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Coconut Leaf Weaving Workshop

April 6 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Coconut Leaf Weaving Workshop

Weaving Tradition: Cultural Workshops at Valley of the Latte

Nestled in the lush landscape of the Valley of the Latte, a unique cultural adventure awaits those eager to connect with traditions of the past. It’s an opportunity to immerse oneself into the rich tapestry of local heritage through hands-on experience and the beautiful art of weaving.

Join us as we unravel the threads of this ancient craft, guided by the skilled hands of local cultural practitioners. This workshop isn’t just a chance to learn a new skill; it’s a doorway to understanding and appreciating the profound significance of traditional arts in the tapestry of island life.

A Journey Through Weaving

The workshop begins with a scenic Adventure River Cruise. As the day unfolds, the rhythmic sounds of nature will be your soundtrack while our cultural masters introduce you to the art of weaving using coconut and pandanus leaves.

Discover how every fold and twist holds centuries of knowledge passed down through generations. You’ll have the chance to create beautiful and functional pieces such as baskets and fans, which are not only decorative but serve as a testament to the sustainable practices native to the region.

A Mini Fiesta-Style BBQ Lunch Plate

Midway through the workshop, participants will enjoy a mini fiesta-style BBQ lunch plate. This offers a taste of local cuisine and adds an extra layer of authenticity to your cultural excursion. Enjoy the flavors of the island as you take a break from your creative emergence.

Craft Your Own Cultural Keepsake

There’s something incredibly rewarding about crafting an item with your own two hands—especially when it’s steeped in cultural significance. The items you weave will serve as personal mementos of your time spent at Valley of the Latte, carrying with them stories and skills that span lifetimes.

Preparing for the Workshop

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience, we request that all attendees arrive at 8:30 am for a quick safety briefing. The Adventure River Cruise departs shortly after from the Main Dock, transporting you to the enchanting world of traditional weaving.

The workshop promises a unique blend of cultural enrichment, skill-building, and fun, catering to visitors of all ages. It’s more than a workshop—it’s a shared cultural experience that brings locals and travelers together in the spirit of learning and appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of the Valley of the Latte.

Our cultural workshops provide the rare chance to take a step back from the fast pace of modern life and engage in a practice as old as the community itself. Beyond simply learning to weave, you’re partaking in an ongoing story—a narrative woven into every leaf and fiber by the people of the Valley of the Latte.

Book your spot today, and be prepared to weave not just coconut leaves, but also lasting memories and connections that span both time and culture.

Whether you’re a visitor seeking an authentic island experience or a local looking to reconnect with your roots, the Valley of the Latte’s weaving workshop offers an enriching and memorable day filled with culture, craftsmanship, and camaraderie. Join us for an experience that will leave your hands busy, your stomach full, and your heart warmed by the spirit of the island.

 

 

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Details

Date:
April 6
Time:
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.valleyofthelatte.com/product/coconut-leaf-weaving-workshop/

Organizer

Valley of the Latte
Phone
671.789.3342
Email
info@valleyofthelatte.com
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Venue

Valley of the Latte
Route 4
Talofofo, Guam 96916 Guam
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Phone
6717893342
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