Collecting songs
(BETWEEN FRANCE AND NEPAL) In France, I tell children a story and they sing a song that I collect. Once I have finished my french collect, I will leave hitch hiking to Nepal. On my way, I will sing with my guitar and i will juggle with children. In return, they will teach me a song wich will delight my travel and wich will meet others children fron the world. Spreading songs all the way, I would like to provoke meetings and to build bridges between children from differents countries.

Who am I ?
Photo album


Collecting and spreading songs
Delphine s drawings
Departure and itinerary


Recent entries

Pierre the return
The life at the C.C.C.
good momos
The roof of the world
school on the moutains
... Archives ...


Site feed



Where am I actually ?

«  Mars 2018  »

French school

When i arrived during the pupils holidays , i thought to wait the end to have my collect of Turkish songs.

No, at the embassy, i know that the french school at Ankara is open.

Quickly, i met the director and together we decide the date: on february friday the 8th.

Like its name shows, this school works like a true french school with in more a few pupils from other nationalities.

Into the Isabelle class "C E 2", there are 20 children with 1 spanish and 2 finland girls.

With a few pupils from "C M 1" , they allowed to me  the collect of 3 songs among 2 are turc and 1 is french unitled: "at the hairdresser".

We had a lovely moment together; i have related the Tunga story.

In the classroom , there was no djembé (tam tam) but a derbouka which look like it. It's made with wood ,  goat skin , terra cotta and plastic.

The pupils danced on the derbouka music and they move well their members (arms and legs).

THANKS everybody, i'm happy for this 1° asia collect at the middle of my way.


Published at 10:43, 16/02/2008, Ankara
Tags : djembéderbouka
Add a comment

french school

which's the name of the french school at Ankara...?
Have you some photos ...?
The traduction is good for my english

Published by dad at 11:35, 16/02/2008

Page 17 on 28