Young dancers go for gold in NCFA

| 11/05/2015
Cayman News Service

Young dancers compete in the National Children’s Festival of the Arts

Young dancers took center stage at the Harquail Theatre on Monday (4 May 2015). Primary and high school aged students from nine government schools and the Cayman Islands National Dance School (CINDS) presented 32 items at the National Children’s Festival of the Arts (NCFA) dance adjudications.

Dance styles on display included lyrical, jazz, contemporary and traditional and by the end of the evening judges had awarded 10 gold medals,12 silver and six bronze.

Gold medals went to the following items:

School    Item Style                                                                       
Savannah Primary Hallelujah to the Lamb Lyrical
Sir John A. Cumber Primary Soca Popular
Savannah Primary Personally Popular
Sir John A. Cumber Primary Sala Freestyle
Red Bay Primary Untitled Modern/Contemporary Duet
Bodden Town Primary Cotton Field Traditional and Creative Folk
Clifton Hunter High Mirrored Modern/Contemporary Duet
CINDS/Dance Unlimited Individual Strength Modern/Contemporary Trio
CINDS/Dance Unlimited Kon-frun-ta-tion Modern/Contemporary
Lighthouse School Whip It/Nene Popular

Judging the performances were veteran local dance instructors Anita Gough, Lorna Reid and Jackie Balls.

A number of award-winning dance items will be seen again during the NCFA final concerts 11-14 May at the Harquail Theatre from 6.00pm. For more information contact the Education Department at 945-1199.


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Category: High School, Lighthouse School, Primary School, Schools

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