• Interest in the Steelpan as a musical instrument rises: Steelpan movement expands throughout the British Commonwealth with hubs in POS, Guyana, Antigua, New York, Orlando, Illinois, and London
  • TASPO hosts Steelpan manufacturing workshop in Switzerland
  • USA Navy Steelband moves to New Orleans
  • Experiments to mechanise the pan making process begin with CARIRI in T&T


Image Source The Royal Gazette, The Esso Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band