dialogue - Jersey Educational tour - 30th April to 5th
for this tour came as a result of one of the teachers at a Jersey
school suddenly discovering our website.
the help of Kalithasan Chandrasegaram, we delivered Indian dance
workshops in a number of Jersey schools. On each of the four days
the host school invited classes of students from other nearby schools.
The tour was a great success. We have already received an invitation
to return next year.
Jersey Evening Post Friday 11th May 2007
Anthony Dearie [photos from the newspaper article of
Bisakha here and of
Kali Dass here]
from Jersey's primary schools have been learning the art of Indian
schools - d'Auvergne, Grouville, Mont Nicolle and Grands Vaux -
hosted other primary schools from their areas and welcomed professional
Indian dancers and teachers, Bisarkha Sarker and Kali Dass.
week was organised by early years adviser Yasmine Thebault, whose
department paid for the pair to visit the Island.
reception teacher Paul Joumeaux said it had been an enjoyable experience
for the children. 'The dancers did hand dances with aU the children
and taught some of them full dances which they showed off at the
end of the day,' he said. 'It has been absolutely fantastic. It's
been a great week and some of the children have been mesmerised
by their dancing.'
by Paul Journeaux.]