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Immersive Experience

  • Learn Latin Dancing

  • Learn Latin Drumming and Singing

  • Woman's Workshops: We are all Equal

  • A Mile in My Shoes

Immersive Experiences

Viva la Vida! Time to experience what the Ventana Festival has to offer!

 Be immersed in the world of Latin America and the Iberian coast - these immersive experiences are great ways to help with health and well-being, whilst also providing great fun for kids and adults!

 

Latin dancing, drumming and singing

Wednesdays 5, 12, 19 & 26 February, 6.30pm-8.30pm | Cube 37

Come join in on this FREE fun event to learn how to dance to impress or learn how to drum with an exotic style. No experience needed.

This adventure will make you a Ventana Fiesta performer on Saturday 29 Feb! Learn a new skill to impress everyone you know or at least that special someone with your dance moves. Great for the whole family, with classes for kids, beginners and advanced.

Learn it all at Cube 37 where you can learn Latin dancing accompanied by live drums, or learn to drum to create the vibe of Latin dancing or simply try both!

FREE, please wear comfortable attire.

Book Your Spot

 

Women’s workshop: We Are All Equal

Saturday 29 February, 10.30am-2.30pm | Frankston Library Long Room

Latin Stories Australia in conjunction with Eastern Domestic Violence Service and Unpresentable Ego deliver workshops for women on gender stereotypes, gender inequality and family violence.

During this workshop you will reflect and learn how to break away from negative stereotypes and live a healthier and more respectful life.

FREE, RSVP is essential -  Click here to RSVP.
For women 18+ only - Max 25 participants, so act fast to secure your spot!

 

A Mile in My Shoes

A FREE pop-up immersive storytelling experience, by London-based Clare Patey, Empathy Museum

Thursday 27 February to Sunday 15 March | Frankston Library Forecourt

Take a walk in someone else's shoes - literally!

Housed in a giant shoebox, A Mile in My Shoes is a shoe shop where visitors can experience the world from a stranger’s perspective.

Step inside, swap your shoes, slip on some headphones and take a walk as the shoes’ owner shares their story with you. Discover tales from all walks of life - an 81-year-old rower, a marine biologist, a Vietnam War veteran and even an English migrant with a fear of water.

Created by London-based artist Clare Patey of Empathy Museum, this work explores how empathy can not only transform our personal relationships but also help tackle global challenges such as prejudice, conflict and inequality.

From England to Brazil, A Mile in My Shoes has travelled all around the world.

The project is presented by Arts Centre Melbourne as part of its Betty Amsden Participation Program, an annual community event series established by the late Betty Amsden AO and Arts Centre Melbourne to inspire and engage with all Victorians

Monday to Friday, 12pm - 4.30pm
Saturday & Sunday, 10.30am - 3.30pm

Late Night Openings!

Thursday 27 February - open until 7.30pm
Saturday 29 February - open until 9pm
Tuesday 3 March - open until 7pm
(Please note that A Mile in My Shoes will be closed on Monday 9 March for the public holiday).

Free, no bookings required. Recommended for ages 12+.

 

Preschool Bilingual Storytelling

English – Italian | Tuesday 25 February | Seaford Library | 9:30 – 10am

English- Spanish | Thursday 27 February | Frankston Library |10:30 -11am

English- Portuguese | Friday 28 February | Carrum Downs Library |10:00 -10:30am

Free, no bookings required.

Educational workshops and incursions for schools and community groups available throughout the year.  Enquiries: 03 9784 1896