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  July 25, 2005  

From Cuba to Botswana - The Little Drummer Girl Meets the
Steelpan Ensemble



Botswana, Africa - Enter Camila Garcia Pego -the two years old daughter of Garcia and Patrica Pego- First Secretary to the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba. Camila found the drums of the pannists of Rainbow High School so irresistible that even after being restrained by her parents kept returning to make her contribution to the Steelpan Ensemble. The toddler was emphatically a hit with the audience at the new Riverwalk Shopping Mall

The occasion was the ""Coffee, Terroirs & People Exhibition" organized by the Alliance Francaise De Gaborone, Botswana.  The students of the English Medium School also had their mokojumbies in attendance. Their talents are being horned by their new tutor, Hollis Clifton, who previously was with Marang CJSS.  Watch out for Camila in the next few years. Way to go girl!

The exhibition's aim is to tell the scientific story of coffee. It includestalks, quiz with prizes to be won, live music etc.. The duration is from 21st July to 5th August.

Hollis J. Clifton
Africa Correspondent
July 25, 2005 -


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