June 12, 2020 – 27th June
Our Rocker Show was an online international series featuring rockers from across the globe who, despite the pandemic, were doing impactful work in various spheres.
Our first guest was Mehad Nasreldin from Sudan, the founder of SMAfrica Mental Wellness Platform, who is also the African Youth Personality 2019.
Our second guest Rajesh Khadka, the co-founder of the Byoma Kusuma center in UK, has been studying and practicing Buddhism under the guidance of the Vidyadhara Mahayogi Sridhar Rana Rinpoche. He teaches and guides students in their meditation practice
In UK and across the world.meditation practice in the UK and around the world.
In the third episode, we discussed reverse inclusion with Musema Faruk, the founder of Ability Sports Africa in Uganda. Faruk is a passionate soccer player, who through his organization aims to challenge social stigmas around people with disabilities and promote social inclusion in schools and communities. His goal is to empower children and youth through reverse inclusion.
Musician, dancer, teacher and researcher, Juan Felipe Miranda Medina from Arequipa, Peru, joined us for our 4th episode to for an experience of Danceability with Zapateo.
Juan is the first Peruvian to graduate with honors from the master’s program Choreomundus – International Program in Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritage. In addition, he holds a bachelor’s degree in musicology and a Ph.D. in telecommunications.
Afro-Peruvian music and dance are at the core of Juan’s research interests, and his approach is informed by anthropology, semiotics and philosophy. Juan has held several workshops internationally in Bolivia, Guatemala, Brazil and Norway; and performs as a pianist in the classical style in his home city of Arequipa.