Interactive Music Workshop for Kids
All Around This World: Irish Dancing
Around This World and International House present an Irish music and dance
workshop for kids and their families. Rosaleen McGill, longstanding member of
the Ceili Group, a non-profit traditional Irish music and dance organization
promoting Irish culture, introduce participants to Irish folk music and
Rosaleen McGill has grown up immersed in Irish culture since she was young. Her father hails from County Donegal in Ireland and is a prominent and longstanding member of the Philadelphia Ceili Group, a non-profit Traditional Irish music and dance organization promoting Irish Culture. Rosaleen has been involved with the Ceili Group all her life and has been an Irish Singer for over a decade.
International House joins All Around This World, a Philadelphia-based global music and world cultures program for small children, in presenting a monthly series of participatory cultural workshops that will be fun for the whole family. Hosted by All Around This World educators Jay Sand, Emily Bate and Melanie Hsu, each workshop will feature an experienced "culture bearer" from around the world who will invite you and your kids to engage in his or her traditional music or dance; learn samba rhythms or Brazilian capoeria, play a West African djembe or a North African doumbek, chant to tabla "bols." Explore different countries and cultures without having to worry about your toddlers toddling! Each workshop will last approximately 40 minutes and will invite you and even your tiniest kids to sing, dance and clap along. Best for grown-ups and their young kids, infants to 7 years old.