calendar
search
love middlesbrough logo love middlesbrough logo love middlesbrough logo love middlesbrough logo love middlesbrough logo
 

 
close

Published 7th Mar 2018

German rapper Chefket performs at myplace

German rapper Chefket entertained a capacity crowd at Middlesbrough's myplace youth centre.

The event was part of a UK tour to introduce young people to German music, culture and language as part of a Goethe-Institut project.

The rapper's songs engage young people with issues such as everyday school life, first love and their future.

Chefket's performance also gave his audience further inspiration to perform in public themselves as well as introducing them to German culture and language.

The workshop after the concert offered an insight into the life of a rapper and the art of rapping, as well as the roles of the entire band including what it is like to be a technician, singer or DJ.

myplace manager Tracey Smith said: "The young people of myplace have been working hard developing their musical understanding, technical skills and creative expression.

"The Chefket concert was a great night with more than 100 people attending, and they all gained an invaluable insight into what young people from different cultures enjoy.

"Seeing the live performance will inspire them to perform in front of an audience themselves, and they’ve also had a great introduction to the German culture and language."

"This whole experience has helped to improve their self-esteem, engagement and confidence."

The Goethe-Institut has been working with youth centres in the UK and looks forward to further collaboration with myplaces across the country.

Chefket's visit to Middlesbrough was part of a UK tour including dates in London, Ipswich, Hull and Whitby.



Design your own comic strip for the chance to meet Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney!

Meet globally loved children’s author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Jeff Kinney, at a multi-schools event, and win books for your school.

Fundraising on the Menu at first CEO Eat Out

You’ve heard of the CEO Sleepout – but now comes the CEO Eat Out!

Ronnie Scott's All Stars are heading to Middlesbrough

Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club and combining world-class live jazz, narration and rare archive images and footage, the All Stars take to the stage to celebrate ‘The Ronnie Scott’s Soho Songbook’.

Hemlington Litter Pick goes from strength to strength

A community clean up initiative which was set up only three months ago, has already been hailed a huge success.