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The EMCCAN Carnival Queen Show

Nottingham Caribbean Carnival hosts the 2013 EMCCAN, Queen Show. This vibrant celebration brings together the talents of carnival artists and performers to share their creative skills, culminating in the crowning of a Regional Carnival Queen. Nottingham Caribbean Carnival are pushing … Continue reading

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Crop Over 2013 Kicks Off

The Fantastic Four Cavalcades, kicks off Barbados’ 2013 Crop Over season on the 11th of May, with the first of four warm-up events Hosted across the country, the free community outdoor events features; bustling performance areas, vendors offering culinary treats … Continue reading

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Samba Back On Streets Of Liverpool.

The UK’s biggest Brazilian Samba Carnival will take place in Liverpool City Centre. The festivities kick-off on Friday 12th July 2013 and comes to a climax with a street parade, on Saturday 20th July. On carnival day, Williamson Square will … Continue reading

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Humours Calypso Competition Closes The T&T Carnival Season

The final National Monarch title for the Trinidad And Tobago 2013 Carnival Calendar season, took place on Saturday 8th of April, at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain. Nine finalist, including the defending Monarch Myron Bruce (Myron B) each delivered … Continue reading

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Taiwan Pan Movement Going Strong Almost 25 Years On

Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA) is the home of Taiwan’s thriving pan movement. TNUA invited Cliff Alexis and Al O’Connor, both resident at NUI, to build pans back in 1988. The university saw this as an opportunity to increase its percussion offerings … Continue reading

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Northern Illinois University (NIU) Host Pan Concert Via The Internet

Northern Illinois University (NIU) will be hosting its annual Spring pan concert today. There will be performances from the All Universities Steelban, selected by audition only, pan supremo Robert Greenidge and other pan soloists. The concert also features professor of Conducting Dr … Continue reading

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State Of The Art Recording Studios For Soca Music

Soca music has been given a major boost as producer, engineer and DJ, Tony Brown of Mad Architect Music, has forged a partnership with Metaphonic Studios on Manhattan’s East Side. The $1 million dollar facility includes, professional rigs in live … Continue reading

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Reading Community Carnival Cancelled

As the coalition Government’s austerity measures begin to bite, Reading Community Carnival is the first carnival casualty for the 2013 UK carnival season. A statement, posted on the Community Carnival’s social network page, cited rising costs and reductions in the … Continue reading

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Luton Carnival Comes Earlier Than Spring

With the 2013 carnival season in full swing, preparations have begun for the UK’s carnival season. The calendar opens with one of the brightest and biggest events, Luton International Carnival. In the past, Luton has occupied the bank holiday Monday … Continue reading

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