“Introduction to World Music Instruments” Workshop

What is world music? What are tribal musical instruments? Have you seen Asalato from Africa, the indigenous Didgeridoo from Australia and the most trendy musical instrument Handpan? In the workshop, ASURA band members will guide you through a novel music experience.

Date: 1st May
Time: 12:30-14:00
Venue: Multipurpose room of Hac-Sa Nautical Center
Audience: Anyone over the age of 12 who is interested in and is not familiar with world musical instruments
Language: Cantonese
Quota: 40 participants
Fee: Free of charge

Workshop Content´╝Ü
The workshop mainly focuses in teaching Asalato and provides basic concept of other tribal instruments, such as Handpan, Didgeridoo, Djembe and Jew’s Harp. The ASURA band will demonstrate lively and teach how to play Asalato in small group of 6-8 people. Students also can try to play other musical instruments afterwards. The first 40 students can receive a complimentary Jew’s Harp .

Tutors Introduction:
Lobo – Started to play asalato in 2010 and attended workshop in Japan. In 2015, he was invited to host workshop in Hong Kong and as well hosted several workshops in Macao. He is as well invited by IC to promote Asalato to more than 1000 students in Cultural Lecture.

Dave – The first group of musicians who introduced Handpan to Macao. He was playing in Macao Original Music Album “MoWave” and actively participated in overseas world music exchange.

Peter – The one and only musician in Macao playing digeridoo and hosted several workshops in Macao.

Event details: www.icm.gov.mo/hush
Online registration: www.icm.gov.mo/eform/event
Registration date: April 4, 10am onwards


  • The Organization reserves the right to change activity and instructors;
  • Due to the limited availability, participants who are absent without advance notice will be put on waiting list of other IC activities.