Cultural talks and demonstrations for schools

1. Cultural talks and demonstrations

The Ethnic Diversity Service (EDS) have a trained team of speakers from different cultural backgrounds, religions and faiths who give talks and demonstrations in schools.

The talks promote understanding of the beliefs, traditions, practices and values of different cultures which link well to the spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development of pupils which is a focus for Ofsted inspections.

Examples of the countries, faiths, festivals and demonstrations which can be requested for your talk can be viewed below:

Countries:
Angola, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Bangladesh, China, India, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Montserrat, Estonia, France, Germany, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine, Iran, Brazil

Faiths and religions:

Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Russian Orthodox Church, Sikhism

Festivals and celebrations:
Chinese Dragon Boat Festival, Chinese New Year, Christmas, Diwali, Eid, Hanukkah, Holi Festival, Jewish New Year, Passover, Persian New Year, Polish, Raksha Bandhan, Russian Festival of Winter, Thai New Year and many more.

Demonstrations:
African Music and Dance, Bollywood Dancing, Chinese Calligraphy, Cookery/Food Tasting, Craft Activities, Henna Painting, Indian Stick Dancing, Story Telling, Tai Chi and many more.