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Published 3rd March 2021, 3:18pm

The Department of Education Services (DES) invites the public to attend the remaining adjudications for the 2020/2021 staging of the National Children's Festival of the Arts (NCFA).

The adjudications, which commenced with vocal performances on Monday (1 March), will conclude at the Harquail Theatre this Friday (5 March).

Throughout the week, adjudicators will assess entries from 27 public and private schools and homeschoolers in categories including instrumentals (solo, bands and ensembles), speech, drama and dance.

DES Acting Director Mrs. Tammy Hopkins commented on the performances on day one of the adjudications.

"On Monday, I was privileged to witness several impressive vocal performances from school choirs and young soloists. The Cayman Islands are filled with talented children and young people, and I am pleased that throughout the years, we (DES) have been able to provide them with this avenue to unearth their talents in the performing arts."

Mrs. Hopkins also urged members of the public to show their support for these talented young people by attending the remaining adjudications or final concerts per the below schedule:

Instrumental Ensembles & Bands-all students 4 March 2021 9AM-1PM Cayman International School

Dance 5 March 2021 9AM-11:30AM Harquail Theatre

Drama 5 March 2021 12PM-2PM Harquail Theatre

Final Concert(Sister Islands) 6 March 2021 6PM-8PM Aston Rutty Centre

For more NCFA news and updates, contact DES Senior Customer Service Officer Nicki Samuels by telephone at 945-1199 or by email at Nicki.Samuels@gov.ky or SSIO/Customer Service Manager Mrs. Gloria Bell by telephone at 926-9727, or 945-1199 or by email at gloria.bell@gov.ky.


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