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Easter Festival 2017: Workshopleader

African Roots & Traditional Mozambican Dance

By the sounds of folk music instruments such as mbira, timbila, drums and many others, as well as storytelling, Celso gets the audience to join him on a trip to Africa's hot savanna without leaving the room.

Celso was born in Maputo, Mozambique. He grew up in an old fashioned tradition and started interpreting traditional music & dance from his roots' native land since childhood.

As a workshop leader in traditional music from Mozambique as well as a stotyterller Celso visited schools, kindergartens, libraries and culture centers in many countries such as England, Zimbabwe, Portugal, Australia, Finland, USA and Sweden, where he is currently residing having attended a teacher training program in percussion at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Department of Folk Music.