Welcome to Mozart Day Trip. Get yourself ready for a journey of discovery of the most friendly and unknown side of Maputo. You will experience to make your own Batik and your own piece of Arame, and you will take both of them home :-). Meet a traditional healer and have some delicious Mozambican food. A glimpse of Mozambique and some of its Arts in an intense morning.
Cowork Lab 4 (Mussiro’s Office)
We receive the guests at 8:00 am at CoWork Lab 4, then head to Bairro Luís Cabral which is a very authentic neighboor on the outskirts of Maputo (near the airport), where we will have our first art-activity.
Batik Workshop (8:30 to 10:00)
Our two batik masters Matola and Sergio will lead us through the first workshop session. All our guests will have a chance to design, create and make their own batik under the guidance of the batik masters.
When its all done and we have the final product, you can take your own batik home as a souvenir.
We will then have a 10 mins break so that people can refresh.
Arame workshop (10:10 to 11:30)
This session will be lead by Jose also know as Nyash, In the artistic community. This session will also last close to 1 hour and a half and detail by detail our guests will learn how it is done from the arame guru himself. Again remember to take your piece of art home when you are done.
We will get to see a bit of the bairro, once the arame is done, and learn the history behind the bairro and visit some of the traditional healers. We will learn from them how they learned to be traditional healers and many more things surrounding their beliefs.
After that, we shall have lunch. A traditional and delicious meal to wrap up the day in class. We will bring everyone back to Sommershield, Mussiro’s Office.