Cultural Ambassador - Wongel - Join us to learn Eskista with fun choreography! Eskista is a dance from the Amhara region and the most widely recognized style of traditional dance.Date: Jun 02, 2020 (One Time) Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Language: English Country: Ethiopia Culture: Ethiopian Age: 11-12 Y, 13-14 Y, 15-16 Y, 17+ Location: N/A
Beginning with a warmup, we will work on specific aspects of eskista from the shoulder movements adding in the torso and directions of the neck. We will then learn a short choreography from the song “Ya Lela Yehe Lela” by Alemeye Getachew combining many different styles of eskista! E
Suggested Materials - Either a Netela (Traditional cotton shawl) or a long piece of fabric to be wrapped around waist. A long sleeve shirt also works well.