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Cultural Workshop

Apart from walking into the community, another good way of cultural understanding would be hands-on cultural workshop, with sharing and stories from Cultural Ambassadors, or having dialogues with youth from different ethnicities.

Arabic calligraphy workshop

Time: 1.5 - 2 hours 

Arabic calligraphy is a part of Islamic cultural heritage. In this workshop, participants will learn how to write and pronounce Arabic words, as well as listen to the stories of Muslims in Hong Kong.

“MeowMeow is missing!”
Multicultural Interactive Storytelling

Time: 1 - 1.5 hours

"MeowMeow is Missing!" is a multicultural picture book published by WEDO GLOBAL. This activity incorporates the elements of drama, Cultural Ambassadors use interactive ways to bring the story to life, taking participants on a journey of cultural discovery and personal growth.

 

Guided by the Cultural Ambassadors, participants will explore and appreciate the rich multiculturalism of the Yau Ma Tei community. They will have the opportunity to engage in conversations with people from diverse cultural backgrounds, learning to respect and embrace diversity.

 

Learning objectives:

  • Explore upon their own identities within their families, communities, and society

  • Cultivate respect and care for people from different cultural backgrounds

  • Enhance understanding and empathy for multicultural integration

  • Foster the diverse and inclusive development of the community

 

“MeowMeow is missing!” Picture book reference link

Nepali dance workshop

Time: 1 hour or above

Through the Nepali dance workshop, participants can understand the specialty, origins and costumes of Nepali dance. Cultural Ambassadors will also share their personal stories of living in Hong Kong. The workshop is designed to boost participants' energy levels, co-ordination and rhythm in a fun and relaxing way.

Cultural bracelet workshop

Time: 1.5 - 2 hours

Cultural bracelet is made in some countries as a meaning of friendship and protection. In this workshop, participants can learn the culture and festivals related to cultural bracelet, at the same time create their own bracelet with different design and colors, and to show appreciation for their friend by exchanging the cultural bracelets with each other.

Henna DIY workshop

Time: 1 hour or above

Henna is commonly used for body drawing with the meaning of blessings. With the guidance of experienced Cultural Ambassador, participants will learn about the origin, meanings, and uses of henna, at the same time practice various henna drawing skills.