Music & Resilience develops music resources within psycho-social, health and cultural frameworks, as a protection factor for the young generations of the Palestinian and other refugee communities living in Lebanon
The project was created in 2011 to support and develop psycho-educational resources to protect the well-being of children and adolescents who are born, live and grow up in traumatic conditions in the intolerably restrictive environments of Lebanon’s refugee camps. • read more
As part of a series of monthly events in support of the Palestinian community at this terrible moment in its history, organised by Prima Materia, yesterday Music & Resilience participated in organising the event Cultura come arma, identità come resistenza [Culture as weapon, identity as resistance] which took place in Prima Materia's premises starting at 5pm (local time).
The evening featured a series of talks:
Jana Alyussif (Palestinian student from Sidon, Lebanon).
Between speeches, Henry Brown led the Oriental Ensemble of Prima Materia, performing a series of Arabic songs for the audience. Following this, the evening ended amiably with an aperitif offering traditional Arab flavours. • read more