Monday, April 22, 2024

End notes

Date:

Share post:

THE SHOWCASES of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) ended on a musical note at Frank Collymore Hall last Sunday night.
Musicians and singers converged at the Hall to deliver a splendid and flawless show to a relatively packed audience. But, the patrons were not the only reason the musicians and singers created symphonies and melodies; judges were also their target audience.
Under the watchful eyes of the judges and music lovers, over 20 contestants played violins, moved their fingers across the keys of pianos, and sang solo’s as many fought for the James Millington Music Award.
When the students of Arthur Smith Primary delivered their version of This Is What We Do, not only were members of the audience driven to cheer throughout and after their presentation, but master of ceremonies Margaret Allman Goddard was also left wondering what would be Burke’s reaction if she had seen the students performing her song.
Ignatius Byer and their Don’t Forget Bim were also memorable. The students knocked all of those Barbadians who “bypass Independence” and start celebrating Christmas in November.
As they waved flags, the students pleaded with Barbadian’s not to forget something as important as Independence to our nation.
As Leandro Layne played A Whisper on violin, it was as though the strings were connected to his heart. And Nikita Vaugh and Dario Brewster touched the right keys on the piano as they teamed up for Symphony No.5 In C Minor. (AH)

Previous article
Next article

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Sunil Narine rules out West Indies comeback for T20 World Cup

Sunil Narine has ruled himself out of a recall to West Indies' squad for the forthcoming T20 World Cup...

Taiwan rattled by 6.1 magnitude earthquake amid numerous tremors

Taiwan was hit with a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in the early hours of Tuesday local time (2:32 p.m....

Trump hush money trial was ‘election fraud pure and simple’, prosecutors say

Donald Trump “orchestrated a criminal scheme to corrupt the 2016 presidential election” by covering up an alleged affair...

Nicki Minaj throws item back into crowd after nearly getting hit by object onstage

Nicki Minaj was left unimpressed after a fan threw an object at her onstage. In a video shared by Pop Crave on...