and heal the wounds of war and conflict.
Half-way into the seventh annual band camp in Skopje, Macedonia, the four participating bands of the 2014 Ambassador Band Camp have all written and recorded new material. The bands have one to two new songs each and are preparing for a big concert on Friday August 29 at Havana Summer Club in Skopje City Park.
On Monday 11th August, Stone Flowers featured on BBC Radio One show ‘War Children’ . Listen to the show online over the next few days to hear how these torture survivors, and other survivors of violent conflict have used music to transform lives.
The Mitrovica Rock School is preparing for the seventh edition of its annual summer school in Skopje, Macedonia: the 2014 Ambassador Band Camp. The Rock School's mixed Ambassador Bands have been writing songs together for months, and will finally play *together* for the first time at the Band Camp.
“Some of the people in our group who were saying they were nervous or they couldn’t do it, they were the ones who performed the best!” On just day four of their training, every one of the 28 trainees had taken the skills they had learnt over the past three days, and led an activity with children. They were amazed, and we were proud.