THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
Her Excellency’s Diamond Jubilee Bandstand Concert Series proved a resounding success. And we thank all who contributed:
Big BIG thank you to (in order of appearance)
The Trinidad and Tobago Regiment Band, The Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) Steel Orchestra, The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Band, The Trinidad and Tobago Fire Services Band and The Trinidad and Tobago Prisons Service Band.
Thank you to Air Vice Marshall Darryl Daniel, Chief of Defence Staff; Mr. McDonald Jacob,
Acting Commissioner of Police; Mr. Arnold Bristo, Chief Fire Officer and Mr. Deopersad Ramoutar, Acting Commissioner of Prisons for allowing their bands to perform.
Thank you to the Tobago House of Assembly for use of the Bandstand at the Scarborough Esplanade and your usual cordial hospitality.
Thank you to Tobago Channel 5 for carrying the Tobago concert ‘live’ and to TTT for airing the POS concerts ‘live’.
Thank you to the Public Transport Service Commission (PTSC) for, of their own volition, providing FREE shuttles from City Gate and San Fernando to our concerts in Trinidad. Your initiative was truly appreciated.
Thank you to His Worship the Mayor of San Fernando Alderman Junia Regrello for facilitating the San Fernando concert.
Thank you to the media.
Thank you to the dedicated Staff of the Office of the President who planned and executed the series.
MOST OF ALL, thank you to our audiences, the music-loving people of Trinidad and Tobago who turned out in bigger and bigger numbers at each concert, those who brought their own chairs and picnic blankets, those who danced, chipped and sang along, those who took advantage of the aforementioned PTSC shuttles to bring out their grannies, grandpas and kids, the lady in the multi-coloured Crocs who attended in both POS and Sando, (yes, we saw you!), those who viewed it on television or online, who commented and/or shared our posts on social media, to each and every one of you THANK YOU.