President, First Lady attend ‘A celebration of African Heritage 9’ Dance Production

Georgetown, Guyana – (August 7, 2016) President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, last evening, attended ‘A celebration of African Heritage 9’, a dance production, which was staged by the National Dance Company in collaboration with the Department of Culture, Youth and Sport at the National Cultural Centre.

The performance pieces focused the African identity, spirituality, tradition and culture and celebrated the triumph of freedom and emancipation.  The show was directed and choreographed by Ms. Vivienne Daniel and captured the imagination of audience members.

This production is a calendar event staged around this time for the past nine years to celebrate Emancipation, which is observed on August 1.

President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger (centre) are all smiles as they share a photo opportunity with the performers of 'A celebration of African Heritage 9' Dance Production, which was staged by the National Dance Company, in collaboration with the Department of Culture, Youth and Sport.

President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger (centre) are all smiles as they share a photo opportunity with the performers of ‘A celebration of African Heritage 9’ Dance Production, which was staged by the National Dance Company, in collaboration with the Department of Culture, Youth and Sport.

 

This piece, which came under 'Resolution' was a crowd favourite tat the staging of the 'A celebration of African Heritage 9' Dance Production, which was held at the National Cultural Centre, last evening.

This piece, which came under ‘Resolution’ was a crowd favourite tat the staging of the ‘A celebration of African Heritage 9’ Dance Production, which was held at the National Cultural Centre, last evening.

 

'Children of Africa'; one of the dances, which was performed this evening at the National Cultural Centre, as the students and members of the National Dance Company, staged their 'A celebration of African Heritage 9' Dance Production.

‘Children of Africa’; one of the dances, which was performed this evening at the National Cultural Centre, as the students and members of the National Dance Company, staged their ‘A celebration of African Heritage 9’ Dance Production.

 

The Dance Production captured the imagination of President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, along with members of the audience, who were present at the National Cultural Centre last evening for the event.

The Dance Production captured the imagination of President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, along with members of the audience, who were present at the National Cultural Centre last evening for the event.

 

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