South African Field Band Federation Norwegian Tour Report
The Norwegian Band Federation (NMF) invited the FBF to tour western Norway and perform at the Stavanger Spilleglede Festival. On our way there we stopped in Amsterdam and travelled down to Zwevegem, in Flanders to work with VLAMO, the Flemish amateur music organisation. They trained our FBF members in show design and choreography. In fact they helped us prepare all the elements required for the Norwegian tour.
Having almost all the cultures from SA represented in the National Field Band, we started the preparatory workshop with Bryan Clarke doing a team building workshop – many of the youngsters had not met each other before, but soon he had them all dancing and singing together.
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