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Program Information

Program name: Rare Folk Art Traditions from Around the World
Program category: Multicultural- Other
Visual Arts- Folk Arts
Visual Arts- Other
Program length: 60 min+
Audience level: All ages
Audience size: 25+
Program description: Folk art traditions are expressions that have been with humans since the time of the first Civilizations. Such crafts have been passed along from generation to generation and today they form part of an ever evolving cultural heritage. As the people of the World come into ever closer and closer relationship, it is most important that Americans have full sympathy with, and understanding for all Nations. One of the most important ways of understanding any Nation is to know its folklore. For in its folklore, every people have embodied much of their culture and wisdom... Program include hands-on workshop, slide shows, folk art display with audience participation. Day of the Dead mask and puppets(Mexico)- Eye of God (Mexico)- Carnival masks (Latin America and the Caribbean)- Spirit masks (Africa)- Kites (India)- Shadow puppets (Indonesia)- Paper lanterns (China)- Accordion Books (Japan)are some of the hands-on art projects participants can create while learning about these incredible traditions!
Space/special requirements: Tables and chairs for participants Projector Screen
Travel restrictions: None
Program fee: $351- $500
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Special discounts for more than one presentation. All art supplies are included in this fee.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Long Island
Program last updated: 08/24/2017
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Miguel Cossio
Phone: 9175535247
Mailing address: 156 Weyman Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10805
E-mail address:
Website: http:// under construction
Previous appearances at: Queens Library- Long Island City, Queens, Hempstead Library, Hempstead, LI, Nyack Public Library, Nyack, NY, Riverdale Library, Bronx. NY, Katonah ES, Katonah, Westchester
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Performer information last updated: 08/24/2017


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