Schools Across St.Vincent Will A Stage Garifuna Folk Festival

Primary and secondary School students from across the country will have an opportunity to be more enlightened about local culture with the staging of the Schools’ Garifuna Folk Festival in March this year.

The festival will be held on Thursday March 12th at the Victoria Park, under the theme: ‘Children of Chatoyer, Fruits of Our Heritage’.

It is being coordinated by the Ministry of Culture as part of activities to coincide with the hosting of the 2nd International Garifuna Summit, which is set to take place here from March 8th to 15th.

Dance Development Officer in the Ministry of Culture, Maxine Browne, said the event seeks to foster a better appreciation of local culture among students.

Miss Browne said the event seeks to be a fun-filled learning experience for the students.