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Multilateral Youth Exchange - The sound that brings us together


Time-span: 8-15 July 2016


Short description

The purpose of the project "The sound that brings us together" was to meet youngsters' expectations of making their own instruments and playing music together by using their creations, while learning the musical traditions of each country. During the week-long exchange, youngsters made simple instruments using cardboard, paper, elastic, rope, wood, etc.

The creative workshops were dedicated to music creation, discovery and practice of traditional music of the countries involved, as well as the use of digital technologies in music. Youngsters finally set a stage for a theater performance in a friendly atmosphere.

The project was funded by the European union, under the framework of Erasmus + programme.

The participants were coming from Belgium, Reunion Island-France, Macedonia and Serbia.

 

Objectives

  • Bringing together 4 cultures by making music;
  • Making instruments from recyclable materials;
  • Learning about the traditional music and dances of the 4 countries;
  • Enhancing the crafting skills of the participants;
  • Learning about the cultural heritage of Macedonia.

 

Activities

  • Traditional music and dances workshops;
  • Workshops for fabrication of instruments;
  • Creation of Music;
  • Visits of local tourist sites.

Coordination (Belgium, Macedonia, Reunion Island and Serbia)
Logistics (Macedonia)
Evaluation and follow up (Belgium and Macedonia)
 

Partners

Lead Partner

  • Maison des jeunes des Banneux (Belgium)

Other partners

  • European Association for Local Democracy - ALDA Skopje (Macedonia)
  • Vivre ensemble avec nos différences (Reunion Island - France)
  • Jules Vernes (Serbia)


Contact

ALDA Skopje
Email: aldaskopje@aldaintranet.org


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