- The dance showcased the use of digital devices by students in both positive and negative ways.
- The school defied the odds and even challenged themselves to sing and dance to a song outside the Central region.
Abled differently, they showed up to the stage in neat costumes, ready to dance for 15 minutes.
But their talent and capability go beyond their inability due to the various physical impairments they have.
Joy Town School from Kiambu county in Thika West presented a creative cultural dance at the National Drama Festivals in Mombasa.
Eight of the dancers were in wheelchairs, and two drummists too.
One of the dancers was using one crutch due to an amputated leg but this condition did not stop her from wowing her audience.
Other students in the team had different abilities including dislocated hip joints and others.
The dance showcased the use of digital devices by students in both positive and negative ways.
The dance trainer Esther Gathuo narrated to the Star the journey from training to achieving the wins.
"It is our first time getting this far. We have seen God and it is more humbling that we are competing with others who are not in the SNE category," Gathuo said.
The school defied the odds and even challenged themselves to sing and dance to a song outside the Central region.
"Training students with different abilities to even align and dance the same way is taxing until they get to the rhythm," she said.
The school presented the dance in the Luhya dialect.