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Welcome to your Summer News!

We have loads of exciting dance projects, events and performances for you to get involved with this summer, read on to find out more!

Unlock the Box!

We have an amazing project funded by Children In Need starting in May 2014. Movema will be working with Mab Lane Youth Centre and the Greenhouse Project  to bring together a variety of youth groups as part of the Flux Festival. We will be training up and coming young people to be world dance leaders of the future. Look out for more information about this fantastic project.

Images above from Céili Flashmob


Céili Flashmob

The flashmob on 16th May was a huge success, a great big thank you to everyone who came along and took part and of course, to all of you lovely people who saw it!  We are happy beyond words and genuinely moved to have been able to celebrate Irish culture with the city of Liverpool huge thanks to our participants and supporters Temple Bar Liverpool St Michael's Irish Centre High Sheriff Fund, Liverpool City Council. Look out for another flash mob in October as part of Liverpool Irish Festival !


Light Night 16th May 7.45pm come and see our exciting Bollywood performance with Airborne Academy Freerunners outside The Black-E with dynamic Bollywood workshop inside 8-9pm. More events on Facebook.

DiAsfrica- Is our new music and dance performance project collaboration between Movema and Brazuka celebrating dance from the African diaspora for more information visit here. Dancers needed please email CVs, headshots and showreel to by May 8th.

Carnival Dance classes will be starting from 21st May- 9th July make sure you're there to learn some high-energy moves from South America and the Caribbean! A final performance will take place at Brouhaha International Carnival on 12th July.

Oyé Active Zone

Since 2009 Movema have collaborated with Africa Oyé to provide dance workshops for free for all at the Oyé Active Zone from 21st & 22nd June at Sefton Park , Liverpool.

This annual event is the largest African music festival in the UK. Africa Oyé main stage artist Haja Madagascar will be running an Active Zone session on Saturday 21st June in Sefton Park. Come and join us for this fantastic participatory event!

To find out more about Oyé Active Zone take a look at this:

Carnival Classes

Carnival class call out !

As part of our World Dance Wednesdays we will be starting Carnival classes from 21st May. Our experienced dance teachers have performed at carnivals in Brazil and across the world, so don't miss this exciting opportunity to get involved! All those involved will get to appear in the final performance at Brouhaha in July 2014.

Our collaborators BrazUKa are here to get you ready for Carnival season with a great weekend of dance and drumming masterclasses on 17th & 18th May! Our Carnival classes start the very next week so this would be a great way to get in the swing this summer!!

Meet the Team

Rupal Maru  Movema workshop leader, performer & choreographer 
Rupal is the co director of indian arts business RuShee whom you can book for henna painting, Bollywood style dance and Body Art.  She will be starting a PGCE in September 2014. Her favourite dance styles are Bollywood and Bhangra as she can express and share her culture through these dance forms. Rupal would also love to learn break dance! She first became aware of Movema when attending a Zumba class. She was amazed by Movema's vibrancy, energy and that they were so unique ! She says, "Movema are fantastic to work with! Participants learn a new culture and get fit as well as gaining confidence and meeting people. You are guaranteed to have fun! "

Call out for volunteers

Movema needs you!

We are seeking volunteers for our Oyé Active Zone at Africa Oyé on 21st and 22nd June. We will also need people for Light Night on 16th May. All volunteers taking part in these events will receive the opportunity to attend free workshops and free classes at Movema. We are also seeking volunteers for events and office administration work.
For more information and to join our friendly team of world dance enthusiasts please get in touch via


BrazUKa are recruiting!

BrazUKa have a fantastic opportunity available for a part time Project Coordinator to coordinate the Di-Asfrica project.

To find out more and to apply please visit

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