Hong Kong Baptist University

A Latin America To Be Told And Spoken 2022-23 - Food And Drinks (CCL22230042)

Activity Session(s) 2022-10-05 19:30 - 2022-10-05 21:30
Venue: Online via Zoom
Language: English
Corresponding GA(s): Citizenship, Learning, Knowledge
Speaker: Chicaca Culture - 4 Latin American Culture Enthusiasts
Organiser: SA-SHC
Enquiry: Cora
3411 2672
Registration Period: 2022-08-23 00:00 - 2022-09-28 23:59
Registration Description:
This CCL-recognised course is designed to teach beginner level’s Spanish with a series of interactive activities. Students will be able to get a taste of Latin America’s language and cultural richness through 5 distinctively themed sessions covering travel, dance, handicrafts, music, and food & drinks.


Session 3 (Food and Drinks) - 5 Oct  
Learn about the national dishes and drinks in some Latin American countries, how their cuisines got influence from Native American, African, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, even Chinese and Japanese.
Venue:  Online via ZOOM

Session 4 (Music) - 19 Oct 
Explore the evolution of Latin music, from the pre-Columbian civilizations, to the colonial and slavery period, and lastly to the present day’s “Latin invasion” to the US music industry.
Venue:  Online via ZOOM

Session 5 (Handicrafts) - 26 Oct
Discover the history and culture behind Latin American’ handicrafts, and their relation to the pre-Columbian civilizations.
Venue:  Online via ZOOM

Time:  7:30 pm - 9:30 pmMedium of instruction:  English and SpanishHost:  Chicaca Culture - a group formed by 4 enthusiasts who are dedicated to promoting Spanish and Latin American culture in Hong Kong. They have recently produced an RTHK radio programme, which explores the stories of Hong Kong-based Latinos, as well as a 3-day Latin American Cultural Festival and a 2-week Day of the Dead Festival in Hong Kong.
Application Deadline:  ONE WEEK PRIOR TO EACH SESSION Eligibility:  Undergraduates from UGC-funded programme (priority to Halls Residents)​

*You may enroll into one or more of the sessions, but you are highly recommended to join all sessions for a full engagement and exposure to the topic.

-  Workshop arrangements may change subject to COVID development. -  Photos and/or videos might be taken during the activity and appear in the university's publicity materials. Your consent to this is assumed upon receiving your application. Otherwise please contact us.-  Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email one day after the application deadline (e.g. 15 Sep 2022 for Session 1 - Travel).

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