A One day Intensive Latin Music education program to educate & train students' musicality & rhythmic sense through Afro Cuban & Latin music

About this event
Musicalatin is a Latin Music education program which includes series of workshops with an aim to educate and train students’ musicality and rhythmic sense through the rich and diverse culture of Afro Cuban & Latin Music that form the base of the world music.


Latin Music is happy, rhythmic and expressive. Children could explore their creative potential in Afro-Cuban rhythm through the call-and–response elements in the percussion ensemble which facilitate ear training, and improvisation. Feel the touch of the magic of one of the most iconic and famous rhythm in Latin music which is Cha Cha Cha. Led by a world class Cuban musician and his teams, children will have a fun-filled experience that build up your kids’ musical confidence, foster coordination, balance and self confidence as well.

English and assisted with Cantonese. Suitable for 5 – 15 years old . Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum 25 Pairs (1 Child + 1 Accompanying Adult). Small percussions will be provided for accompanying adult, to be able to play together while the kids are doing the jamming.


Afro Cuban Folklore and its elements with lively music and dance form emerged in the mid-19th century, when the drumming of enslaved Africans blended with the melodies of Spanish colonizers. It's the roots of Afro Cuban music culture that influenced the development of other different musical styles and infectious rhythms, which influence the scene of world music. In this workshop, you will get to know the history and background of the black root of latin music, its related rhythms and dance forms which has a strong influence on what we have today in Salsa music and dance – an expression of the joy of life, and is designated by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage.

In English. Suitable for aged 16 or above. No need for any music knowledge pre-requisite. Maximum 50 Seats.


Unlock the complexity of Latin music by understanding the foundation on a deep concept and open your horizon with the key of the most popular and famous Latin pattern like different Cuban claves by practicing the claves metric as one of the most important element in Cuban or Latin music. This workshop allows you to apply different groove to different Music style and be fluent to navigate with your music and dance skills by applying this concepts element of Cuban music to enhance your rhythms and syncopate conditions. We will showcase some popular Afro-Cuban music styles and rhythms, such as the son, mambo, cha cha cha, bembe and much more, its musical structure and how to orchestrate and apply it with modern adaptations, including pop, jazz, rock and classical, etc. Participants will have a chance to learn how to play different percussion instruments as Maracas, Guiro, Bells, Clave, Bongos, Congas, timbales, etc. with its related music styles and rhythms.

In English. Suitable for aged 16 or above. No need for any music knowledge pre-requisite. Maximum 50 Seats.

8:00 pm- 9:00 pm PERCUSSION JAMMING

Percussion Jamming Group is a fun jamming session to let you Relax and De-stress! Allow you to engage with people and be creative through captivating rhythm and groove.

In English. Suitable for aged 16 or above. No need for any music knowledge pre-requisite. Maximum 25 Seats.

Venue : Hong Kong Cultural Centre

REMARKS: Seats are on First Come First Served basis.

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Instructor – David Chala

A celebrated Cuban musician who was a starring percussionist at the world's renowned Cirque du Soleil Alegria" show and performed with countless famous Canto-Pop artists including Jacky Cheung 张学友, Andy Lau 劉德華, Kelly Chen 陳慧琳, Teresa Carpio, etc.


- In line with the latest government regulations and in the interests of community health, the seating capacity is currently operating at reduced levels which may affect the admission and seating arrangement. Please check back for event announcements and updates.

- For the safety of participants, visitors, artists and staff, please note the following health precautions:- Please provide contact information when purchasing tickets.- Please bring your own mask and wear it at all times in the venue.

- Temperature checks will be carried out before admission. Visitors showing a temperature of 37.5°C or above will not be able to participate.

- Special seating arrangements are being implemented. Please follow the instructions of our staff.

- If you have travelled outside Hong Kong in the past 14 days or are wearing a home quarantine tracking wristband, please wait until your quarantine period is over before attending our event.

Adverse Weather Arrangements:

If a black rainstorm warning or a typhoon signal no. 8 or above is in force three hours before the start of the event, the event will be cancelled.

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