C. V. Bethel School Showcased Bahamian Music and Learned Cuban Drumming

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October 22, 2018

Students of C.V. Bethel School showcased Bahamian music and learned about Cuban drumming when renowned percussionist Eduardo Cordova visited their school as part of a cultural exchange delegation, on October 18, 2018.

The students performed various Bahamian beats, including Junkanoo rhythms, and had a "jam session" with Mr. Cordova at the end.

C. V. Bethel School Showcased Bahamian Music and Learned Cuban DrummingC. V. Bethel School Showcased Bahamian Music and Learned Cuban DrummingC. V. Bethel School Showcased Bahamian Music and Learned Cuban DrummingC. V. Bethel School Showcased Bahamian Music and Learned Cuban Drumming

Among those present for the event were Senior Cultural Affairs Officer in the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture Sonovia Pierre; Resident Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas Her Excellency Ismara Mercedes Vargas Walter; members of the school's faculty and Concert Band; and other cultural and Cuban stakeholders. (BIS Photos / Eric Rose)

News date : 10/22/2018    Category : About Bahamians, Education, Press Releases

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