If you’re not getting the chance to get away this summer then drop into IKEA Belfast every Wednesday and Thursday 12noon to 4pm each day until the 25th August where you can experience different cultures from around the world.
You will experience amazing music, dance and arts and crafts from that country with an IKEA family exclusive workshop with a free gift bookable online or at a kiosk Instore. There is also face painting and a dress up area for the kids to get into the theme and have lots of fun.
The fun begins this Wednesday with Chinese week where you will be greeted by a Chinese lion and dragon, experience Chinese fan dance, make Chinese lanterns and Chinese calligraphy.
The last week in July we will go to Poland where the will be traditional dancers, jump jiggle and jive kids dancing as well as chandelier flower making.
The third week is Swedish week where we will have maypole dancing, lantern and Malta horse crafts. On Thursday from 5:30-8:30pm we will have our traditional crayfish party where you can enjoy a 3 course buffet of crayfish and other delights as well as a cocktail and another drink while enjoying music from abba tribute band the Bjorn Identity.
week 4 you can experience the colour and vibrancy of Latin America with samba music and dancers as well as piñata making workshops.
week 5 we will experience Irish and Ulster Scots dancing, some Celtic stain glass making and potato painting.
last week we go to India for Bollywood dancing, face painting, henna tattoos, craft workshops, little Bollywood and dressing up.
All Entertainment and activities are FREE