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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
Rotarian Roger Blackman, who is also the managing director of Barbados Light & Power, provided some holiday safety tips at the start of the event.
her all into it as they sang
MRBLOOD GREETED the eager children who gathered in front of the stage during his performance.