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South American/Latin American carnival experience

EYFS, KS1 and KS2

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Bring the magic and dance of Argentinian carnival ‘Murga’ to your school, class or venue.

Murga is a form of musical theatre performed in Argentina and Uruguay to celebrate carnival through singing, dancing and drumming.

Children will be taken on a journey of Latin American rhythm and culture mixing vocals, percussion, colour and movement. Whilst learning Spanish in a fun and creative environment children will prepare for a short (or long!) parade at the end of the session.

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Photo: Jose Arisi – Carnaval en fotos

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Workshop details:

Facilitators: Argentinian dancer and percussion teacher.

Participants: up to 30 children from nursery to year3 and up to 60 children from year 4 to year 6.

Duration: from 1 hour to 2 hours

Note: This workshop can be adjusted to cater larger groups of students in English, Spanish or both languages. We have held Spanish days with up to 750 participants from 9am to 3pm.

 

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Photo: Autumn Spanne

 

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