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Musicians Without Borders has never worked in Afghanistan, but we do have experience in many different conflict regions and have recently been approached to comment on the current crisis. I return to an old theme: how does fear fuel war? And how can musicians help strengthen empathy, reduce fear, and support those displaced and victimised by war?
An article written by MWB trainer and workshop leader, Fabienne van Eck addressing the situation in Palestine. Originally written for Doopsgezind Magazine. “We’ve seen the news– are you safe there?” Urgent messages from friends tell me that news from Palestine has reached Europe. Since Covid restrictions have been relaxed in Jerusalem, the situation seems to […]
On January 21, an online signing ceremony launched our new collaboration with musicians and organizations in Jordan, with support from the Japanese Buddhist organization Soka Gakkai. Al-Musiqa Tjam’ana – ‘Music Brings Us Together’ – brings Musicians Without Borders’ inclusive approach to existing music projects reaching marginalized children, both from refugee and host communities. Caritas Jordan, […]
Mitrovica Rock School worked: students of the school found a place where politics could be shut out and where ethnic identity was secondary. What matters at the Rock School is what you can do, what you like and what you’re like. But then COVID-19 happened.