Global Women in Music 4 Human Rights

UV4P is partnering with Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica for the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the signing of the universal declaration of human rights. The Gala concert will take place in Rome on November 4th.

Annual flamenco festival in Brussels, Belgium

As part of the celebrations of the European year for cultural heritage, UV4P is organizing a “meet the artist” encounter on the eve of the 1st of March with the Gipsies of the Mediterranean at the prestigious Palais des Beaux Arts.

Under the auspices of the Spanish Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium, David Dorantes and Taksim Trio acting as our Peace Ambassadors will debate the value of flamenco, world Cultural Heritage, and as an instrument for intercultural dialogue and social inclusion.

Dance for Peace

Celebrating the International Peace Day in the context of the international cinema festival in Cañada Real Madrid. The act takes place on the 17th of September with the participation of Syrian Palestinian dancer Ahmad Joudeh. See more. 

A dialogue of Souls around the Mediterranean Sea

A unique musical production bringing together musicians from diverse cultures guided by Grand Maestro Jordi Savall, UNESCO Peace Ambassador, on the occasion of the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation Annual Gala Dinner on December 4th in Brussels, to celebrate the values of: sharing, respect of diversity, co-creation and intercultural dialogue. Musicians from Israel, Syria, Turkey, Greece and Spain will perform a musical dialogue which includes songs of Christian, Sephardic, Ottoman and Arab-Andalusian origins.

Prompted by the large flows of migrants and refugees throughout Europe and the Mediterranean, this theme aims at raising awareness of the cultural richness of the countries bordering the Mare Nostrum. The concert will demonstrate how music can serve an even more prominent role in cultural diplomacy. Read more.

United in Diversity – Artists Residency

This flagship project will bring together 18 artists (musicians and dancers) from Turkish, Israeli, Palestinian and Syrian communities for a five day residency of artistic co-creation and coexistence in March 2018, in Brussels. The program will address refugee integration and attempt to build bridges with their host communities using the universal language of music to facilitate cooperation and understanding. More information will become available soon so stay tuned!

Artistic Workshops

A unique team of artists from different disciplines (Music, Visual Arts, Body Expression, Circus Arts) join forces to offer artistic workshops in refugee camps and a liaison platform for artists interested to contribute. After years of experience, the organisation has developed a successful model for interactive sessions aiming to stimulate participants by making artistic expression available to everyone. The project includes i) establishment of direct contacts between creators of different countries; ii) logistic support for the exchange of artistic creation; and iii) collaboration with artistic teams to achieve common projects. Contact us to know more.

Music And Resilience Support (MARS)

Welcome to MARS – an online resource centre promoting learning, research and exchange in the field of psycho-social music practice within under-resourced, deprived and marginalised communities. The MARS community is happy to offer a wide range of resources developed during the project’s pilot phase (2015-17), including a digital notice board linking potential employers to qualified and experienced PS musicians and music therapists. Find out more.