The United Nations has proclaimed 2015-2024 the International Decade for People of African Descent. This proposal is an insight to BE presented to UNESCO with a viable option for a resolution on declaring the Steel pan, a heritage symbol of traditional arts for the decade of Africans in the Diaspora. This vision is for 2020, given this International recognition, will encourage the nomination of the original designers as Anthony Williams and Elliott Mannette and others for the Nobel Prize in Physics.The steelpan design was a unique invention and ground-breaking musical discovery that added a whole new sound, tonal and orchestral quality to music for the first time in history.
BCSA Arts Conference
May 11-13, 2017
© Hameed Shaqq, 2017
The Sojourn of the Drum

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2020 in PAN
  This proposal is an insight to present UNESCO with a viable option and a resolution for declaring the Steel pan, a Heritage Symbol of traditional arts for the decade of Africans in the Diaspora. By the year 2020 given this International recognition, will encourage the nomination of the original designers as Anthony Williams and Elliott Mannette for the Nobel Prize in Physics.
Presentation by Hameed Shaqq
FROM SKINS TO STEEL
The United Nations has proclaimed 2015-2024 the International Decade for People of African Descent.

BCSA Arts Conference
May 11-13, 2017

© Hameed Shaqq, 2017

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30 YEARS OF PAN AND TRACKS
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ZANDA
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ALLAN, PATCH AND BROGOS IN SPAIN 1975
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Having a rehearsal in my Pan Den

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