition of steelbands from Trinidad and Tobago . It is usually held around Carnival time.
Desperadoes Steel Orchestra
The Panorama competition brings together participants from all around the world to compete against each other for the title of Champions. The competing orchestras play a highly arranged calypso piece.
Total Career Panorama Wins – Trinidad & Tobago
|Trinidad All Stars||10|
|Phase II Pan Groove||7|
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San Juan East Side Symphony is the new National Panorama Single Pan Band Champion. The band playing at position 16 amassed 283 points with the Carlan Harewood arrangement of Aldwyn Roberts’ “Iron Man” to dethrone two-time winner Newtown Playboys Steel Symphony.
J’ouvert (pronounced “Jou-vay”) is derived from French patois and means ‘daybreak’. Jouvert marks the official start of the two day carnival celebrations in Trinidad & Tobago. It usually officially commences at 4:00 a.m. on Carnival Monday.
The Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is an annual event held on the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday in Trinidad and Tobago. The event is well known for participants’ colorful costumes and exuberant celebrations. Carnival , as it is celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago, is also celebrated in several cities worldwide.
FETES. Well, the craziest phenomenon behind Trinidad Carnival is the cost of some of these popular themed parties. Prices range from about $60 USD to about $300 USD (and, no, this is not a typo.)
After emancipation in 1834, the celebrations became noisier and more colourful, but disturbances led the government to clamp down on the use of sticks and drums. In 1934 the Tamboo Bamboo was banned too, after the instruments were sharpened to a vicious point and used as weapons between rival gangs.
Emmanuel “Fish Eye” Ollivierrie of Hell Yard is another contender for the title of first man to play a tune . He was alleged to have played “Mary had a Little Lamb.” Totie Wilson tuned his four notes to the chimes of the Queens Royal College clock.
the National Association of Trinidad and Tobago steelbandsmen