Beyond Skin with Kira Topalian and Maria-Laura Blanco Tover
A collaborative music & dance video linking Belfast to Arauca, Colombia supported by Natali Márquez Foundation.
The song “La tierra del Joropo” will be performed by musician Kira Topalian with traditional Joropo dance by Maria-Laura Blanco Tover.
Kira Topalian is originally from Connecticut and moved to Belfast to study Conflict Transformation and Social Justice
Maria-Laura Blanco Tover is a dancer and teacher living in Arauca who has been invited onto the Natali Márquez Foundation programme that aims to support young women in Northern Ireland & Colombia to assist them to develop and use their creative skills in peacebuilding. The Foundation was established by Natali’s sister Ingrid and members of Beyond Skin, Escualas de Paz and Brehon Advisory.