KS2 Dance Workshop: South American Carnival

Three dance sessions exploring the samba rhythms of the Rio Carnival.

1. Getting ready
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2. Carnival steps
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3. Carnival parade
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South American Carnival

The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro - and many other cities around the world - is held to mark the beginning of Lent. The festival begins on the Friday afternoon preceding Ash Wednesday and ends at noon on Ash Wednesday - when the 40 days of Lent commence.

Resources

Teacher's Notes
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