Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 9: Cultural Traditions of the Islands (cc)

This series explores different cultures and fun things about different parts of the world - with one special twist - a concentration on islands. Each program visits one island and viewers learn about the island's culture and habitat through hands-on crafts. It's all about getting to know people of other cultures, not Click for more

8. Cuba (cc)

08. Cuba (cc)

Cuba was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492 and is the largest island in the West Indies. Located south of Florida, it is semi-tropical and has over 3500 small islands surrounding the main island. Music and dance personifies the culture here, especially the traditional Salsa. Cuba's proximity to Haiti, the United States, Mexico, and Jamaica has allowed people to migrate easily onto and off of the island causing a diverse culture. The four how-to crafts in this program include: Surrealistic Painting; Hidden Symbol Sugar Bowl; Cuban Tody Bird; Ruffled Rumba Conga Shakers. 2007/CC Closed-Captioned PI 30 min.
Also See: Cuba on Fire: Mythologies and Origins of Carnival; Cuba: Viva La Revolucion?; Cuba and Human Rights

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