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Sunday, June 9, 2013


At this year’s Steel Drum Foundation competition, held at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre as part of the National Creative Arts Youth Festival, a high standard was once again displayed from the schools taking part.

Primary School winners were:
1st: Drum for Joy Trophy went to Durban Primary
2nd: Troubadour Trophy went to Kokstad Junior Grade 6
3rd: Trophy went to Brown School 5.

High School winners were:
1st: Elizabeth Sneddon Trophy went to Inanda 9B
2nd: Troubadour Trophy went to Inanda 9L

The Steel Drum Foundation Trophy for the Most Outstanding Single Performance by a Band went to Kokstad Junior Grade 6 for their rendition of Quando Quando. The Dobri Paliev Trophy for the best High School Individual Piece went to Sacred Heart for their performance of You Raise Me Up.

The artSMart Rising Star Trophy was awarded to Karobelo Lefafa from Kokstad Junior 5. The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Spirit Trophy went to Hillcrest, which was the smallest group but took the initiative of wearing costume pieces.

Judges were Caroline Smart and David Gouldie.