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.
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)