Join Italian teacher and folk dancer Carmella and Calabrian folk singer Amadeo for a lively session of Italian ballads and Tarantella dancing. Carmella will also show a display of artefacts and trinkets collected from her travels around Italy. Both wear beautiful Southern Italian folk costumes and are native Italian speakers, so language can be incorporated to suit students levels. Make …
Two Friends Productions present the story of the world’s greatest explorer, Captain, and his jittery first mate, Todd. Visit different continents and meet exciting characters and strange animals, learning all about the various cultures and their history along the way. All aboard for this comedic and fun-filled play! Make an enquiry!
Bollywood is an important part of modern Indian culture, it incorporates film, music and of course – dance! This program presents a vibrant Bollywood Dance workshop where students will learn about the folk and classical origins or the dances and the symbolism of some of the moves. Students will learn a short routine backed by awesome Bollywood tunes and get …
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This program incorporates two rotating sessions into one all day program celebrating diversity in Chinese culture. May Wang and her team can tailor a program to include Chinese Lion Dance, Martial Arts, a drumming workshop, folk dancing, calligraphy or lantern making. Make an enquiry!
A colourful demonstration of the Chinese Fan Dance where after a beautiful demonstration from the presenter, students will each get their own fan to try the dance for themselves! Make an enquiry!
Paper lantern making has an ancient history in China. Join Ting in this hands on workshop where students will make their own colourful paper lanterns and practice Chinese calligraphy to decorate them. Students will learn about the history, symbolism and uses of lanterns in festivals and celebrations across China. Make an enquiry!
Students will learn about the history and symbolism of the Lion Dance, an art form that dates back to the 12th century. It is believed to bring good fortune, prosperity and longevity. As well as gaining an insight into ancient Chinese culture, students will love seeing the lion close up to see how it is operated. Make an enquiry!
A high energy workshop where presenters will discuss the history and philosophy of martial arts in China and demonstrate different styles of Kung-Fu and Tai-Chi. This workshop can be adapted to different ages and physical abilities. For larger groups or demonstrations our presenters can organise a live Chinese drumming accompaniment. Make an enquiry!
Brilliant musician and ethnomusicologist Zheng Ting Wang’s presentation uses stories to convey and engage students in the cultural landscape and musical history of China. He will demonstrate different wind, percussion and string instruments – including the Sheng or Chinese mouth organ, a truly magical instrument. Finally, students will learn a percussion accompaniment and play a Chinese folk song alongside Ting. …