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Social empowerment through music for children in Palestine

October 28, 2016

Performance at Dar al Kalima, Bethlehem

Today the Al-Majdal Orchestra with our 8-10 year old students gave a great concert!

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October 3, 2016

Welcome to the New Students!

At the beginning of each academic year, new first-graders join Sounds of Palestine’s after school program. Meet our 40 new students!

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September 1, 2016

Music Summer School 2016

We held our yearly Music Summer School in August, 2016, in which more than 60 children from Aida, al-Azzeh and Dheisheh refugee camp participated in a daily program for two weeks.

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June 14, 2016

Preparation End of the Year Concert

This week, all children of Sounds of Palestine will perform in the End of the Year Concert.

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May 26, 2016

Preparation School Exams

The children of Sounds of Palestine have exams in school this month, so our social workers help the children to study together and prepare for their exams.

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April 20, 2016

Orchestra Games

One of our favorite orchestra games is ‘Police and Criminal’: One child is the police and waits outside of the orchestra room. Another child is the criminal and makes a ‘musical crime’.

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March 21, 2016

Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day in the Middle East. The children played music for their mothers, gave them a flower and expressed one by one why they love their mom.

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March 14, 2016

Planting Seeds

Weather has changed, and it’s time to plant seeds: not only in our garden, but also musical seeds in our students!

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February 4, 2016

Christmas Concert in the Peace Center

We would like to thank the Municipality of Bethlehem for inviting Sounds of Palestine’s orchestra to perform during the Christmas Festival on the 10th of December. The Peace Center was packed with family and friends, who listened to a mix of Arabic and Western traditional songs. It was a truly heartwarming experience to play on […]

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December 19, 2015

Congratulations Retaj and Mustafa!

Cello students Retaj Zboun (al-Azzeh refugee camp) and Mustafa al-Kurd (Aida refugee camp), both 8 years old, participated in the 7th Magnificat String Competition in Jerusalem. We congratulate them with their great accomplishments, winning the 3rd and the 1st prize in their category!

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