Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Feel the rhythm

It is exciting and remarkable to see how Jamaica's dance culture has evolved over the years. Even more fascinating is the fact that the deaf community has now become integrally involved in the genre. In recent times, their electrifying performances have been captivating audiences as they move to pulsating rhythms, pleasantly surprising many individuals when they learn that the dancers, in fact, deaf.
As the curtain came down recently on the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) National Festival of the Performing Arts Deaf Dance Competition, the audience was left in awe.
In fulfilling its mandate of unearthing, developing, and showcasing the talent and expression of the Jamaican people, the communication of feelings, and helps to build self-confidence read more

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