NOMAD Antwerp The Dance of the Quetzalcóatl

Israel Alonso & MetX
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Picture of NOMAD workshop Antwerp 2020

The children of the 4th grade of De Luchtballon school in Merksem get to work with the Mexican musician Israel Alonso and artists of MetX during 5 Thursday afternoons. They will be immersed in the tradition of the ‘Día de Muertos’, a Mexican celebration honoring the death. The result of this special collaboration will be presented in the form of a parade passing through the streets around the school. 

NOMAD focuses on the cultural wealth of the contemporary city. A professional musician creates together with a group of children. The children’s musical talents and cultural influences merge with those of the musician. BIG BANG provides a stage for the results. 

With the cooperation of Academie Merksem.