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Celebrating Fonclaire’s 55th anniversary

To commemorate their 55th anniversary this year, the NLCB Fonclaire Steel Orchestra’s events committee is drawing upon the expertise of some distinguished local and international artistes of diverse genres to perform at their celebratory concert, Fonclaire 55 The Concert, on April 25, 6 pm, at the Naparima Bowl, 19-21 Paradise Pasture, San Fernando. *Billed to[…]

Sando Mayor praises Fonclaire’s community loyalty

San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello has praised the Fonclaire Steel Orchestra for its consistency and loyalty to its community. The 55-year-old steelband is sponsored by the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) and launched a lotto centre and gift shop at its Dottin Street headquarters on Monday morning. Regrello said he believed every steelband in the[…]

Fonclaire Steel Orchestra opens Lotto outlet, gift shop

Every year, steel band leaders are at the mercy of corporate T&T, pleading for funds for the National Panorama Competition, uniforms, tuning and arrangement. But yesterday, NLCB Fonclaire Steel Orchestra took a bold step towards self-sufficiency, opening a Lotto booth and gift shop opposite its panyard along Dottin Street, San Fernando. Incorporated as a Non-Profit[…]

Fonclaire celebrates 55th year with gala concert

In partnership with the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB), Fonclaire Steel Orchestra, located at 8 Dottin Street, San Fernando, recently embarked upon transforming its organisational structure and infrastructure, affording its stage side performance space to be fully refurbished and commercialised. A gift shop and NLCB Lotto Centre, falling under the umbrella of its limited liability[…]