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Star For Life Primary School’s Arts Exhibition.

posted 3 Sept 2013, 00:16 by ntobeko dlamini   [ updated 4 Sept 2014, 00:20 ]

On Friday 23 of August 350 people including; learners from six primary schools, teachers and parents came to Hluhluwe Rugby Club to admire the work and creativity of young aspiring artists. The Star For Life Primary School Arts Exhibition was the biggest primary school art exhibit Hluhluwe had ever seen. Diverse forms of art work were exhibited including; beadwork, drama, music, dance, paintings and sculpture. The aim of this exhibition was to create a platform for junior artists to showcase their talent and creativity, to develop self-esteem and confidence through arts.

SFL Mobile Health Unit Program Manager, Miss Scebile Nsele and learner from Phumlani Primary School during the face paint session at the exhibition.

Four schools participated in this event; Phumlani, Macabuzela, Intuthukoyamazulu and Nompondo Primary school. Mr Dumisani Ngubane, the Star For Life Primary Schools Coach and the organiser of the event said the exhibition was a great success, “This was the first ever Star For Life primary schools arts exhibition, learners have shown an amazing effort towards preparations of this exhibition, we’re all proud of them.”

The drum Majorette band performing at the exhibition.

Dance and music made up the majority of the entertainment at the event.  The audience was moved by the perfromance of the drum majorettes from the learners of kwaNompondo Primary school. “Marching in front of people always makes me feel so good about myself, every girl should be part of the majorette band”, said Nomusa Mdletshe a grade six learner from the school. The Primary Schools project is a Star For Life pilot programme that works in four school in Hluhluwe, the Art exhibition with a possibility to add more schools in the project in the future.