THE Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), has, made a monetary contribution to the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF), in support of the organization’s capacity building efforts.
The handing (see picture) over took place at the SLHTA office on Rodney Bay where Yola St. Jour, Finance and Administration Officer (SLHTA) presented Celeste Burton, Director for Training, Promotion and Development (CDF), with the cheque for $26,050.00 to fund the 2016 steel-pan training, one of CDF’s focus areas for development.
In 2015 the CDF conducted two categories of training in steel-pan: Music Theory and Steel-pan Tuning. Music Theory Phase II was designed for participants who had previously completed Phase I and Music Theory Phase I welcomed a new cohort of participants in the southern communities.
Steel-pan Tuning was open to representatives of all steel-pan orchestras island-wide.