Kimberley students wow arts festival with local language
The choir of Sacred Heart School Beagle Bay in the Beagle Bay Church with its famous pearl shell altar and mosaics. Photo: Supplied.
By Caroline Smith
The Catholic Performing Arts Festival was recently provided with a good dose of Kimberley culture and language, from some of the students from Sacred Heart School, Beagle Bay.
A group of 12 students from the school, located on the Dampier Peninsula north of Broome, took part in the festival, with a performance of two songs, including one in the local Nyul Nyul language, on Wednesday 23 August.
Sacred Heart music teacher Gabrielle Mercer tutored the choir in the lead-up to the