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DESTINATION: Puerto Rico
LANGUAGE: English and Spanish
GROUP SIZE: 10-30 participants
THEMES: Cultural awareness, music, Spanish, history, arts
PRESENTERS: Your Vamonos host with a bomba instructor

DESCRIPTION: Discover the Bomba steps, history, sounds, and the unique relationship between the drums and the dancer.

PURPOSE: 

Learn how Bomba became a necessary dance and community expression for slaves in Puerto Rico.
Find out the richness of Bomba in Afro-Puerto Rican culture and traditions.
Discover the drum rhythms and steps required to dance bomba.
Learn the skills for skirt-dancing Bomba-style.
Use your Spanish skills to interview and ask the bomba instructor music and dance-related questions.

OVERVIEW

5 Min: Meet your tour Vamonos host and bomba instructor
20-25 Min:  Workshop with Bomba instructor
15 Min:  Q&A session

APPROPRIATENESS: This ViWorkshop is appropriate for students ages 10 and up. Adult supervision is required for minors.

MATERIALS: None

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This ViWorkshop works best with a live audience and a teacher and students ready to interact with the speaker. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and have space to practice the dance moves.

Formats available: ViWorkshop

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  • Pricing Name ViWorkshop Small Group 10-15
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    10 - 15 Pax
     
    Available Seats: 15

    Student ( 10 - 15 Pax ) $30.00 /Person

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  • Pricing Name ViWorkshop Large Group 16-30
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    16 - 30 Pax
     
    Available Seats: 30

    Student ( 16 - 30 Pax ) $28.00 /Person

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