Cultural school dayWorkshop
Like at each festival edition, the school students benefit from the various masked activities, adapted to their age, at attractive prices. This 8th edition is no exception. As well as performances by Josepha Lauth Thomsen (Greenland) and Horta van Hoye (Belgium/Canada), the traditional Ivorian dance show, the guided tour of exhibits and a roundtable discussion reuniting our foreign artists, the kids will have the opportunity to take part in unusual activity during our event.
In fact this year, in partnership with the Association des Sourds de l’Estrie, we have the privilege of welcoming two Québec artists, deaf from birth, Marie-Pierre Petit and Jacques Hamon, otherwise called Pafoli and Jaclo. Furthermore, the children from Christ-Roi school of Saint-Camille will spend a good part of the day alongside children of the same age with hearing impairments and their accompanists. A good opportunity to share and exchange to better get to know and understand one another, and make hearing impaired culture accessible.
More info on our artists : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKNbmAe81zs
On the program for this noteworthy « Hearing-impaired special » day
- 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. : Dé-Couvrir, awareness raising workshop for the 3rd and 4th graders, animated by Marie-Pierre Petit
- 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. : Dé-Couvrir, awareness raising workshop from age 5 to 2nd grade, animated by Marie-Pierre Petit
- 11:30 a.m. : Shared meal, Picnic in the school yard
- 1 p.m. : Pafoli and Jaclo : Sourd comme ça, clown show with Marie-Pierre Petit and Jacques Hamon ; from age 5 to 4th grade
Note that Marie-Pierre Petit will have Carte blanche for 15 minutes during the masked gala between 5 and 7 p.m., to mostly share her morning experience with the kids.
A Quebec sign language translator will be present for all the above activities.