Sello Library | 5.10.2019

Saturday 5.10.2019 from 11 to 17, Sellon Kirjasto, Leppävaarankatu 9, Espoo. Free entrance!

11:00 – 15:00 Pin Workshop- Kolibrí

Paja
  • All ages.
  • We speak Spanish, Portuguese, English and Finnish.
  • Nonstop workshop.

Come and make your own pin 2019. Pin Kolibrí close to your heart!

Facilitators: Kolibrí team.

11:00 Babies Dance Workshop- Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast Rhythms

Jaminurkka
  • For moms or dads with their babies from 3 to 12 months.
  • Capacity 15 couples.
  • We speak Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish and English.
  • Duration: 45 min.

Holding our babies in our arms, we travel in dance. Music and movement naturally connect us to the microcosm of the dance tradition coming from the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. Adults attending the workshop should bring baby carriers and wear comfortable clothing.

Artist: Mariano Vega (Nicaragua)

11:00 Storytime-Tres Kolbríes vamos a Sello

Lastenmaa
  • For children ages 1 to 3 years old accompanied by an adult.
  • Storytelling in Portuguese and Spanish.
  • Duration: 45 min.

An encounter with stories, books and imagination, specially targeted to families with children 1 years of age and older. “Tres Kolibríes vamos a Sello” (Three Hummingbirds go to the Sello Library) carry on with the tradition of entertaining afternoons of storytelling, book-reading and friendships that kicked-off the “Tres Nubes”group (Three Clouds) back in 2010.

Narrators: Verónica Miranda (Argentina) & Maria Luisa Lozano Letelier (Brazil)

11:00 & 11:30 Science Workshop- Dancing Bubbles

Akseli
  • For children ages 4 to 13 years old accompanied by an adult.
  • Capacity: 20 pairs per shift.
  • We speak Spanish, Finnish, English and Portuguese.
  • Duration: 30 min.

Can we make soap bubbles go wherever we want? We can find bubbles in nature and in our lives, during bath time, in sea foam… Can bubbles help us understand how static electricity works? Let’s make bubbles! And with the help of Physics, we will learn to steer them wherever we want.

Teachers: Ana Álvarez Piedehierro & Beatriz García Ustárroz (Spain)

12:00 Dance & Percussion Workshop- Brazilian Samba

Stage
  • For children ages 7 years old and up accompanied by an adult.
  • Capacity: 20 pairs
  • We speak Spanish, Finnish, English and Portuguese.
  • Duration: 60 min.

Come and play drums and learn some dance movements from this Afro Brazilian dance with world-renowned Brazilian musician Adriano Adewale and dancer Carolina Adewale. This workshop proposes the rediscovery of our ancestors’ culture. All welcome, no previous experience is necessary.

Artists: Carolina Adewale & Adriano Adewale (Brazil)

12:15 Music and storytelling for early childhood- Trilogía “NiNHO”.

Jarminurkka
  • For children ages 3 months to 3 years old accompanied by an adult
  • Capacity 30 couples.
  • We speak and sing in Portuguese.
  • Duration: 35 min.

NiNHO | From the original tale “O Ninho do Urso Gaspar”, by Inês Montalvão, O Som do Algodão knits a web of affection. When we unfold our nest, when we open the door of our nest to others, there is something changing. Right there, in that precise moment. “If we do from anywhere, OUR place, this only proves that deep down … we are our own Nest.”

Artists: Colectivo O Som do Algodão & Inés Montalvão (Portugal)

12:00–16:00 Graphic Workshop- Create your own Kolibrí T-shirt

Paja vinyylileikkuri ja prässi
  • For children of all ages with an adult.
  • We speak Spanish, English and Finnish.
  • Nonstop workshop.

Let’s put color and wings to the imagination! Bring your own t-shirt and you’ll be able to stamp Kolibri’s logo on it!

Facilitators: Sello librarians & Kolibrí volunteers’ group.

12:30 – 16:00 Cardboard Workshop and Installation- Big Bugs

Paja Ikkunapöydät
  • For children ages 3 years old and up accompanied by an adult.
  • We speak Spanish, Finnish, English and Portuguese.
  • Non-stop workshop.

Would you like to build up cardboard animal toys? Let’s investigate the amazing details of the insect world, study them, listen to some amazing stories about some species that surround us at home or in the woods in Finland and then reproduce them at big scale with recycled cardboard. It would be wonderful to recreate the insect world in big all together and have them as a little exhibition!

Artist: Ina Fiebig (Germany)

13:00 Science Workshop- From DNA to Brain: What are We Made of?

Akseli
  • For children ages 7 years old and up accompanied by an adult.
  • Capacity: 20 pairs
  • We speak Spanish, Finnish, English and Portuguese.
  • Duration: 60 min.

This workshop will ignite the innate curiosity of the children for the natural world and motivate them to explore, ask questions and discover the world. We hope that, by providing representativity, the children will relate to at least one of the brilliant scientists presented in the support material and they will be proud of their cultural inheritance and social group.

Teachers: Caroline Biojone & Plinio Casarotto (Brazil)

14:00 Music Workshop for Babies- Pikku Aurinko

Lastemaa
  • For babies and children under 1,5 years old with an adult.
  • Capacity 20 couples.
  • We speak English, Spanish, Portuguese and Finnish.
  • Duration: 45 min.

Let’s use music, movement and play to strengthen the bond between the caretaker and the child. We’ll do this by giving them the chance to learn new songs and activities that they can practice later on at home. We will sing Latin-American songs in Spanish, Portuguese, native tongues and Finnish.

Teachers: Clara Petrozzi (Finland-Peru) & Pikku Aurinko ry

14:00 Dance Workshop- Argentine Chacarera

Jaminurkka
  • For kids from 5 years old and up accompanied by an adult.
  • We speak Spanish, English, Portuguese and Finnish.
  • Capacity: 20 couples.
  • Duration: 60 min.

How about dancing to the lively chacarera? We will learn its basic steps and a fun and easy-to-remember choreography. Come to dance, and to improvise, at the beat of the guitar, the bombo and the violin.

Artist: Erika Avelli (Argentina), Pasos de Fuego ry

14:00 Musical Exploration Workshop- How does it feel like to be in a choir?

Akseli
  • For children ages 7 years old and up accompanied by an adult.
  • Capacity: 20 couples.
  • We speak Spanish, Finnish, English and Portuguese.
  • Duration: 60 min.

Let’s try it together! The conductor of the Latin American Choir of Helsinki invites you to explore and enjoy a very special family activity. Music, interaction, voice and laughter will drive the workshop. Families will be able to take part in a real choir, singing, improvising and exploring their own voices. What if it all ends in a concert? Get on stage, sing and dance.

Conductor: Jesús Ortega (Spain), Latin American Choir of Helsinki

15:00 Interactive Concert- Latin American Choir of Helsinki & Kolibri’s families

Stage
  • For the whole family.
  • We sing in Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Duration: 30 min.

Welcome to this concert featuring the young and the not so young! We will hear the Latin American Choir of Helsinki and those who participate in their lovely workshop. The beautiful workshop finale will provide participants with the entire experience of being part of a choir: from warming up and rehearsing to creating a new composition and presenting it to the public.

Conductor: Jesús Ortega (Spain), Latin American Choir of Helsinki

15:00 Capoeira – Small elements creating a huge community

Jaminurkka
  • For children ages 3 years old and up accompanied by an adult.
  • Capacity: 20 kids.
  • We speak Finnish, Portuguese, English and Spanish.
  • Duration: 60 min.

Welcome to enjoy the good energy of Brazilian Capoeira! In this workshop Capoeira movements and steps will be taught in a dynamic way with games and music. The rhythm, joyful songs and acrobatic movements will offer the kids a great moment of amusement and learning about Afro- Brazilian culture.

Artist: CM “Bom Cabelo” José Reinaldo Santos Soares (Brazil), Tambor Vivo ry

15:30 Storytime-Tres Kolibríes vamos a Sello

Lastenmaa
  • For children ages 5 years old and up accompanied by an adult.
  • Storytelling in Portuguese and Spanish.
  • Duration: 30 min.

An encounter with stories, books and imagination, specially targeted to families with children 5 years of age and older. “Tres Kolibríes vamos a Sello” (Three Hummingbirds go to the Sello Library) carry on with the tradition of entertaining afternoons of storytelling, book-reading and friendships that kicked-off the “Tres Nubes” group back in 2010.

Storytellers: Verónica Miranda (Argentina) & Maria Luisa Lozano Letelier (Brazil)

16:00 Music & tales for children- CircOntado

Stage
  • For the whole family.
  • We speak and sing in Portuguese.
  • Duration: 45 min.

Life is a circus! And so are stories! What if we were all part of the same circus? A story session that combines the fantastic and the unreal, wolves that speak Spanish and girls who lose their minds during recess and climb mountains without fear. All together in the same melting pot of stories. Children of all ages, welcome to CircOntando, a circus that tells of tales untold, where stories are served with uncontrollable laughter!

Artists: Colectivo O Som do Algodão (Portugal)