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SAN FERNANDO ARTS COUNCIL


CREATIVE ARTS CENTRE 97C Circular Road, Mon Repos, San Fernando Tel/ Fax- 657-7665 sanfernandoartscouncil@hotmail.com

NATIONAL JUNIOR ARTS FESTIVAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS


Torrance Mohammed Winston Bramble Franklyn Phillip Irma Dyer Walid Baksh Pauline George James Lee Wah Alva Ferraz Karen De Silva Michael Gonzales Maureen Jennings Charmaine Thomas Dr. Verleen Bobb- Lewis Shella Murray Executive Festive Director Festival Director/ Music Coordinator Festival Secretary Asst. Secretary/ Coordinator- Vict. Junior Festival Advisor Coordinator- Art/ Craft Coordinator- Drama/ Literary Arts Coordinator- Caroni Coordinator- North Eastern Coordinator St. George East Coordinator- POS & Environs Coordinator- St. Patrick Coordinator- Tobago Coordinator- Mr. & Miss SANFEST 658-4815/ 620-4836/ 334-2044 655-0176/ 777-3326 657-0161/ 620-9896 658-7700/ 498-6079 653-1921/ 769-8979 657-6127 679-9388 636-4842/ 758-2768 778-8208 667-7264/ 775-2977/ 638-8239 642-7212/ 397-3611 677-5564/ 756-0389 639-5220 ext 3064 766-2322

FESTIVAL ASSISTANTS
Claris Inniss Linette Stapleton Lucille Mc Leod Gloria Seeberan Gemma Alexander Patricia Ballah Margaret Barca Sylvia C. Khan 636-7197 636-7844/ 499-1693 653-3217 762-4253 761-2603 782-2001 717-6169 757-1765

THE SAN FERNANDO ARTS COUNCIL


NATIONAL JUNIOR ARTS FESTIVAL
TUESDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER TO MONDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2012

What is the National Junior Arts Festival?


It is a national competition for talented primary and secondary school students up to the age of 19. It is endorsed by the Ministry of Education. It has as its objectives: a. To encourage the nurturing and establishment of the performing, literary and visual arts in schools b. To encourage greater participation by the students of these schools c. To provide experiences that will assist in the holistic development of students throughout the country d. To provide a forum for the exploration of the childs creative ability It is the brainchild of the San Fernando Arts Council and has been ongoing since 1970. It has served as the primary stage experience for some of the nations major artistes, including: Machel Montano, Joanne Foster, Liam Teague, Atiba Williams, Michael Zephyrine, Faye Ali Bocas, Victoria Cooper and Megan Walrond. The theme this year is The Arts- A Pathway to Motivation, Inspiration and Unity. Competition takes place in three divisions, namely: Visual Arts Literary Arts Performing Arts (with three additional classes: Public Speaking, Limbo Dancing and Social Dances) See Appendix 2 for details relating to Festival categories.

Festival Dates and Venues


25th September to 26th November 2012 Please see details in Appendix 1 (pages 9 to 14).

Prizes
Cash prizes Tokens for Steelband Ensembles who qualify for the finals ONLY. 43 challenge trophies or special awards for primary schools 44 challenge trophies or special awards for secondary schools
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Certificates for each participant Please see details in Appendix 6 (pages 29 & 30). The criteria for Best Overall School is as follows:a. The School must participate in at least three (3) of the five (5) divisions as recorded in the Syllabus (See appendix) b. A Point System will be applied to the performance in the divisions in which the school has participated. i. Excellence 15 points ii. Merit 10 points iii. Participation 5 points iv. Winner of category 5 points The School attaining most points will be declared the winner and will receive a Challenge Trophy, a Replica and a Cash Prize.

General Rules of the Junior Arts Festival


FESTIVAL SCHEDULES AND VENUES Competitors must comply with the schedule as arranged by the festival committee. Preliminaries will be held in the educational districts of Port-of-Spain & Environs, St. George East, North Eastern, Victoria, St. Patrick, Tobago and South Eastern. Venues are subject to change, and are selected entirely on the basis of the number of entries submitted from each district. PUNCTUALITY All participants must arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of session on the day of their performance. Sessions begin as follows: MORNING SESSIONS AFTERNOOON SESSIONS 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION All participants must report to the registration officer immediately upon their arrival on the days of their performances with a copy of the completed daily registration form (see Appendix 5, page 27) Participants in Verse Speaking, Story Telling and Choral Speaking must submit four pieces to be presented Participants in the One-Act Play and Skit classes must submit a cast list to the Registrar
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After registration, participants should acquaint themselves with their position in the order of appearance before leaving the registration area. ADMISSION A daily admission fee will be charged during the preliminaries. Entrance fees are as follows:EVENT Preliminaries Finals Command Performances CHILDREN (under 12yrs)/ STUDENTS IN UNIFORM $5.00 $10.00 $25.00 ADULTS/TEACHERS/ STUDENTS OUT OF UNIFORM $10.00 $20.00 $50.00

PERFORMERS/NON-PERFORMERS Costumed performers should dress before arrival at the venue. Performers must use the back or stage entrance. It is expected that teachers will supervise performers backstage at all times. Performers must await the adjudicators bell before starting their performances. Performers should not form part of the audience until after their performance. All students occupying the auditorium are expected to conduct themselves at all times in an orderly manner befitting a theatre. Students in uniform, but not accompanied by a teacher, will not be allowed to purchase tickets. Teachers are asked to control their charges, both performing and non-performing, at all times.

FACILITIES A keyboard and or piano will be available for the music division. All participants whose performances require the use of CDs must check the sound technician immediately after registration. Bags and containers are not allowed into the auditorium where the Festival is being held. Please note that the San Fernando Arts Council and the National Junior Arts Festival Committee will therefore not be held responsible for the security or loss of personal items.

REMARKS SHEETS AND CERTIFICATES Adjudicators written remark sheets will be distributed on stage at the end of the adjudicating period for the Preliminaries. Certificates and medals (for soloists and duets) will be distributed on stage after the adjudicators remarks.
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FINALISTS All performers qualifying for the finals must ensure that they collect their qualification cards before leaving the performing venue. Finalists should take the adjudicators remarks into consideration and improve their performances for the finals. Two choirs will proceed to the finals from each category.

QUERIES
Principals, teachers, tutors, parents and guardians with queries should contact any National Junior Arts Festival Committee Coordinator or the office. Any protests, objections or observations must be submitted in writing within 48 hours to the Festival Committee.

GENERAL REMINDERS Participating schools are responsible for their travelling and any other expenses which may be incurred at any stage of the Festival. All Visual Art pieces should be submitted on the first day of preliminaries to the respective venues. Entry forms are not required for visual arts. Participants in the Visual Arts division are reminded to collect their pieces on the designated day after the finals. The management and staff at the various venues or the members of the Junior Arts Festival Committee will not be held responsible for any losses or destruction of pieces. The command performance is meant to be a presentation which reflects a cross section of the entire Festival. A Certificate of Excellence and or a trophy, therefore, is no guarantee of selection for same.

How to Enter the National Junior Arts Festival 2012


Entry forms (Appendix 3 on pages 23 & 24 of this booklet) may be submitted at any of the nine locations listed in Appendix 4 on page 25. A registration fee of $25.00 plus $5.00 per class must accompany entries. Entries close on Tuesday 18th September 2012. Only original works will be accepted in the visual arts and creative writing categories. No piece of work offered in another competition within the last two (2) years will be accepted in ANY class. Principals and tutors are kindly asked to fill out the daily registration form (Appendix 5 on page 27 of this booklet) for each performing art class in which your school will be participating.

Where to Enter the Festival


Please see Appendix 4 on page 25.

Mr & Miss SANFEST Teen Talent Competition 2012


This competition is open to male and female students between the ages of 13 and 19 who are registered students of secondary schools in Trinidad and Tobago. It showcases performances in dance, drama or music. Each school is allowed two participants at the auditions. Students under 18 years old must obtain written parental consent. The school must fall under the aegis of the Ministry of Education. The school must be registered to participate in the upcoming National Junior Arts Festival. At the auditions, participants will be expected to perform an item in dance, drama or music. The item must not exceed four minutes in length. Auditions take place as follows: Sunday 30th September 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Sunday 7th October, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Creative Arts Centre, #97C Circular Road, Mon Repos, San Fernando. Application forms may be photocopied. Should you require any additional information, kindly contact any of the following: Mr. Winston Bramble - 777-3326 Ms. Shella Murray - 766-2322 The Office - 657-7665. Please see Appendix 7 on pages 31 to 32 of this syllabus for the application form.

APPENDICES

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APPENDIX1

NATIONAL JUNIOR ARTS FESTIVAL 2012 SCHEDULE


PRELIMINARIES
CARONI/ VICTORIA EDUCATIONAL DISTRICTS
VENUE
Creative Arts Centre 97C Circular Road Mon Repos San Fernando

DATE

TIME
9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.

SCHOOL
Primary Primary

DIVISION
Visual Arts
Dramatized Speech

CLASS
All Classes 14 15B 16A 16B 17 18 All Classes 14 15B 16A 16B 17 18 22, 23, 24, 25A 19, 20, 21, 26A, 26B 22, 23, 24, 25A 19, 20, 21, 26A, 26B 15A 15A 27, 28, 29, 30 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 27, 28, 29, 30 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36

Tuesday 25th Sept. 2012

1:00 p.m.

Primary

Public Speaking Verse Speaking Monologue Story Telling Choral Speaking Visual Arts
Dramatized Speech

9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. Wednesday 26th Sept. 2012

Secondary Secondary

1:00 p.m.

Secondary

Public Speaking Verse Speaking Monologue Story Telling Choral Speaking Music Music Music Music Skit Skit Dance Dance Dance Dance

Thursday 27th Sept. 2012 Friday 28th Sept. 2012 Monday 1st October. 2012 Tuesday 2nd Oct. 2012 Wednesday 3rd Oct. 2012

9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

Primary Primary Secondary Secondary Primary Secondary Primary Primary Secondary Secondary

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SOUTH EASTERN EDUCATIONAL DISTRICT


VENUE
Princes Town West Secondary

DATE
Thursday 27th Sep. 2012

TIME
9:00 a.m.

SCHOOL
Primary

DIVISION
Drama Music Dance Visual Arts Drama Music Dance

CLASS
All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes

Princes Town West Secondary

9:00 a.m. Friday 28th Sept. 2012

Primary & Secondary Secondary

NB:JudgingfortheVisualArtsDivisiontakesplaceonFriday28thSeptemberforbothprimary&secondaryschools

PORT-OF-SPAIN & ENVIRONS EDUCATIONAL DISTRICT


VENUE
Venue to Be Announced

DATE

TIME
9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.

SCHOOL
Primary Primary

DIVISION
Visual Arts
Dramatized Speech

CLASS
All Classes 14 15B 16A 16B 17 18 All Classes 14 15B 16A 16B 17 18 22, 23, 24, 25A 19, 20, 21, 26A, 26B 22, 23, 24, 25A 19, 20, 21, 26A, 26B 15 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 15 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 12

Monday 1st Oct. 2012

1:00 p.m.

Secondary

Public Speaking Verse Speaking Monologue Story Telling Choral Speaking Visual Arts
Dramatized Speech

Public Speaking Verse Speaking Monologue Story Telling Choral Speaking 9:00 a.m. Tuesday 2 Oct. 2012
nd

Primary Primary

Music Music

1:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. Wednesday 3rd Oct. 2012 1:00 p.m.

Secondary Secondary

Music Music

9:00 a.m. Thursday 4th Oct. 2012

Primary

Skit Dance Skit Dance

1:00 p.m.

Secondary

32, 33, 34, 35, 36

TOBAGO EDUCATIONAL DISTRICT

VENUE
Fairfield Complex

DATE
Thursday 18th Oct. 2012

TIME
9:00 a.m.

SCHOOL
Primary

DIVISION
Drama Music Dance Visual Arts Drama Music Dance

CLASS
All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes

Fairfield Complex

9:00 a.m. Friday 19 Oct. 2012


th

Primary & Secondary Secondary

NB:JudgingfortheVisualArtsDivisiontakesplaceonFriday19 Octoberforbothprimary&secondaryschools

th

NORTH EASTERN EDUCATIONAL DISTRICT


VENUE
Guaico Secondary School Turure Road, Guaico

DATE
Thursday 4th Oct. 2012

TIME
9:00 a.m.

SCHOOL
Primary & Secondary Primary

DIVISION
Visual Arts Drama Music Dance Drama Music Dance

CLASS
All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes

9:00 a.m. Friday th 5 Oct. 2012

Secondary

NB:JudgingfortheVisualArtsDivisiontakesplaceonThursday4thOctoberforbothprimary&secondaryschools

ST. PATRICK EDUCATIONAL DISTRICT


VENUE
Fyzabad Secondary School

DATE
Monday 15 Oct. 2012
th

TIME
9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

SCHOOL
Primary Secondary

DIVISION
Visual Arts Drama Visual Arts Drama Music

CLASS
All Classes All Classes All Classes All Classes 22, 23, 24, 25A, 19, 20, 21, 26A, 26B 22, 23, 24, 25A, 19, 20, 21, 26A, 26B 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 13

9:00 a.m. Tuesday 16th Oct. 2012

Primary

1:00 p.m.

Secondary

Music

Wednesday

9:00 a.m.

Primary

Dance

17th Oct. 2012 1:00 p.m. Secondary Dance

32, 33, 34, 35, 36 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36

ST. GEORGE EAST EDUCATIONAL DISTRICT


VENUE
Venue to Be Announced

DATE

TIME
9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.

SCHOOL
Primary Primary

DIVISION
Visual Arts
Dramatized Speech

CLASS
All Classes 14 15B 16A 16B 17 18 All Classes 14 15B 16A 16B 17 18 22, 23, 24, 25A 19, 20, 21, 26A, 26B 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 22, 23, 24, 25A 19, 20, 21, 26A, 26B 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36

Monday 8th Oct. 2012

1:00 p.m.

Secondary

Public Speaking Verse Speaking Monologue Story Telling Choral Speaking Visual Arts
Dramatized Speech

Public Speaking Verse Speaking Monologue Story Telling Choral Speaking 9:00 a.m. Tuesday 9th Oct. 2012 1:00 p.m. Primary Primary Music Dance

9:00 a.m. Wednesday 10th Oct. 2012 1:00 p.m.

Secondary Secondary

Music Dance

PAN IN SCHOOL ADJUDICATION


DISTRICT
North Eastern & Caroni POS & Environs & St. George East Victoria South Eastern & St. Patrick Tobago

DATE
th Friday 5 October, 2012

TIME
10:00am 10:00am.

Thursday 11th October, 2012 Thursday 18th October, 2012 Friday 19th October, 2012 Friday 19th October, 2012

10:00am 10:00am 10:00am

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FINALS
Creative Arts Centre, 97C Circular Road, Mon Repos, San Fernando

VISUAL ARTS
DATE
Monday 22nd & Tuesday 23rd October 2012 Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th October 2012

SCHOOL LEVEL
Primary

DISTRICT
All

CLASS
All

TIME
Schools to set up from 8:00 a.m. on Day 1 Judging takes place at 1:00 p.m. on Day 2

Secondary

All

All

MUSIC
DATE
Monday 29th October, 2012 Tuesday 30th October, 2012 Wednesday 31st October, 2012 Thursday 1st November, 2012 Friday 2nd November 2012

SCHOOL LEVEL
Primary Primary Secondary Secondary Primary & Secondary

DISTRICT
All All All

CLASS
22, 19A, 19B, 23, 20, 21 24, 25A, 26A, 26B 22, 19A, 19B, 23, 20, 21 24, 25A, 26A, 26B

TIME
9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

All

25B

DANCE
DATE
Monday 5th November, 2012

SCHOOL LEVEL
Primary Primary

DISTRICT
POS & Environs/ North Eastern/ St. George East / Tobago POS & Environs/ North Eastern/ St. George East / Tobago Victoria/ Caroni/ St. Patrick / South Eastern Victoria/ Caroni/ St. Patrick / South Eastern POS & Environs/ North Eastern/ St. George East/ Tobago

CLASS
27, 28, 29, 30, 31 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

TIME
9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m.

Tuesday 6th November 2012

Primary Primary

Wednesday 7th November 2012

Secondary

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Secondary Thursday 8th November 2012 Secondary Secondary

POS & Environs/ North Eastern/ St. George East/ Tobago Victoria/ Caroni/ St. Patrick/ South Eastern Victoria/ Caroni/ St. Patrick/ South Eastern

32, 33, 34, 35, 36 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 32, 33, 34, 35, 36

1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

DRAMA
DATE
Monday 12th November 2012

SCHOOL LEVEL
Primary Secondary

DISTRICT
All All All All All All

CLASS
15 15 14, 16A, 16B 17, 18 14, 16A, 16B 17, 18

TIME
9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday 14th November, 2012 Thursday 15th November 2012

Primary Primary Secondary Secondary

COMMAND PERFORMANCES
DATE
Tuesday 20th November, 2012 Wednesday 21st November 2012

VENUE
Naparima Bowl Naparima Bowl

SCHOOL LEVEL
Primary Schools Secondary Schools

TIME
10:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.

HIGHLIGHT PERFORMANCE
DATE
Monday 26th November, 2012

VENUE
Queens Hall Port-of-Spain

SCHOOL LEVEL
Primary & Secondary Schools

TIME
10:00 a.m.


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APPENDIX2

NATIONAL JUNIOR ARTS FESTIVAL 2011


FESTIVAL CATEGORIES
NON-PERFORMING CLASSES (1-14)
A. VISUAL ARTS
Class 1 Class 2 Class 3 Class 4* Class 5 Class 6* Class 7 Class 8 Picture Making Painting, Collage, Etching, and Mosaic Drawing Pencil, Charcoal, and Crayon, etc. 3-D Work Sculpture & Construction Ceramics Fabric Design Tie Dye, Batik, and Painting Photography Handicraft Needlework, Macram, Flower Making, etc. Lettering/Illustrations/Print Making (Cards, Posters, Logos)

BASIC RULES Each school may submit a maximum of five pieces per Class. Works should be done large enough to facilitate maximum appreciation of their design, mounted where necessary, and should be carefully labelled with the name of the artist, school, age group and classification (Please note the artists/ craft-persons could be in attendance at the preliminaries to explain their works or to answer questions): Example: NicoliiX.C.Joseph(15years) St.BenedictsCollege CLASS2Drawing(Charcoal) All pieces of visual art should be displayed on the first day of the preliminaries at the respective venues (entry forms are not required). Only selected works/pieces will be on display for the finals. These works/pieces must be on show to be judged for certificates, medals and/or special prizes. Winners of Best School Art, Best Artist, Best School Craft, Best Craft Person, and Best Photography must display their pieces at the command performances. Cash prizes of $300.00 will be awarded to the schools with the Best Presented Art Display at both primary and secondary levels. Primary schools with entries for the finals must set up their display by 1:00 p.m. on Monday 22nd October 2012. Secondary schools with entries for the finals must set up their display by 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday 23rd October 2012.

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Adjudication for the finals of the Visual Arts competition commences at 11:00 a.m. sharp. Schools that wish to visit the display are asked to call the office and make the necessary arrangements on or before Friday 14th October 2011. Schools are kindly asked to collect their displayed pieces from 1:00 p.m. on the day of adjudication. Schools are asked to submit a list of the pieces submitted for display, e.g. :
School_____________________________ EducationalDistrict__________________


Class 9 Class 10 Class 11 Class 12 Class 13

Student

Class

TitleofPiece

B. CREATIVE WRITING
One Act Play Skit Short Story Dialect Poetry Poetry in Standard English

BASIC RULES Please note that this is a non-performing division. However, a school desirous of submitting written work and using the same material in the performing division is permitted to do so. Skits should be light (and comical if possible). They may be religious, educational, or designed to advertise a product. Two copies of all works must be submitted. Each school is allowed a maximum of two pieces in any of the classifications above. Each piece of work must have a title and be labelled as in the following example: TITLE:THEMERCHANTOFMARABELLA AndersonConnor St.BenedictsCollege 15years CLASS12 Cash prizes of $200.00 will be given to the Best Presented Script at both primary and secondary levels.
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PERFORMING CLASSES (15-35)


C. DRAMA AND SPEECH
Class 14 Class 15A Class 15B Class 16A Class 16B Class 17 Class 18 BASIC RULES Participants are kindly asked to note the time limits, specifically in the Skit and Story Telling categories. At the end of the allotted time, the adjudicators bell will be rung indicating that the judging period has ceased. Schools must select their own material (except for Public Speaking, for which the topic is The Arts- A Pathway to Motivation, Inspiration and Unity). The National Junior Arts Festival Committee will provide the basic stage set (tables and chairs). Competitors may provide any additional property which they consider necessary. These should be kept to a minimum and easily assembled and cleared. Costuming may be used for Story Telling and Monologue only. Each school shall appoint its stage manager and crew who will be responsible for arranging and clearing the set. Special prizes will be awarded for Best Set and Best Costuming. No more than 40 members are allowed in choral-speaking groups. Ramps may be provided for choral speaking groups at the finals. Be prepared to utilize them. Participants in Class 15 (Skit) MUST submit the cast of actors and actresses to the adjudicators on the day of performance. This information should be typed neatly as follows: Dramatized Speech Skit Public Speaking Standard English Verse Speaking Dialect/Standard English Monologue Dialect/Standard English Story Telling Dialect/Standard English Choral Speaking 5 minutes 15 minutes 5 minutes 5 minutes 5 minutes 5 minutes 5 minutes

School_____________________________EducationalDistrict__________________ No. 1 2 Name TristanAli NickaielEdwards Portrayal BoNancy BoSpider

Participants in Classes 16, 17 and 18A must submit two copies of the pieces to be presented. These copies should be handed in at the registration desk on the day of performance.
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No piece offered by the school or by the participating student in any other competition within the last two (2) years will be accepted. Schools which fail to adhere to this rule will be disqualified. Choral Speaking, like Verse Speaking, is the voicing of a poem, story, song or Bible passage. Only the voice and face may be used to convey the meaning, moods, sounds and emotions of the piece. There should be no singing, drumming, costuming in either of these classes. Subtle actions may be used only if absolutely necessary. Acceptable actions include: bending forward, nodding, turning of heads, clenching of fists, tiptoeing and joining of hands. Actions should generally be restricted to the upper parts of the body.

PUBLIC SPEAKING What is Public Speaking? Public Speaking is the process of speaking to a group of people in a structured, deliberate manner intended to inform, influence, or entertain the listeners. This years theme: The Arts- A Pathway to Motivation, Inspiration and Unity. Participants must be in proper school uniform. Points to consider: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Keep your information simple and easy to recognize. Successful speeches contain no more than three central points. Rehearse your speech by means of standing up, maintaining your posture and eye contact. Support your main points with informative, compelling and appeasing data. Give precise comparisons and/or illustrations. Your conclusion should be convincing. Judges will be looking for knowledge of the subject matter, sincerity in the presentation of material, skilful development of the theme and effective use of the English language. Originality is encouraged.

NEW CATEGORY:- DRAMATIZED SPEECH A Dramatized speech is a plot/ storyline based on ANY character of Trinidad and Tobagos history and customs; past and present e.g. the Pierrot Grenade/ The Midnight Robber/ Bookman/ Devils/ Dolls/ Bats etc. This category comprises of one (1) to three (3) characters who mimic the characters mentioned above in banter talks or humourous sessions for three (3) to five (5) minutes. Points will be awarded as follows: Content Performance Presentation Costuming Impact 25 points 30 points 20 points 15 points 10 points

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D. MUSIC
Class 19A Class 19B

Choirs - Classical/Semi Classical/Religious Choirs - National/Patriotic Song

EXAMPLES (Songs may or may not be chosen from the list, provided, however, that the songispatrioticornational):
NATIONALSONGS GodBlessOurNation(MarjoriePadmore) OurNationsDawning(KathleenPiper) BocaChimes(JohnDonaldson) OurLandofSun&Seas(GeorgeSampson) LordWhileforAllMankindWePray(EricThiman) ThisIsMyFlag(RockyMcCollin) PATRIOTICSONGS WeCanMakeItIfWeTry(Stalin) Education(Sparrow IPledge(SuperBlue) ModelNation(Sparrow) NahLeaving(DenysePlummer) PortraitofTrinidad(Sniper)

NB: Schools may enter two pieces - one in Class 19A and one in 19B. Medleys are not allowed.

Class 20 Class 21 Class 22 Class 23 Class 24 Class 25A Class 25B* Class 26A Class 26B

Choirs - West Indian Folk Song Choirs - Parang Vocal Solo - Classical/Semi Classical or Religious Calypso - Original Composition Instrumental Solo Instrumental Ensemble - 5-10 players (Conventional instruments - pan included) Pan Ensemble- 15-20 players (Steel pan only, together with a drum set) Afro Caribbean Drumming Ensemble (Minimum of 5 persons) Tassa Drumming Ensemble (Minimum of 5 persons)

one piece or medley one piece or medley one piece one piece one piece one piece one piece one piece one piece one piece

BASIC RULES Choirs must be no larger than 40 members strong. Presentations must be kept to a maximum duration of five minutes. No musical performance entered in the immediate past Music Festival or any other competition within the last two (2) years will be accepted. No calypsoes will be allowed in Class 20. No soca parang is allowed in Class 21. Ramps may be provided for choirs at the preliminaries and finals at some venues. Be prepared to utilize them. Participants in Class 22 should avoid popular radio/television/movie songs (e.g., top ten tunes, songs by Disney Channel artists, etc.) as their tune of choice. The San Fernando Arts Council and the National Junior Arts Festival Committee are not responsible for the transportation of instruments for this (or any other) Division.

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Only students are allowed in the conventional, pan or drumming ensembles. Nonstudents may accompany choirs and vocalists. Please note that tracks used to accompany vocalists must not contain any vocals. Instrumental soloists should not have any back-up tracks or music. Tutors are asked to select pieces that are suitable for the instruments to be played. Preliminary Round for Class 25B will be judged at the school. Finals carded for Skinner Park on Friday 2nd November, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. Participants in class 25B must select from the following list:Pan In a Minor Symphony in G Bees Melody Toco Band Flag Woman Rain-O-Rama Pan in yuh Rookungutungkung Total Disorder Fiery Champion of the Road Lord Kitchener Lord Kitchener Lord Kitchener Lord Kitchener Lord Kitchener Lord Kitchener The Mighty Duke The Mighty Duke Maestro Maestro

E. DANCE
Class 27 Class 28 Class 29 Class 30 Class 31 Class 32 Class 33 Class 34 Class 35 Class 36 Local Folk Traditional Local Folk Interpretive Local Folk Interpretive Local Folk Interpretive Modern Dance Modern Dance Modern Dance Foreign Folk Dance Social Dances (Ballroom/Latin) Limbo 3 or more dancers Solo Duet 3 or more dancers Solo Duet 3 or more dancers 8 or more dancers 4 or more dancers 4 or more dancers

DANCE CATEGORIES SOME GENERAL INFORMATION a) LOCAL FOLK TRADITIONAL - Original presentation in the following local dances:
FIRST PEOPLE SPANISH FRENCH AFRICAN Carib/Arawak Joropo, Galleron, Castillian, Sebucan (Maypole) Pique, Bele, Gran Bele, Congo Bele Rituals (Rada, Orisha), Social Competitive (Bongo, Limbo, Kalinda), Nation Dances (Mandig, Ibo, Halicord, Congo, Coromanti, Temne) Jharoo (Broom Dance), Ghadka (with long sticks), Nagara, Harrichand, Holi Holi, Soumari Quadrille, Reel, Lancers, Jig, Heel & Toe

INDIAN ENGLISH

b) LOCAL FOLK INTERPRETIVE Imaginative presentation of a local (African, Indian, Chinese or Caribbean) dance may be offered in this category. Folk tales, legends, ritual, themes or movements
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from special carnival characters (e.g.: bat, robber, king sailor, etc.) may also be used as subjects for this type of dance, as may cocoa dance, sugarcane harvesting, rice planting, fisher folk, Ramleela, and Krishnaleela. Please note that traditional folk dances that are not presented in their authentic form (Class 27), but are presented in theatrical form should be entered in Classes 28, 29 and 30. c) MODERN DANCE - Creative, Religious or Contemporary This must be conceived and created by the choreographer or dancer or both. Movement must be original as far as possible and should be related to the theme chosen. Themes may or may not be chosen from the following list:Bible or other stories the seasons childrens games the elements other abstract themes Indian film dance machinery classical Indian dance creative free style

d) SOCIAL DANCES (NEW CATEGORY) Imaginative and original interpretation in: Latin dancing e) FOREIGN FOLK DANCES This division comprises the following dances. Choose one only (8 or more dancers).
ENGLISH SWEDISH ITALIAN INDIAN SCOTTISH DANISH CHINESE Ribbon Dance Vasovienne Tarantella Kholatum Dashing White Sargeant Sextur Fan Dance

Ballroom dancing

f) LIMBO Limbo is a popular type of dance form and a contest as well that originated in Trinidad many years ago. The basic premise of the dance is that a group of dancers line up one after the other and while performing certain dance moves try to cross under a bar that is lowered after each round. BASIC RULES Dances should not exceed four minutes. Each school shall perform only one piece each in any classification in this Division. Each school must provide its own music. CDs must be properly labelled with name of school, title, track number, contact name and number, e.g.:
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RenessaM.N.Joseph(6520000or3006001) MammaMia St.GabrielsGirlsR.C.School Class31 Track#4

No piece offered in any competition within the last two (2) years will be accepted. Participants who have additional on-stage props must remove these items when their dance is completed. Special cash prizes will be awarded for the Best Social Dance, Best Dance Costume, Best Overall Male and Best Overall Female Dancer (primary & secondary) and Best Limbo Performance.

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ENTRY FORM
(Please write in block letters throughout. Omit whatever does not apply)

NAME OF SCHOOL: __________________________________________________________________ ADDRESS: __________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ NAME OF PRINCIPAL: _________________________________________________________________ TELEPHONE No.____________(Office)__________________(Mobile) FAX No. ___________________ E-MAIL ADDRESS: ___________________________________________________________________ EDUCATIONAL DISTRICT: ____________________________________________________________

Amount enclosed: $25.00 (Registration Fee) $ 5.00 per Class No. of Classes _____ x $ 5.00 TOTAL ENCLOSED

$ 25.00 $ _____.00 $ _____.00

Closing date for entries is Tuesday 17th September, 2012.


(PLEASE NOTE THAT LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED)

____________________________ Principals Signature

_________________ Date

__________________________ Please Affix School Stamp

All entries must be sent with entrance fee in properly labelled envelopes to the addresses mentioned in Appendix 4 on pages 22.

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PRIMARY
DIVISION A: CLASS 1 CLASS 2 CLASS 3 CLASS 4 CLASS 5 CLASS 6 CLASS 7 CLASS 8 DIVISION B: CLASS 10 CLASS 11 CLASS 12 CLASS 13 CLASS 14 DIVISION C: CLASS 14 CLASS 15 A CLASS 15 B CLASS 16A CLASS 16 B CLASS 17 CLASS 18 DIVISION D: CLASS 19 A CLASS 19B CLASS 20 CLASS 21 CLASS 22 CLASS 23 CLASS 24 CLASS 25A CLASS 25B CLASS 26A CLASS 26B DIVISION E: CLASS 27 CLASS 28 CLASS 29 CLASS 30 CLASS 31 CLASS 32 CLASS 33 CLASS 34 CLASS 35 CLASS 36 VISUAL ARTS Picture Making (Painting, Collage, etc.) Drawing (Pencil, Charcoal, Crayon) 3- Dimensional Work (Sculpture & Construction) Ceramics Fabric Design (Tie Dye, Batik & Painting) Photography Handicraft (Needlework, Macram, etc.) Print-Making, Lettering & Illustrations (Cards, Posters) CREATIVE WRITING One Act Play Skit Short Story Dialect Poetry Poetry in Standard English DRAMA & SPEECH Dramatized Speech (3-5 minutes) Skit (10-15 minutes) Public Speaking (5 minutes) Verse Speaking (3-5 minutes) Monologue (3-5 minutes) Story Telling (maximum 5 minutes) Choral Speaking (3-5 minutes) MUSIC Classical/Semi Classical/Religious Choir National/Patriotic Choir Choir (W.I.) Folk Choir (one piece or medley) Parang Choir (one piece or medley) Vocal Solo Calypso Instrumental Solo Instrumental Ensemble Pan Ensemble Afro Caribbean Drumming Ensemble Tassa Drumming Ensemble DANCE Local Folk Traditional (Bele, Joropo, Jharoo) Local Folk Interpretative Local Folk Interpretative Local Folk Interpretative Modern Dance (Creative/Religious/Contemporary) Modern Dance (Creative/Religious/Contemporary) Modern Dance (Creative/Religious/Contemporary) Foreign Folk Dance Social Dances (Latin, Ballroom) Limbo 3+ Dancers Solo Duet 3+ Dancers Solo Duet 3+ Dancers 8+ Dancers 4+ Dancers 4+ Dancers NO. OF ENTRIES 1 2 3 4 5

SECONDARY
NO. OF ENTRIES 1 2 3 4 5


NO. OF ENTRIES 1 2 3 4 5


NO. OF ENTRIES 1 2 3 4 5


NO. OF ENTRIES 1 2 3 4 5


NO. OF ENTRIES 1 2 3 4 5


NO. OF ENTRIES 1 2 3 4 5


NO. OF ENTRIES 1 2 3 4 5


NO. OF ENTRIES 1 2 3 4 5


NO. OF ENTRIES 1 2 3 4 5

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VENUES FOR SUBMISSION OF ENTRY FORMS Entry forms must be sent to or taken to any of the under-mentioned addresses and placed in the marked boxes:
1) Ministry of Education District Office # 50 Jerningham Avenue Queens Park East Port of Spain 623-1275 2) Ministry of Education District Office #16-20 Sutton Street San Fernando 653-7118 3) Ministry of Education District Office #14 Camden Court Balmain Road Couva 636-4876 4) Ministry of Education District Office Corner of El Dorado Road & Green Street Tunapuna 645-7520 5) Ministry of Education District Office #89 High Street Rio Claro 644-2995 6) Ministry of Education District Office # 101 Farah Street San Fernando 657-2102 7) Ministry of Education District Office Savi Street Boodooville, Sangre Grande 668-2240 8) Ministry of Education District Office THL Building Milford Road Scarborough, Tobago 639-5680 9) The San Fernando Arts Council Creative Arts Centre 97C Circular Road Mon Repos, San Fernando 657-7665 (Port of Spain & Environs)

(Victoria)

(Caroni)

(St. George East)

(South Eastern )

(St. Patrick)

(North Eastern)

(Tobago)

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DAILY REGISTRATION FORM
(Kindly Photocopy and Fill out the Following Form for Each Entry Submitted in The Performing Classes) School _______________________________________________________________ Contact No._______________________/ _________________/ ____________________ Educational District: _____________________________________________________ Festival Division: _____________________________________ (Dance, Drama, or Music) Class: ________________________________________ (Please specify, e.g.: Class 15A) Title of Piece Presented: ________________________________________________________ Performer/Performers: Individual _____________________________ Duet ___________________________________/ _______________________________ No. of Persons Performing: _______________________________
(For Group Performances Only)

Accompaniment: ____________________________________ Instrument/s Being Used: _________________________ / __________________________


(For Instrumental Performances Only)

_________________________/ _____________________/ ________________________

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LIST OF OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES AND CHALLENGE TROPHIES
PRIMARY SCHOOLS
No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 Award Best Verse Speaking Best Story Telling Best Monologue Best Skit/ Best School Play/ Drama Best Character Speech Best Public Speaking Best Choral Speaking Actor of The Year Actress of the Year Best Overall Dancer (Male) Best Overall Dancer (Female) Best East Indian Duet Best Modern Interpretive Dance Best Folk Dance (Local) Best Foreign Folk Dance Best Social Dance Best Creative Freestyle Dance Best Overall Costume Best Limbo Performance Best Overall Dance School Best Classical Choir Best National Patriotic Song Best Folk Choir Vocal Soloist of The Year Calypsonian of The Year Best Instrumentalist Best Instrumental Ensemble Best Steel Ensemble Best Afro Drumming Ensemble Best Tassa Drumming Ensemble Best School Parang Choir Best Short Story Best Poetry Best Skit Best Overall Creative Writing School Best School Art Best Artist Best Craft Person Best School Craft Best Art Display Best Overall School Most Entries Most Outstanding Performer Trophy The Walid Baksh Challenge Trophy

The James Lee Wah Challenge Trophy Teachers Credit Union Challenge Trophy The Sheila Wiggins Challenge Trophy The Joseph Family Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy The Joyce Kirton Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy

The Arawaks Dance Group Challenge Trophy The Tracey Lucas Challenge Trophy Keith Khan Challenge Trophy The Teddy Mohammed Challenge Trophy Marie Charles Memorial Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy

The Annette Lessey Challenge Trophy The Merlin Boyce Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy Chhavals Challenge Trophy The NJAF Committee Challenge Trophy

The James Lee Wah Challenge Trophy The NJAF Committee Challenge Trophy The Pauline George Challenge Trophy

The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy The Anita Smith-Henze Challenge Trophy The Torrance Mohammed Challenge Trophy The Oilfield Workers Trade Union Challenge Trophy

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SECONDARY SCHOOLS
No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 Award Best Verse Speaking Best Story Telling Best Monologue Best Skit/ Best School Play/ Drama Best Character Speech Best Public Speaking Best Choral Speaking Actor of The Year Actress of the Year Best Overall Dancer (Male) Best Overall Dancer (Female) Best East Indian Duet Best Modern Interpretive Dance Best Folk Dance (Local) Best Foreign Folk Dance Best Social Dance Best Creative Freestyle Dance Best Overall Costume Best Limbo Performance Best Overall Dance School Best Classical Choir Best National Patriotic Song Best Folk Choir Vocal Soloist of The Year Calypsonian of The Year Best Instrumentalist Best Instrumental Ensemble Best Steel Ensemble Best Afro Drumming Ensemble Best Tassa Drumming Ensemble Best School Parang Choir Best Short Story Best Poetry Best Skit Best Overall Creative Writing School Best School Art Best Artist Best Craft Person Best School Craft Best Art Display Best Overall School Most Entries Most Outstanding Performer Trophy The Walid Baksh Challenge Trophy

The James Lee Wah Challenge Trophy Teachers Credit Union Challenge Trophy The Sheila Wiggins Challenge Trophy The Joseph Family Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy The Joyce Kirton Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy

The Arawaks Dance Group Challenge Trophy The Tracey Lucas Challenge Trophy Keith Khan Challenge Trophy The Teddy Mohammed Challenge Trophy Marie Charles Memorial Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy

The Annette Lessey Challenge Trophy The Merlin Boyce Challenge Trophy The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy Chhavals Challenge Trophy The NJAF Committee Challenge Trophy

The James Lee Wah Challenge Trophy The NJAF Committee Challenge Trophy The Pauline George Challenge Trophy

The San Fernando Arts Council Challenge Trophy The Anita Smith-Henze Challenge Trophy The Torrance Mohammed Challenge Trophy The Oilfield Workers Trade Union Challenge Trophy

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MR & MISS SANFEST TEEN TALENT COMPETITION
APPLICATION FORM
(PLEASE FILL OUT IN BLOCK LETTERS)

FULL NAME: ______________________________________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEL NO.:__________________________B-MOBILE NO.:_________________________ DIGICEL NO.: ____________________

E-MAIL: __________________________________________________________________________________________________

DATE OF BIRTH: _______________________________________________ SEX: MALE

FEMALE

SCHOOL: ________________________________________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS OF SCHOOL: ____________________________________________________________________________________

NAME OF PRINCIPAL: MR/MISS/MRS_________________________________________________________________________

TEL. NO:_____________________/_____________________/______________________FAX NO.:_________________________

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
(Schools Attended)

1)

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

2)

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

ACHIEVEMENTS
1) _________________________________________________________________________________________________

2)

_________________________________________________________________________________________________

3)

_________________________________________________________________________________________________

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ORGANIZATIONS TO WHICH YOU BELONG & OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION


1) _________________________________________________________________________________________________

2)

_________________________________________________________________________________________________

3)

_________________________________________________________________________________________________

HOBBIES & SPECIAL INTERESTS


______________________________________/ ___________________________________/ ______________________________ ______________________________________/ ___________________________________/ ______________________________

NAME OF PARENT: ________________________________________________________________________________________ CONTACT NOS.: ___________________________________/ _________________________________/ ____________________

____________________________________________

_______________________________________

Signature of Applicant

Parents or Guardians Signature


(for applicants under the age of 18)

____________________________________________

_________________________________________

Signature of Principal

(Please Affix School Stamp Here)

___________________________________________

__________________________________________

CHIEF COORDINATOR

COORDINATOR

FOROFFICALUSEONLY ApplicationFee:$25.00 Photographssupplied: ReceiptNo.__________________ Cash

or

Cheque

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REMARKS __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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