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Shrine of Fatima

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Creative musical workshops


Creative musical workshops 

Within the celebrations of the Centennial of the Apparitions, the Shrine of Fatima promotes the Creative musical workshops, an initiative that uses the arts of music, theatre and dance, with particular emphasis on music, as illustrative mediators of the experience of the message of Fatima.  

The workshops are developed in the school vacation time in two different age groups:

  1. In the course of one day for children from 3 to 5 years old accompanied by their families;
  2. In the course of 4 consecutive days for children and adolescents from 8 to 14 years old.

The initiative takes place in Fatima on the months of April and June, and has as its residence the Pastoral Centre of Paul VI, and the most beautiful places and landscapes of Fatima.

Instruments sounds are heard, pipe organ tubes soaring, canvas and paper sheets are painted, a visit to Valinhos is made and the story of the little shepherds is told, there are praying moments, friends groups, dreams are lived. At the moment, this program is only available in Portuguese language. 



First day

5:30 p.m. – Welcoming the participants and families. 

Second day

9:30 a.m. – Who am I? Let us get to know each other through music!
11:00 a.m. – The story of Fatima told by Sister Angela.
2:00 p.m. – In the sounds of Valinhos I build a creative story!
5:00 p.m.  – I tell, I sing and I represent the story!

Third day

09:30 a.m.  – I prepare a scenario for the story.
11:00 a.m.  – I compose and rehearse the music in the story.
2:00 p.m.  – Let us get to know the Pipe Organ of the Shrine and… play it.
5:00 p.m.  – Creative exploration of The House of Candles.  

Fourth day

09:30 a.m. – I prepare the scenario and I join the general rehearsal.
3:30 p.m.  – I make a reflection on the days I spent in Fatima.
4:00 p.m. – I show the story to my family.
5:00 p.m.  – Farewell song and a few surprises.