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Birds with a Beat dance video competition

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 09 Feb 2011

Young people can perform their bird of paradise dance live at the Museum. 

Red Bird of Paradise

James King © Australian Museum Research Library

Encourage your students (aged 5-18 years) to enter this competition inspired by the flamboyant birds of paradise. The exhibition, Rituals of Seduction: birds of paradise , opening 9th April 2011, will generate ideas and enthusiasm. They send us a 3-minute movie of their dance and could be selected to perform live at the Australian Museum. Groups of students could do this as a curriculum linked activity in the classroom or in their own time with friends.

Find out more about the Birds with a Beat dance video competition.