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rites did not dis­ap­point. Fer­nan­des and started around 5:30 p.m.,

Tuk In­ter­na­tional d put pa­trons in the mood ay­ing sea­sonal songs. e beau­ti­ful chore­ogra­phies from Pow­er­house Stu­dios ars who also sang

hrist­mas Day. Give Love On Christ­mas Day. young Trin­ity who stirred with

Je­sus Born On This Day ( To­day A Child Is Born). She and her mother cre­ated a beau­ti­ful har­mony per­form­ing The Prayer.

Mis­tah Dale, Burke and Yarde sang Ev­ery Year, Ev­ery Christ­mas; Carolling, Carolling; and A Caribbean Christ­mas, re­spec­tively. Kite did Grandma Got Run Over By A Rein­deer and Shake It Up; while MRBLOOD en­ter­tained with

It’s The Most Won­der­ful Time Of The Year, Ca­lypso Christ­mas

and a cou­ple lines acapella of Joseph Niles’ Christ­mas Med­ley.

The few chil­dren gath­ered in front of the stage dur­ing Yarde’s per­for­mance were joined by par­ents for the sing-along ses­sion that in­cluded songs such as Hark The Her­ald An­gels Sing, Silent Night, The First Noel, Ding Dong Mer­rily On High, Ru­dolph The Red

Nose Rein­deer, Joy To The World, Jin­gle Bells and We Wish You

A Merry Christ­mas.

Ro­tary pres­i­dent Shawn Franklyn said the event pro­vided the club with the funds needed to con­tinue their “hard work”, which in­cluded help­ing com­mu­ni­ties, schools, in­di­vid­u­als and fam­i­lies.

For Prime Min­is­ter Mia Mot­t­ley, the event was not about speeches but car­ols, candlelight and Christ­mas.

“Above all else, it is about char­ity in our hearts and to be able to give to those who do not have,” she said in a brief ad­dress.

“If we do noth­ing else, let us walk through this sea­son smil­ing and giv­ing our heart, giv­ing of our time, and giv­ing of all that we have be­cause if we all can share in it to­gether, Bar­ba­dos will have a blessed Christ­mas. God bless you all. Love you bad.”

She also raised three cheers for the

Ro­tary Club.

Ro­tar­ian Roger Black­man, who is also the man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of Bar­ba­dos Light & Power, pro­vided some hol­i­day safety tips at the start of the event.

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her all into it as they sang

MRBLOOD GREETED the ea­ger chil­dren who gath­ered in front of the stage dur­ing his per­for­mance.

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