Lynn Capling talks to the Williams Lake Brownie troupe about moon rocks in an education session held recently at the Scout Island Nature Centre.

Lynn Capling talks to the Williams Lake Brownie troupe about moon rocks in an education session held recently at the Scout Island Nature Centre.

Speech arts adjudication kicks off Cariboo Festival

The month of April will be full of local artists performing in various disciplines.

The month of April will be full of local artists performing in various disciplines.

The Cariboo Festival is pleased to be celebrating its 55th year of offering this month-long event.

Speech arts was the first discipline to perform on April 3-4 at the Calvary Tabernacle Church.

Band and Instrumental will follow on April 11-12 at St. Peter’s Anglican Church.  Creative Writing will receive adjudication April 13 at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre.

Vocal entries will perform April 16-18 at St. John’s Lutheran Church.

Piano performances will be held April 23-26 at the Calvary Tabernacle Church.

Adjudicators for the disciplines are Catherine Hansen from Prince George for speech arts, Sebastian Ostertag from Prince George for band and instrumental,  Lorne Dufour from Mcleese Lake for creative writing, Alexandra Babbel from Kelowna for voice and Lori Elder from Prince George for piano.

An honours concert will conclude the  festival on May 5 at 7 p.m. at Cariboo Bethel Church.  Due to lack of volunteers the spotlight performance will not be held.

Come out and encourage our local artists by attending various performances all beginning in the month of April.