Nelson's St. Joseph School Grade 5/6 class performed Ho Hey! and Lean on Me and recited A Snake Named Rover. The class was awarded the Certificate of Merit.

St. Joseph students perform at arts festival

The Kootenay Festival of the Arts provides the opportunity to showcase local talents.The final concert is Saturday night.

Nelson’s St. Joseph School was one of many participants at the Kootenay Festival of the Arts on Wednesday.

Each class entered a poem and song into the festival. Students and teachers have been preparing for the last several weeks for this event.

The Kootenay Festival of the Arts provides the opportunity to showcase local talents.

The Grade 5/6 class performed Ho Hey! and Lean on Me and recited A Snake Named Rover. The class was  awarded the Certificate of Merit.

The Grade 1 class also received a Certificate of Merit for their recital of I’m the Single Most Wonderful Person I Know.

The final performance of the Kootenay Festival of the Arts takes place Saturday night at 7 p.m. at the Capital Theatre.

Admission is by donation. For more information visit www.kootenayfestivalofthearts.ca.

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