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August 11 Declared World Steelpan Day

It’s official – August 11th has been declared as “World Steelpan Day.”

This, as the United Nations adopted a Draft Resolution today at the 92nd Plenary Meeting for it to be annually observed on the UN’s calendar.

Minister of Tourism, Culture and the Arts, Randall Mitchell, spoke at a UN sitting in New York on Monday where he shared key details about the national instrument.

Mahalia Joseph-Wharton has more:

Source: website, July 26, 2023

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