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TORRES STRAIT SONG AND DANCE

On the surface, childhood games seem like pure fun — but they are also an important record of who we are and where we come from. From spinning tops to string figures, this wildly entertaining and colourfully costumed ensemble show how culture and history are passed on through singing and dancing. By comparing their own childhood games to those from the remote Torres Strait, students come to understand the importance of traditions, and to be thankful to those who teach them. Presented by Musica Viva In Schools in conjunction with NAISDA.
 

DUJON NIUE vocals, dancer, guitar, ukulele, warup, thrumm
NORAH BAGIRI vocals, dancer, warup, thrumm
PEGGY MISI vocals, dancer, warup, thrumm
HANS AHWANG vocals, dancer, warup, thrumm
JIMMY LUFFMAN vocals, dancer, warup, thrumm
 

"The students absolutely loved the show," Ian Phillips, Narrabeen Lakes Public School


Suitability 
Foundation - Year 8

Cross curriculum priorities
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
Sustainability

Links to other learning
English, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences, The Arts, Health and Physical Education, Languages

Key general capabilities
Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative thinking, Ethical Understanding, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding

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Tour Dates

  • North Coast NSW Term 2, 2019 (SOLD OUT)
  • Brisbane, Logan & Gold Coast QLD Term 2, 2019 (20 - 31 May)
  • Darling Downs QLD Term 2, 2019 (3 - 7 June)
  • South West QLD Term 2, 2019 (3 - 7 June)
  • Kalgoorlie & the Goldfields WA Term 3, 2019 (SOLD OUT)
  • Greater Western Sydney NSW Term 4, 2019 (SOLD OUT)