The Republic Bank Mashramani Panorama Steelband Competition 2024

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The 16th Republic Bank Mashramani Panorama Steel Band Competition was held on Sunday, February 25th at the Kingston Beach, Georgetown. Steelpan enthusiasts enjoyed the sounds of nine youth bands and three large bands in keen competition.

In collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, as part of the Bank’s ‘Power to Make a Difference’ initiative, Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited's primary objective is continued sustainability of the art form.

During the past fifteen (15) years, an increased number of youths have had a greater appreciation for the art form and are becoming more involved their school bands. This is evident in the number of youth bands in the competition each year.

Competitors provided a full display of skill and talent in their performances.

Below are the 2024 competing Bands:

Youth Bands
  • Berbice High School
  • Buxton Pride
  • National School of Music
  • New Amsterdam Multilateral
  • President's College
  • Queen’s College
  • The Bishops' High School
  • West Demerara Secondary
  • Police B Division
Large Bands
  • GTT Kunjaz All Stars
  • Guyana Police Force band
  • Pangroove Steel Orchestra

The first Republic Bank sponsored competition was in 2009 and has grown over the years. The Bank’s passion for pan development in Guyana, focuses on providing avenues for the empowerment for our nation’s youth, while sustaining national art forms and our cultural heritage.

March 15, 2024
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