Friday, 15 November 2013

Garifuna Culture Exhibit in Corozal

The Corozal House of Culture is pleased to present the Contributors of Garifuna Culture Exhibit You are invited to join us on On November 19th Garifuna Settlement Day for the opening, along with our other activities; a drum making workshop and Drum Circle. The exhibit will stay on display into the New Year. For more information contact 422-0071. Sounds of Garifuna drums will fill the air in Corozal Town.  It starts  at 5 p.m. The circle will consist of 30 Garifuna drums supplied and orchestrated by drum maker/performer Mr. Mark Welch. Mistress of Ceremony, Ms. Audrey Martinez will engage the audience with storytelling, song, and the Garifuna language. This event is imperative in reaching out to the Corozal community, showcasing the Garifuna culture and love of music. Join in the circle with drums provided or to bring your own and be a part of the Garifuna rhythm.

Mr. Welch will also be conducting a drum making workshop at 1 p.m. The cost is $100 to make your own drum. Interested persons may contact the House of Culture. Deadline for registration is November 15th.