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UN Secretary-General Salutes Steelpan Music

The UN Secretary-General Salutes Steelpan Music in Video Message
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) and Curt Rogers

New York, USA - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) tries his hand at a steelpan drum alongside professional Curt Rogers, during the recording of a video message for the upcoming Steelpan Festival in Trinidad and Tobago. Mr. Ban described the typical Trinidadian music as a force for peace and “part of the global heritage of humankind”.

 

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (second from right) in group photo with Rodney Charles (right), Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the UN
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (second from right) in group photo with Rodney Charles (right), Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the UN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (second from right) poses for a group photo with Rodney Charles (right), Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the UN, and musicians (from left) Akash Nohire, Mangan Nohire, and professional steel pan musician Curt Rogers, before recording his video message for the upcoming Steelpan Festival in Trinidad and Tobago.

UN Photos by Evan Schneider

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