Singing for Peace

This project focuses on improving understanding and dialogue among Italian, Syrian and Lebanese communities through culture promotion. The main cultural vehicle will be through choral music, rap music, breakdancing, and the establishment of a permanent choir, composed of children living in Bab el Tebbeneh.

This project will revolve around 5 primary activities:

  1. Organize 150 hours of choral chant courses for Syrian and Lebanese children 6-15 years old.
  2. Organize 150 hours of rap music courses for Syrian and Lebanese children 8-17 years old.
  3. Organize 150 hours of breakdance courses for Syrian and Lebanese children 8-17 years old.
  4. Record a video about the activity implementation in order to show it inside 3 Italian schools

Organize a visit to Lebanon of 3 national level Italian artists in the field of the courses in order to provide 1 week workshops for the children and exchange their experience with Lebanese teachers.

Date 01/01/2016-31/12/2016
Project Singing for Peace
Budget 37,500 EUR
Location North Lebanon, Tripoli, Bab Al Tebbaneh
Donors EU
Partners ARCI Toscana- Main implementor, RMF is the Partner
Sectors Education and Human Development
Beneficiaries 30 Lebanese children, 30 Syrian children, 60 Italian children, and their families and communities