Thursday, August 8 and Friday August 9 from 10:00AM to 1:00PM.
In conjunction with the 3rd Annual ArtsFest, Silvermine will be offering a special two-day Costume workshop. Participants will create traditional costumes for Maracatu drumming and dance and be ready to participate in the August 10th parade at ArtsFest with A Tale of Two Nations featuring Maracatu Nação Estrela Brilhante and Nation Beat.
Participants should bring fabric (blue, white, gold, red or yellow) sequins, feathers, sewing scissors, needles, thread, elastic, glue, paper, pencils and all other essential sewing materials. Not required, but please let the school know if you can bring your own sewing machine.
Instructor: Queen Marivalda, one of the leaders of Estrela Brilhante; assisted by her dancers.