COURTS Sound Specialists of Laventille will be participating in Pan in the 21st Century 2023. This competition showcases the most distinguished steelbands across the country.
The sponsored steelband will play live at its panyard in Quarry Road, Laventille, on June 3 in front of a selection of Pan Trinbago judges and their supporters. If successful, it will move onto the final round on June 11 at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah.
A media release said, "The steelband has not only represented Courts, but also their vibrant and talented community, delivering performances that continue to astound and inspire. Their participation in this year's Pan in the 21st Century competition is a testament to their commitment to keep our cultural spirit alive. The steel orchestra will be offering their unique and electrifying rendition of Beyoncé's Irreplaceable, promising to be a riveting performance that embodies the dynamism of contemporary music and the tradition of our national instrument."
Unicomer (Trinidad) Ltd, the parent company of Courts, is exceedingly proud of the pan players’ past achievements and continued success, particularly their outstanding performance in Panorama 2023, securing a position in the finals.
Shahad Q Ali, PRO of Unicomer, said, “I commend their determination and resilience in lobbying to compete in this competition. They've set a clear goal to expand their performances outside of the Carnival season, and to make their presence known throughout the year. Their commitment to make this happen deserves high praise."
As a brand deeply ingrained in the local community, Courts celebrates TT culture's vibrancy and uniqueness. Its support for the Courts Sound Specialists in this competition reflects its commitment to community engagement, artistic excellence, and the perpetuation of thenation's rich cultural heritage, the release said.