Caribbean Union Bank is sponsoring the renowned CUB Hellsgate Steel Orchestra as they participate in the 2023 Antigua’s Carnival Panorama competition.
The bank said in a press statement Friday that this partnership is a significant milestone in promoting Steelpan music, a unique art form invented in Antigua and Barbuda, and preserving our cultural heritage on a national scale.
As a leading financial institution, Caribbean Union Bank said it is committed to empowering the Nation’s talented musicians and preserving our rich cultural heritage.
The CUB said its aim is to provide a platform for the exceptional group of pannists to showcase their talent to a broader audience. This sponsorship symbolizes our continued dedication to promoting and celebrating our heritage.
Karen Richardson, General Manager of Caribbean Union Bank, expressed her pride in supporting Hellsgate Steel Orchestra, saying, “We are honored to sponsor the CUB Hellsgate Steel Orchestra as they transfer the culture of our ancestors from one generation to another through their captivating performances. At CUB, we recognize the significance of preserving indigenous culture and art. This partnership is an integral part of our commitment to promoting and celebrating our heritage.”
The collaboration between Caribbean Union Bank and The CUB Hellsgate Steel Orchestra is a testament to our dedication to corporate social responsibility. We are committed to enriching the lives of Antiguans and Barbudans beyond financial services.