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Digital Handpan Sounds ? Digital Handpans ? Is it worth to deal with it ?

Digital Handpan Sounds ? Digital Handpans ? Is it worth to deal with it ?

Handpans have captivated me for years because of their wonderful analog and deep sounds and also because of the feel when playing. Furthermore, they are for me a wonderful example of what you could call “things that have a soul”. Human handwork in combination with experience and masterful craftsmanship is not often found in our […]

The “HANDPAN Summer 2022” is comming to an End ….

The “HANDPAN Summer 2022” is comming to an End ….

The Summer is coming to an end (at least here in europe) and tempts us to look back – also to keep the sunny, warm and beautiful memories alive as long as possible.After 2 years of “state of emergency” in which only very few events were possible, this summer of ’22 was as packed with […]

PANTRIBE and WNY – “2 unique Handpan learning experiences”

PANTRIBE and WNY – “2 unique Handpan learning experiences”

Handpans are booming. Handpan workshops, lessons and retreats too. A good reason to take a closer look at the many and very different handpan workshops/retreats on offer. Two upcoming events caught my attention and i talked to the two organizers a little…. PANIVERSE.ORG had an interview with Bernadette and Danny, organizers of the WNY HandpanSummer […]

Creativity, Music, Sounds, the Hang®, Handpans, Percussion – a talk with Manu Delago

Creativity, Music, Sounds, the Hang®, Handpans, Percussion – a talk with Manu Delago

Shortly before Manu’s new tour starts at the beginning of October, he kindly took some time to give an interesting interview for “paniverse.org” in which we talked about his musical development, his main instrument the Hang® , Handpans and his new project “Environ Me”. About Manu Delago: Two-year-old Manu Delago began what would become a […]

HANDPAN History TIMELINE – Crowdsourcing Project

HANDPAN History TIMELINE – Crowdsourcing Project

The HANDPAN-TIMELINE Project was created because of the need to finally document the real history of the Handpan. This project is crowdsourced and is only interested in facts. there are many rumours, lets see together what are the facts! To everyone who already participated in sending interesting and sometimes amazing eyeopening mailings – thank you […]

2020 –  a crazy year in many areas, also in the handpan universe

2020 – a crazy year in many areas, also in the handpan universe

This year 2020 is undoubtedly a ‘very special’ one. Thats evident in many areas . COVID has changed the world, and many of the things that have happened in the past few months were unimaginable until recently. Since we are still in the middle of this ‘COVID process‘, we cannot even estimate today where all […]

Handpan Festival Season 2020 – a summer without events ?

Handpan Festival Season 2020 – a summer without events ?

Who would have thought a few weeks ago that we are now looking forward to a summer without festivals? I think almost no one ….. Most of the announced Handpan Festivals and Gatherings for the season 2020 are now canceled – and probably, the rest of cancellations will follow soon. For me, as an organizer […]

HANDPAN Gatherings & Festivals – the 2020 season starts…

HANDPAN Gatherings & Festivals – the 2020 season starts…

It is still winter in Europe, but the 2020 Season of HANDPAN GATHERINGs and FESTIVALS has already started with the PanOz Gathering in Australia last weekend. Next will be the first edition of the “NIVAAN Handpan Festival” in Goa/India (7th-9th.Feb). In addition to the already established events, there are also premieres this year – like […]

Seasonal Change –  cozy evenings, spiced with fine sounds…

Seasonal Change – cozy evenings, spiced with fine sounds…

featured picture: Emma Mumi Grassia – Video: “Winter” (scroll down to see the Video) Even for the most stalwart optimists, it is no longer possible to ignore the onset of winter. while the last colorful leaves fall from the trees, the days are shorter and the evenings longer. but as with everything, you can also […]

International HANDPAN DAY – 13th October

International HANDPAN DAY – 13th October

Happy Handpan Day! On the 13th of October 2019, we invite you to celebrate the 1st International Handpan Day and this beautiful instrument that keeps bringing magic into the lives of people all over the world! It is almost 20 years since the first seeds for the handpan were sown. On the October 13th 1999, […]

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