Saturday, March 17, 2018

Pan music at its best at the festival*

It was with dismay that I read an article in the Express of March 1, which read “Music Festival without the steelbands’’.
This is very misleading to say the least, and it is also very untrue. As I read the article further I realised that the writer is confusing the T&T Music Festival with the Steelband Music Festival which was staged by Pan Trinbago many years ago, and which sadly, is no longer with us.
I agree completely with the writer when he says that the Steelband Music Festival, where the steelbands played the music of the masters was a wonderful development; it was a festival which had the potential of becoming an international event.

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