Thumbiano Instrument Workshop

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(Photos curtesy of Kevin Cheung)

There has been a wave of crafty workshops in Hong Kong these few years. It started all off with small leather card holders, and then it was seen in every single district of the city, even changing half of the fabric market Sham Shui Po into DIY leather supplies shops.

I came across this interesting “Thumbiano” workshop led by recycling enthusiast Kevin Cheung – making use of recycled wooden wine boxes to transform it into a Kalimba, which is an African instrument consisting of a wooden board attached with staggered metal tines. It makes heavenly sounds and takes you deep into a jungle, surrounded by greenery in a split second.

The workshop will be conducted in Cantonese, and kids are welcome with a parent accompanying. Register by clicking here.


Date: 6 Aug 2016

Time: 2:30-3:30pm

Venue: Rm 1501, 15/F, Chung Ying Building, 20/20A, Connaught Road West, Hong Kong


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As a daughter of an entrepreneur and being one herself, Grace has lived and learned all sides of creating and growing businesses. She is excited to bring all that life experience as well as 7 years of crafting content to G Edition, her very own edition of experience sharing in work and travel. She is a full-time bag designer and manufacturer, part-time traveler, and a lover of creative crafts.

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