Cadets march to the beat

Nine schools and marching teams took part in the annual CMMA festival. Pictured at the trophy handover are members from each team.

The Cape Metro Marching Association (CMMA) held its annual marching band festival on Saturday September 23 at Zwaanswyk Academy in Tokai.

Shagen Daniels from Jupiter Primary in Ocean View salutes Lieutenant Colonel Marlene Wales.

Nine teams, consisting of seven schools and two community teams, participated including Parkwood Primary, Pelican Park Primary, Lourier Primary, Jupiter Primary, Ukhanyo Primary, LSEN Ocean View, Sonwabo Primary, Hillview drummers, New Horizon Community Squad and the Delft Community Cadets.

Pelican Park Primary School’s cadets performed well at the festival.

The Western Cape Ceremonial Team (Ceremonial Drill squad) adjudicated the event and each team walked away with a trophy for their dedication and participation which were sponsored by the Metropole South Education District (MSED) Safe Schools Directorate.

Delft Community Cadets participated at the event.

The cadets performed a grand march past and an exhibition display and they were adjudicated on their dress attire.

CMMA president Roy Prinsloo expressed his gratitude to the cadets, team managers and coaches for investing in the children and preparing cadets for the festival.

Lourier Primary School cadets were all smiles at the festival.

He also thanked all sponsors, officers and others who contributed to the success of the day.

The New Horizons Cadets brought their A-game to the festival.
Parkwood Primary School participated as well.
CMMA exectuive team Roy Prinsloo, Denzil van Graan, Kevin Cupido, Nick Smith, Berenice Roman and Nicolene Petersen.
Sonwabo Primary School came all the way from Gugulethu to participate.
LSEN Ocean View also participated in the CMMA Festival which was held at Zwaanswyk Academy.
Members from the SAPS Western Cape Ceremonial Team (Ceremonial Drill squad) participated and ajudicated the festival.