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NCF OFFERS FREE TRAINING IN COMMUNITIES

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FREE CREATIVE ARTS TRAINING IN COMMUNITIES
SIGN UP TODAY!

Have you ever wanted to wangle low, join a tuk band or perform your poetry but were not sure what steps to make? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn a skill you always dreamed of! Sign up for the second term of the National Cultural Foundation’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Community (ICH) Training Programme.

The term will run from January 16 to April 29, 2023, and intends to expose Barbadians of all ages to our intangible cultural heritage while learning a new skill. Participants can also utilize the program as part of their fun fitness regime and assist with the building of skills such as physical coordination, teamwork, communication and performance.

A total of 41 workshops will be held at the following venues across Barbados: Boscobelle Community Centre, The Alexandra School, Frederick Smith Secondary, NCF Dance Studio, St. Christopher Primary, Princess Margaret Secondary, Daphne Joseph Hackett Theatre, Ellerton Community Centre, Springer Memorial School, George Lamming Primary, Grazette Primary, Harrison College, Coleridge & Parry School.

Andrea Wells, the NCF’s Chief Cultural Officer indicated “ The first term was very successful, participants enjoyed themselves. It was a fun way to learn about our nation’s rich culture and these intangible cultural heritage forms.”

Interested participants can sign up to learn Landship Manoeuvres, Tuk Drumming, Flute, Sticklicking, African Dance, Afrobeat Dance, Street Dance, Drama & Spoken Word.
The training programme is open to beginner and intermediate participants and is absolutely free.

Interested participants can click here to register. Registration closes Thursday, January 12, 2023.

For more information please contact:
Cultural Officer, Dance: Alicia Payne/ Hurley at alicia-payne-hurley@ncf.bb | 427-6633
Cultural Officer, Theatre: Renee Taylor at renee-taylor@ncf.bb | 417-6626
Chief Cultural Officer: Andrea Wells | andrea-wells@ncf.bb | 417-6657

Written by: Info NCF

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