World Cultures Dance and Arts Festival
May 27th & 28th, 2017

Shakefest KIDS ACTIVITIES

KIDS WORKSHOPS SATURDAY MAY 27TH AFTERNOON

2pm – HULA HOOP

Come and have the craic with Konni Walton who will introduce your little ones to some cool hula tricks and the art of hooping!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:15pm – INTRO TO CIRCUS SKILLS (Diabolo, Plate Spinning and Juggling)

There will be lots of fun to be had playing and learning to use Diabolo, Plate Spinning and Juggling! Your kids will have a great time honing their super Circus Skills and will go home wanting more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4:30pm – INTRO TO CULTURAL DANCE (Bellydance, Middle Eastern Dance, etc)

Let Tracy McEvoy introduce you all to the moves of the Middle East and Oriental Dance with some cool hip, shoulder and belly movements complete with jangly hip scarves!  Dress up and anything jingly jangly encouraged!

 

SUNDAY, MAY 28TH – AIDAN’S ART WORKSHOPS – We will be working with the mediums of Printmaking, and the art of creating Mandalas and Zentangles!

 

KIDS 6-12  10am-1pm  Grand Ballroom

ADULTS  2-5pm    Grand Ballroom

(If you have a teenager interested, please contact us at info@shakefest.net with their age and we can see which workshop they may be best placed)

 

Each of the workshops will explore the creativity of printmaking, and creating hypnotizing Mandalas and Zentangles at the appropriate levels catered to children, teenagers and adults.

Aidan will start with drawing and colouring exercises based around mandalas and zentangles, and then move onto printmaking, sometimes using what the students have already created if they wish.

Spaces are limited in both workshops so try to book early to avoid disappointment!

 

 

 

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– all workshops will take place in the Grand Ballroom and can also be outside weather permitting and appropriate (Saturday only). PLEASE BOOK YOUR CHILDREN IN ADVANCE TO SECURE THEIR PLACES AS SPACES ARE LIMITED! (20 For Hula Hoop and Circus as 20 props per workshop) and 30 for Cultural Dance

– all scheduled times above are subject to change at any time.

– all Saturday workshops are €7.50 to be paid up front before workshop begins (or €15 for all 3)

– Sunday Art workshop of (kids) €20 or (adults) €25 is also to be paid up front.

***A SPECIAL WORKSHOP PACKAGE FOR KIDS: ALL 4 WORKSHOPS FOR ONLY €30!

 

Contact info@shakefest.net or EVENTBRITE to book in advance. Payment can also take place at the Workshop Registration Desk on the day so long as you have sent your children’s names in ahead of time.

SHIVAM YOGA!

Yoga with Shivam Yoga Dublin has been added to Saturday afternoon – Beto will be there to offer parents a FREE Yoga session (or very small donation) outside weather permitting on the front castle grounds.  Just come to workshop registration to put your name down at the scheduled times.

Castle tours are also offered to parents and families while kiddies are in workshops – just put your name down at workshop registration for a fascinating tour of the Dining Room, Library and infamous ‘Harriet’s Staircase’ of Charleville Castle.

The Little Grill will also be on hand for some great lunch and dinner options while you and/or your family are at Shake on Saturday. Why not stay for the dinner hour and avail of their scrumptious menu and go to the evening Cultural Dance and Music Recital for only €25 family ticket? (only €20 if the kids have been in the Saturday workshops)

 

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