Primary school organizes ‘Boys only Calypso Festival’

The Massacre/Canefield teachers and students, supported by the school’s Parent Teacher Association, are organizing a ‘Boys only Calypso Festival’, carded to take place on February 11, 2010.

The event is in keeping with the theme ‘Promoting boys inclusion for progress and development’ which is being used to mark Health and Family Life Education Week from January 25-29.

Due to the massive crowd expected, the venue has been changed to the Massacre/Canefield School grounds. So far, Signman, Dr Damian Dublin and an anonymous donor have pledged their sponsorship.

However, the  coordinators of the event are confident that many others from the corporate community will join in the sponsoring of this male leadership and cultural appreciation, by primary school students.

The eight participants are :

1.Anil Ambrose (Super A)
2. Dylan Eliazard (Shatta)
3.Celune Ettienne (Mighty C)
4. Enrique Monfort (Enrique)
5. Kanaan Maronie (King Billy)
6. Kurt Simon (De Lion)
7. Hassan Green (Tripple H)
8. Shemar George (Big S)
9. Jamalie Hurtault (Jama)
10. Yanick Thomas (Yaya)

The Mighty Pawol (Alex Bruno) and some of his Calypso Association members are expected to perform as their annual contribution in promoting the art of Calypso among the youth.

This Primary School Carnival celebration will be enhanced with six  Beauties vying for the 2010 Miss Princess.

The music will be supplied by Michael Ferrol and his band. A teacher, Nadia Pinard, is coordinating this 2010 Calypso Fest. All parents, friends and well-wishers are invited. Donation are $5 for children and $10 for adults. The show begins at 3:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Principal Cynthia Morvan or Nadia Pinard at 449-1021.

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3 Comments

  1. DOMINICA'S HOME GROWN
    January 30, 2010

    Sexism live and kicking I see in DA……………………how primitive and I am shocked that in this day and age that teachers and parents will endorse this.

    I guess some will say the girls have got princess show or some talent show like this. However, I do think that girls should be able to sing and compose calypso songs if they so please and should not be excluded or prohibited from doing so.

    Talent shows can also include the boys doing whatever their talents are even that is acting skits, singing, playing an instrument, poetry, dramatization and the list goes on and on for those kids.

    Try the approach of pushing both genders boys and girls on the same frequency and not one more than the other, as the skies the limit for those who are nurtured and sore to new heights.

  2. Anonymous
    January 28, 2010

    my husband had to be part of this event…

  3. andre
    January 27, 2010

    what is the time of that event ????/

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