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12 June 2017

Sounds of Change organised an evening in the beautiful Paradiso (Amsterdam). 45 musicians met each other in preparation of this evening and it was a big success, we sold out the venue :)

Sounds of Change benefit concert was sold-out!

28 May 2017

Caro Emerald and Blaudzun were invited to explain why they are participating in the Sound of Change benefit evening on the 7th of June, They talked about SOC, the power of music and we played the arabic version of A Night Like This.

Here is a link to see the show, from 37:20 on, it will be about Sounds of Change and the concert

 

Sounds of Change at the national TV show PAUW

11 May 2017

Check this amazing line-up, all these artists are performing together on this benefit concert for Sounds of Change in Paradiso, the 7th of June. For tickets, please visit the website of Paradiso

Great Line-Up in Paradiso, 7th of June

30 April 2017

Marijn Korff de Gidts and Lucas Dols went to Lesbos to train and support a group of Greek music teachers, who work with the children in refugee camp Kara Tepe.

This project week was a beautiful co-creation from the International Refugee Youth Orchestra, Because We Carry and Sounds of Change.

This picture is from a great jam we had at the Swiss Cross Community Centre, with musicians from camp Moria.

Great Jam at Lesbos

11 March 2017

LET'S ROCK THE WORLD

 

The first benefit evening for Sounds of Change was a big succes, with a sold out Paradiso :)

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Sounds of Change organised a benefitconcert on the 7th of June, 2017

All the performing artists had miraculous and challenging meetings with fellow musicians from various places in the world.

 

Artists

Amazing musicians performed together on stage: Caro Emerald & Nawras Altaky, Claudia de Breij & Nader Issa, Blaudzun & New Life Choir, Roos Blufpand & Ghaeth Almagooth, Izaline Calister & Shaza Hayek, Tangarine & Rasha Shaar, Helge Slikker & Nieloefaar, Janne Schra & Murhaf Alkurdi 

And last but not least, afterparty was with Matrub :)

 

This night we celebrated our common love for music

 

Benefit concert for Sounds of Change, 7th of June in Paradiso, Amsterdam

27 February 2017

Lucas Dols just finished a training with 17 teachers and facilitators from the NGO's SAWA, Women Now and Basmeh & Zeitooneh in Bekaa, Lebanon

Bekaa, training at Women Now office

17 February 2017

After a great workshop week, we finished the workshops in Istabul. Such a lovely, motivated, energetic and musical team. See you all next time :)

Finished the workshops in Istanbul

05 February 2017

Boomwhackers, shakers, horns, kazoo's, sticks, ukele, darbuka: Packing our stuff for a new training in Istanbul/Turkey. We will start a new training with 21 participants, who work with children in Turkisch refugee camps, or are about to start doing this.

Leaving to Turkey

22 January 2017

We just finished the first music workshop leaders training in Athens, what a lovely team.

The week was full of surprises, improvisation and positive energy.  It was great to work with the Jafra (refugees for refugees) team, See you next time!!!

Music Workshop Leaders training Athens

31 December 2016

Lucas started a new music workshop leaders training, in Chtaura, Bekaa, Lebanon. 20 partcipants from Women Now, Basmeh & Zeitooneh and SAWA.

 

Training Women Now, Basmeh & Zeitooneh and SAWA

30 December 2016

Celebrating Christmas with 150 children from various settlements in the Bekaa valley. We sang songs, danced, decorated cookies, created paper snow flakes, painted faces and much more.

Christmas in Bekaa, Lebanon

25 December 2016

In the period around Christmas, I facilitated a training with the volunteers of Salam and a group of children from the refugee settlements. In between I was able to help out with the food, fuel and cloth distributions in the various settlements (700 in total, only in the Bekaa valley). On the day of this picture, we distributed food and fuel to 400 families, to last them for at least a month. Merry Christmas!!!

working with Salam in Bekaa

18 December 2016

Lucas Dols on his way to Lebanon, starting a new training in the Bekkaa valley.

Together with the NGO's Basmeh & Zeitooneh and Salam, Lucas will facilitate two weeks of workshops with volunteers, teachers and aid workers in refugee camps in Bekkaa and Beirut.

Lucas Dols on his way to Lebanon

22 October 2016

Benefit concert for Sounds of Change in Paradiso (Amsterdam) coming up in 2017!!! More information will follow.

Sounds of Change in Paradiso

10 September 2016

The Workshop Leaders team created a beautiful performance with a group of children, for the Create Syria event in Beirut

the Create Syria event in Beirut

15 November 2016

Music Workshop Leaders training in Bekaa valley, Lebanon.

Leaders training Bekaa valley

14 July 2016

2nd level Music Workshop Leaders training in Shatil, Beirut, Lebanon.

Leaders training in Shatila

26 June 2016

We just finished the Music Workshop Leaders training in Kiev, Ukraine.

Leaders training in Kiev

10 April 2016

Celebration and Certificates after finishing the Music Workshop Leaders training (level 1) in Shatila, Beirut, Lebanon.

Finishing Leaders Training Level 1 Sahtila