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Changing the Picture and Music for Hope - Workshop

St Alfege’s Primary School - El Salvadorian Music and Artwork Workshop

Mural, now faded, depicts a diverse community overcoming the forces of repression during the civil war in El Salvador

What’s on offer?

a workshop with the students of St Alfege’s, will introduce the students to some of Music for Hope’s own students who have shared some of their music and artwork. The workshop will create a space where St Alfege’s students can create their own artwork to be shared with Music for Hope students, as part of a cultural exchange between the two centres.

What’s it about?

The workshop activities such as drawings done by the school participants describing their everyday lives at home and in school to exchange with similar drawings with the young participants of Music for Hope in El Salvador. The event will discuss this artwork in relation to more recent cultural solidarity, Music for Hope, which is embedded in the Bajo Lempa community, uses a participatory approach to teach music to young people to counter the cycle of violence.

Who’s leading the event?

Dr Andrew Redden - Senior Lecturer in Latin American History

Open to

Children and Teachers of St Alfege’s Primary School

Of particular interest to

Children interested in art, music and learning about other cultures