The Toronto District School Board hosted Panfest begins today April,26.2010 and runs till April 30th. 2010.The Festival features school steel orchestras as they showcase their musical talent and as the pannists and audience come closer together to the steel drum/pan – Trinidad and Tobago’s musical gift to the world.
Also featured at this year’s Panfest 2010 is none other but Trinidad and Tobago’s Pan Ambassador and Pan great EARL LA PIERRE Jr., family member of Chief Oridakin Ifamodupe Ifalojun.The La Pierre’s have been blessed in musical talent and promoting Trinidad and Tobago’s culture particularly the steel pan /drum.The La Pierre’s received the Consul General’s Diaspora Award for Excellence 2008 for their role in promoting steel pan music and culture internationally.
PANFEST 2010 will feature four to five schools on a daily basis at:
777BLOOR STREET/CHRISTIE STREET
THE CONCERTS ARE FREE.
The Administators of this site wish Earl La Pierre Jr. all success in his undertakings.