San Pedro’s talent shines at the Primary School Festival of Arts

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

On Wednesday May 28th the National Institute of Culture and History, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, hosted the 2014 Primary School Festival of Arts at the Rafael Angel Nunez auditorium.
Festival Of Arts-14This year’s festival was held under the theme “Create! Express! Excite! Educate!” and a saw series of elaborate presentations from students of San Pedro Town. Performance categories included music, dance, drama, and art, and all were judged by a panel of national stakeholders in each category. Judges for the night were: Kevin Campbell, Cheret Periote, Leroy Green and Dion Williams.
Festival Of Arts-16Vivacious youngsters took to the stage as the show got underway, showing off their skills through dramatic skits, entertaining dance numbers and instrumental talent. The audience certainly was captivated by the little performers who worked so hard to put on a great show. Participating schools included Ambergris Caye Elementary, Holy Cross Anglican, Isla Bonita Elementary, New Horizon SDA, San Pedro RC, Brighter Tomorrow Preschool, Little Angels Preschool and Ambergris Caye Elementary Preschool.
Festival Of Arts-15By the end of the night three gold medals were awarded to San Pedro RC for their performance of Mambo Number 5 in the dance category, Ambergris Caye Elementary for their piano/keyboard rendition of John Legend’s popular RnB hit “All of Me” and lastly Holy Cross Anglican for their dance mix to Katy Perry’s “Roar.” In the Art category, gold medals were awarded to the following students of Isla Bonita Elementary Kyra Dawson, Zoe Cannon, Mia Cannon, and Mercelil Paz while Holy Cross Anglican was awarded with the overall silver.

Congratulations to all winners, keep on expressing yourselves through creative arts!

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