The WARASA – Garifuna Drum School
The Garifuna culture is infectious! Visit Punta Gorda, Toledo District, and let the WARASA Garifuna Drum School seal that bond with the ultimate platform to learn all about the vibrant traditions and tasty cuisines! Activities include drumming lessons, drum-making, dancing lessons, cooking lessons and a traditional culture show.
A bit of History:
As descendants of African and Carib-Amerindians, the Garinagu people arrived to Belize’s shores from St. Vincent in the early 19th century. They settled among the southeast soast and southern regions of Belize, adding a vibrant blend to the country’s cultural makeup.
Let us share this unique culture with you in a truly “hands-on” way with interactive lessons, or just sit back and enjoy a traditional group performance, or ask about other options, like singing or language lessons—it is all completely up to you!
- Drumming lessons a one-on-one lesson, or in groups of four or more
- Dance lessons
- Drumming and dinner
We offer a variety of flexible half-day packages. Choose three activities from the list below that you want to make up your half-day package, and we will tailor it to suit you:
- Drumming lesson
- Drum-making lesson
- Dancing lesson
- Cooking lesson (conch fritters or hudut)
- 30-minute traditional group show
You can also include a delicious cultural lunch or dinner to your preferred package too!
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