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Posted on 20 November, 2019 in School Programs, Events

Celebrating our Term 3 School Concert: Home Sweet Home Darwin

At the end of Term 3 our school community enjoyed a fabulous concert put on by our students at the Darwin Entertainment Centre. Our concert, Home Sweet Home Darwin, celebrated the events, history, lifestyle and culture that makes our home such a unique place.

Celebrating our Term 3 School Concert: Home Sweet Home Darwin

Celebrating our Term 3 School Concert: Home Sweet Home Darwin

Under the direction of Ms Angeline Vrettis, Art Teacher at Larrakeyah Primary, classes cooperated to put on a spectacular evening of performances that informed, delighted, and entertained our community of parents, teachers, and special guests.

Celebrating our Term 3 School Concert: Home Sweet Home Darwin

The concert saw the whole school participate in interpretive performances on themes that have shaped Darwin into the modern city it is today. The program included:

  • Where it all started by Transition Irwin and 5/6 Spruhan
  • Telegraph Gold by 4 Jankovic and 1 Church
  • Chinese Dance by 4 Matthews
  • Bombing of Darwin by 3 McManus and 3 Plevko
  • Greek Dance by 2/3 Panatos
  • Hippies of Lameroo Beach by 5 Korfias
  • Cyclone Tracy by 1 Parker
  • Darwin Seasons by Transition/Year by 1 Neser and 1/2 Zikos
  • India at Mindil by Transition Jain and 6 Marschall
  • Military by 2 Moody and 2 Potts
  • The New Darwin by 4/5 Smart
  • Arafura Games by 6 Searle

Celebrating our Term 3 School Concert: Home Sweet Home Darwin

In addition to being a fun and energetic evening of performance, the school concert is an important part of our Arts program. Aligned with the Australian Curriculum, the concert helps students to:

  • extend their awareness of the body as they incorporate actions using different body parts, body zones and bases
  • explore and experiment with directions, time, dynamics and relationships using groupings, objects and props
  • extend their fundamental movement skills by adding and combining more complex movements
  • use technical skills including accuracy and awareness of body alignment
  • become aware of their bodies and learn about the body bases, parts and zones used in dance
  • explore space, time, dynamics and relationships as they make and observe dances
  • explore locomotor and non-locomotor movements and use these fundamental movement skills in their own dance
  • experiment with simple technical and expressive skills and begin to learn about choreographic devices through selecting and organising movements in their own dances.

Celebrating our Term 3 School Concert: Home Sweet Home Darwin

Putting on a whole school concert is a massive undertaking and would not be possible without the efforts of our staff and supporters. We’d like to thank the following individuals and organisations who made the night a resounding success.

  • Larrakeyah Primary School Board
  • Angeline Vrettis – The Arts Teacher/Stage Manager
  • Natasha Guse: Production Manager
  • Larrakeyah Primary School Teachers and Staff
  • Meng Zhou– Confucius Institute, CDU
  • NT Education Library
  • NT Government Library
  • Regis Martin– Mindil Market Photo
  • Peter Barnes- It’s Our Territory
  • Darwin Entertainment Centre
  • Storm Cell TV

A big congratulations to our students who dedicated themselves to conceptualising, rehearsing, and delivering outstanding performances that brought Darwin to life.

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