23 Mar 2024 14:00 - 16:00 Atrium, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP


Please note that this event is fully booked. You can add your name to the waiting list and you will be notified if places become available.


To celebrate the diverse and vibrant Indigenous music and performance art, the Indigenous Studies Discussion Group at CRASSH will present a family-friendly workshop, at which various groups of UK-based Indigenous artists from across the world will teach their unique music and dance style. The workshop will be followed by a concert performed by groups involving Indigenous Quechua artists.

Puppetry workshop by Jose Navarro Theatre

14:00 – 14:40 Puppetry workshop

The programme will be led by Quechua puppeteer Jose Navarro – Theatre it with ample repertoire of themes and characters. Will present a variety of puppets of music and dance from the Andes and Amazon, and worldwide traditions. 

Features The Ritual Scissors Dance, The pan pipe player, Vicuña Queen of the Andes, Diablada, the Condor and much more. 

Suitable for a family audience

Quechua music band

It’s a London-based music band that promotes Andean music in the UK. 

The repertoire includes musical genres such as the Huaynos, Toriles, Carnivals, Sikuris, Andean tropical music, Harawis, Quechua songs and instrumental versions with the Andean instruments such as Charango, Quena or flutes, Pan-Pipes, Guitar, Drum and Shakers. 

The band features the following members from Peru and Bolivia: Carlos Saldaña, Jeannette Rojas, Wilfredo Avalos and Jose Navarro. 

There will be two parts of the music session:

14:50 – 15:20 Concert part 1

15:20 – 15:30 Interval 

15:30 – 16:00 Concert part 2

Suitable for a family audience

Images courtesy of Quechua Music Band and Jose Navarro Theatre

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