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Discover The Deaf Community of KL

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Discover The Deaf Community of KL

Immerse Into Kuala Lumpur's Silent World of the Deaf.
Immerse Into Kuala Lumpur's Silent World of the Deaf.
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English
workshop

Discover The Deaf Community of KL

workshop

Discover The Deaf Community of KL

Immerse Into Kuala Lumpur's Silent World of the Deaf.
Immerse Into Kuala Lumpur's Silent World of the Deaf.
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

6:00pm - 8:00pm SESSION 1: Guided Class on Malaysian Sign Language by Certified Instructor @YMCA KL Classroom You'll be welcomed into the Silent World by first learning the basic gestures and signs of the Malaysian Sign Language with a YMCA KL Sign Language Instructor who is also an Actor (Deaf). 8:00 - 9:00pm [FREE TIME] The DeafBeat Crew will arrive after 8:30pm to set up and tune their drums at the Studio @YMCA KL. Because of the free time, we encourage you to take a short supper at our Cafe with each other and practice the Sign Language. 9:00pm - 10:00pm SESSION 2: Immersion Hour with Deaf Beat and Deaf Drumming Instructor @ YMCA KL Studio You will be introduced to DeafBeat, the internationally renowned Deaf drum troupe specialising in Chinese Drums that was featured in Asia's Got Talent. You'll be briefed on DeafBeat's story while learning how they use vibrations, timing and cues to become a dynamic team of Hard-of-Hearing Musicians. This 3-Hour, 2 Session experience into a slice-of-life with Hard-of-Hearing will occur once, fortnightly on a DeafBeat training night which is either Monday or Wednesday. Please refer to the scheduled dates.

What's included

Equipment
Basic Sign Language Notes Paper and a mini-booklet of reference notes on PMY's Basic Malaysian Sign Language (Crash Course…

Your host

Amelia Cheong (YMCA KL)

Amelia Cheong (YMCA KL)

Hi! I am Amelia and I am the Senior Youth & Sports Coordinator here at YMCA KL. As one of the Staff of YMCA KL, we are passionate about reaching out to the citizens of Klang Valley through the social causes and community project that we constantly work on, from Youth Empowerment, Deaf Community Development, Community Sports, Education and towards providing fair opportunity to all especially our Members; that they may achieve their best and seek the true balance of Mind, Body and Spirit.

About the organisation

The YMCA of Kuala Lumpur

The Young Men’s Christian Association of Kuala Lumpur is a voluntary youth hub that echoes the cultural identity of our Nation. As part of the global YMCA, we are a non-profit Christian ecumenical charity organization, founded on 27th of October 1905. For a century we helped drive our evolving community of Klang Valley towards sustaining the true balance in Body, Mind and Spirit. www.ymcakl.com

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to The YMCA of Kuala Lumpur.

Where you'll be

We will conduct this special immersion within the YMCA of Kuala Lumpur, firstly in a Classroom to learn about the Malaysian Sign Language and then in the Studio where the DeafBeat does drum training.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 13 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

FOR SESSION 1 & 2 Photos and short video clips must be requested for with permission from YMCA KL Staff. FOR FREE TIME (8:00pm - 9:00pm) Please bring your own spending money/card for meals.
Amelia Cheong (YMCA KL)
workshop
Discover The Deaf Community of KL
New experience
$99 per person
New experience
$99 per person