The depth of devotion pan lovers have for the instrument was quite evident on Wednesday when Carifesta XIV hosted the “Pan And Powder” event in Port of Spain.

The steelband street festival began around 6 p.m. at City Hall where The Invaders and Desperadoes steel orchestras performed several songs that included calypso, soca, reggae and pop. The audience grew steadily as the bands performed and eventually there were several hundred people around City Hall and Woodford Square taking in the music.

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