Monday, February 15, 2010

Festival 500 Sharing the Voices

The Labrador Region Festival 500 is taking place on February 19 - 20, 2010 in Happy Valley-Goose Bay at the Lawrence O’Brien Arts Centre.

This year the concert 500 is featuring guest performing group Cadence, with Cameo performances by members of the Lady Cove Women's Choir.

Janet Wiseman is the Chair person for the festival.

Wiseman says this year there are 6 schools from the north coast attending the Festival.

The 6 schools are from Goose Bay, Northwest River, Labrador City, Nain, Makkovik, and Hopedale, weather permitting.

There are workshops on Thursday and Friday being held at the Mealy Mountain Collegiate School.

Wiseman says they have 2 choirs this year with 100 students and 50 adults so far.

She says the workshop and dress rehearsal for adults and youth are on Saturday at 7 pm at the Lawrence O’Brien Arts Center.

Anyone who would like to register for the adult or students groups can call 896-2906.

Tickets are available at the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Center Box Office, from Monday through Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm. Please call 896-4028 for more information.

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