Cultural Domains:
Funds Allocated:
US$ 49 664.00
Beneficiary countries:
Applicant:
Cultural Development Foundation
Start date
Apr 2011
End date
Apr 2012

About the project:

The Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) aims to support an indigenous cultural industry, the steel pan music art, by training school-age youth from marginalized communities to enable them to later earn a living. At the end of the training period, a Grand Steel Pan Festival will be organized to serve as an avenue for the young participants to showcase their acquired skills and to promote public awareness of this art form. 

Results:

Trained over 200 first-time steel pan players in Saint Lucia.

Supporting the Steel Pan art form

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Project implementation period: 
2011 to 2012
About the project: 
The Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) aims to support an indigenous cultural industry, the steel pan music art, by training school-age youth from marginalized communities to enable them to later earn a living. At the end of the training period, a Grand Steel Pan Festival will be organized to serve as an avenue for the young participants to showcase their acquired skills and to promote public awareness of this art form. 
Beneficiary countries: 
Saint Lucia
Country of applicant: 
Saint Lucia
Cultural Domains: 
Funds allocated (in USD): 
USD49664.00
Sections: 
Title of the section: 
Main activities:
Short Description: 
  • Training 250 young people in steel pan art through workshops; 
  • Organising a “Grand Steel Pan Festival” as part of the graduation ceremony; 
  • Re-establishing three Community Steel Pan Centers; and 
  • Documenting and promoting the Steel Pan Art Form to promote its sustainability.
Position: 
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Organization: 
Cultural Development Foundation
Family name: 
Du Boulay
Given name: 
Barbara
Position: 
program coordinator
Year of application: 
2010
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Results: 
Trained over 200 first-time steel pan players in Saint Lucia.