Celebrating International Day

Students at Prospect Primary School
celebrated Easter around the world during International Day Monday, 29 March.

The fun learning experiment, which
gave students a glimpse into the culture of other countries, was well supported
by parents and teachers.

A presentation by parents
highlighted musicians from various countries including harp player Eugene Leon
from Paraguay, drummer Randy Chollette from Cayman and guitarist Pastor Cassius
Feare from Jamaica.

Marie Beatrice Taylor, wife of the Governor
Duncan Taylor attended the cultural event, along with other Department of
Education staff.

She joined in the celebratory
atmosphere by sing It’s a Small World After All with students.

Prospect Primary pupils sang folk
songs, performed a number of folk dances and modelled cultural attire representing
countries including Jamaica, Honduras, Philippines New Zealand and India during
a dress parade.

Parents of students from different
countries also participated in the day of activities by sharing a part of their
cultural heritage.

Carmen
Morris, a missionary with the Sanctuary of Moses sponsor a child network in
Benin West Africa, presented the school with a cloth painting and shared information
about the foundation with students. She also thanked the students for their donations
and fundraising efforts to assist the children in the West African state.

When the presentations were concluded,
parents took in the cultural presentations displayed.

Each class had selected a different
country to study, and showcased what thehad learnt.

The halls were decorated with
colourful cultural decor including clothing, art projects, food and flags.

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Kristina McLean shows off a Jamaican cultural display at Prospect Primary School International Day.
PHOTO: JEWEL LEVY
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