Aimed primarily at community-group leaders, performers, artists and artisans, the Cape Town Carnival workshops are designed to keep participants and the public engaged and inspired in its year-long community-driven programme, but also to deepen cross-cultural understanding.
“These monthly workshops bring a wonderfully diverse group of people together to explore culture and in doing so, foster a growth in understanding and appreciation for each other,” says Jay Douwes, CEO of Cape Town Carnival.
“We hope that the public will increasingly realise the role and value of cultural dialogue, and join us in celebrating identity, talent and community expressed through performance, music, dance, design and art.”
Workshop 4 takes place on 14 November and is entitled Umswenko: Move to your own beat. A celebration of impeccable style and self-expression, Umswenko is a contemporary South African movement originally expressed by miners, finding ways to convey identity outside of work.
Click here for more info on the monthly Cultural Creative Workshops.
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