National Festival of the Performing Arts Parish Finals, April 14th & 15, 2014

WHO:   JAMAICA CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (JCDC)

WHAT:  National Festival of the Performing Arts Parish Finals

WHERE: (SEE BELOW)
                                                         
WHEN:  Monday, April 14 – Tuesday, April 15, 2014

TIME: (SEE BELOW)

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) annual National Festival of the Performing Arts Competition is ongoing in the various parishes across the island. Numerous participants from schools, community groups, youth clubs, social clubs, performing arts clubs, churches as well as outstanding individual performers are competing for top parish honours as well as a chance to go on to the National Finals. The areas covered are Dance, Drama, Music, Speech and the Traditional Folk Forms. Participants are engaged in a number of workshops throughout the year before competing at the zone, parish and national levels.

We invite coverage of the Parish Finals, which showcases the best entries in each Parish, which will then move on to the National Finals in July 2013.  See schedule for Monday, April 14 to Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

 

DATE/TIME

SUBJECT

PARISH

VENUE

Monday, April 14 at 9:00am

SPEECH

Kingston & St. Andrew

Louise Bennett Garden Theatre

SPEECH & DRAMA

St. Catherine

Trinity Church Hall, Linstead

DRAMA

St. Mary

Anglican Church Hall, Port Maria

April 15 at
 9:00 a.m.

DRAMA

Kingston & St. Andrew

Louise Bennett Garden Theatre

DANCE & TRADITIONAL FOLK FORMS

St. Mary

Anglican Church Hall, Port Maria

Traditional Folk Form

St. Elizabeth

St. Mathew’s Anglican Church Hall, Santa Cruz

DANCE

St. James

St. John’s Methodist Action Centre

DANCE

Clarendon

St. Gabriel’s Anglican Church, Church Street, May Pen

SPEECH & DRAMA

St. Catherine

Trinity Church Hall, Linstead