Afro-Eire has been running African Drumming workshops in schools for over a decade. Our energetic workshops introduce students to the music and culture of Africa.
Our drumming workshops specialise in team building, communication, creativity, relaxation, education cooperation and having a lot of fun. Our lead facilitator has over fifteen years experience studying African music including two years in Africa. He holds an Msc African Politics form the School of Oriental and African Studies and has worked extensively in Africa as a volunteer.
African Drumming Workshops for Primary Schools Our drumming workshops for primary schools provide a fun and easy access to rhythm for young learners. All our workshops include fun rhythm games, rhythms and African songs. All instruments are provided and we can provide workshops for several classes in a day. (please contact us for a quote for your area)
African Drumming Workshops for Secondary Schools Our workshops for secondary schools engage the students with the culture of West Africa. Our facilitators have in-depth knowledge of African tradition as well as music. In this workshop we bring students into the traditional life of the African village where every aspect of life is connected to rhythm. (Just see the video below). (please contact us for a quote for your area)
Interactive workshop/performance (ideal for large groups). This event is suitable for groups of 80 +. Includes demonstrations of drumming and dance followed by inclusive singing, body percussion and dance. Workshop lasts 1 hour 15 minutes. Or 45 min x 2 for groups exceeding 100. (Includes three facilitators). (please contact us for a quote for your area)
African Drumming Workshops for Transition Years for our Transition year workshops we ad key element of Development Education to the workshops. Village drumming is intricately connected to both the life cycle of the village but also its population. We also explore how cultural practices impact on the lives and rights of the people. Our lead facilitator holds an Msc African Politics from SOAS he has extensive experience in working and studying in Africa. (please contact us for a quote for your area
Development Education Workshops for Transition Year and Secondary Schools
Full Day – 380 euros
Half Day – 260 euros
Travel – Petrol plus 10e per hour of driving from Dublin. Calculated through AA Route Planner
Example – Full Day workshop in Mullingar.
Workshop – 380 euro Petrol – 23.76 euro Travel time 2hr 6min – 20.60euro
Total – 424.36euro
FOLI: THERE IS NO MOVEMENT WITHOUT RHYTHM