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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?
We invite you to join us for the first of four meet-ups in the Tolhuistuin, to explore how music can make a life-changing difference for people affected by war and armed conflict, how music can be an agent for inclusion and social change, and to reflect on a deeper commitment to systemic change through the […]
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, […]