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On demand: The Flight of the HummingbirdKids event

Watch online on www.hummingbird.vancouveropera.caRecorded at Vancouver Opera office, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Online until Monday 31 August 2020 23:59 (Vancouver time zone)
Performers
Vancouver Opera

This is a 45 minute long family opera about climate change. In it the animals of theforest are inspired to come together by Dukdukdiya, the Hummingbird, to save their beautiful forest home from a raging fire.


Q’inti the Hummingbird – a Quechen story   

One day in the jungle a fire broke out in the jungle

All the animals ran out of the jungle fearing for their lives

Suddenly the Jaguar saw a little humming bird head (q’inti)

The Jaguar asked him what he was doing and the Q’inti said

 “I am flying to the lake and get water to help put out the fire”

The jaguar laughed at him and said, “You’re crazy, you can’t put out this fire!”

The Q’inti replied, “At least I am doing my part.”


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