Trinidad & Tobago Elevates Steelpan to National Instrument Status

Trinidad & Tobago Elevates Steelpan

In a resounding tribute to cultural heritage and musical innovation, Trinidad and Tobago’s Parliament has officially designated the steelpan as the national musical instrument. This landmark decision not only celebrates the steelpan’s significant contribution to national identity but also acknowledges its global influence, making Trinbagonians worldwide beam with pride. Legislative Milestone On Wednesday, July 3, […]

Nailah’s tribute to Steel Pan Legend Ken “Professor” Philmore

Ken “Professor” Philmore was a talented pannist, arranger, and composer from Trinidad and Tobago, the home of the steel pan. He was a pioneer of major proportions and he left a rich legacy in the wake of his death, on 30th September 2018. Steel Pan Inspiration Hailing from South Trinidad, he first played with Hatters, moved […]

Keishaun Julien – Tobago’s Steelpan Icon

Keishaun Julien is an icon in the making. Known for his ever-so-often viral steelpan videos on social media, Keishaun hails from the beautiful isle of Tobago. At 21 years old, Mr. Julien has established his brand and continues to grow as a household name in the steelpan fraternity. Mr. Julien was introduced to the steelpan at age […]

The Steelpan – From Our Small Island To The Middle East

Have we dropped the ball in promoting the steelpan on a global scale? Do you think it is appreciated more by other countries? What we know… Caribbean Vybez International is an entertainment company based in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.).  For more than 7 years, they have been a pioneer in promoting Caribbean culture in […]

5 Things Trinis Should Be Proud Of

1. One of the HOTTEST peppers in the world – Moruga Scorpion Pepper Move over ghost pepper, there’s a new winner in town. The Moruga Scorpion pepper, grown right here in Trinidad and Tobago, has been recently named one of the hottest peppers in the world. This is not just island hearsay. In fact, the […]