Support to Confidence Building Measures through music

Sector: Social

Implemented by: Collaboration and Partnership Centre  in partnership with National Philharmonic “S. Lunchevici” from Chisinau; School of Arts for children from Tiraspol; School of Arts for children from Pervomaisk; Symphony orchestra of National Palace from Tiraspol; Lyceum “M. Berezovschi” from Chisinau; Music Lyceum ”C. Porumbescu” from Chisinau; Teachers Association of Moldova “Innovation School”; Women’s organization of Moldova “Civic Initiative”; Centre of Informational Resource, NGO, Tiraspol.

Duration: May 2014 – February 2015  

Budget: 34,322 €

Short description: More than 6000 beneficiaries from both banks of the river (Tiraspol, Grigoriopol, Chisinau, and Bender) as general audience for the 10 joint concerts organised have enjoyed high quality classical music and dance. The concerts audiences comprised music students and their families, teachers and representatives of educational and cultural institutions of the two banks as well as members of the international community;

  • Children and youth from right bank (about 850 children) and from the Transnistrian region (about 800 children) had the opportunity to enjoy educational – cultural performances and listen to European classical music;
  • 189 children and youth (100 girls and 89 boys) and 192 professionals (99 women and 93 men) performed in concerts, offering the possibility to develop children artistic abilities and promote tolerance and understanding;
  • Contacts between 25 cultural institutions have been re-established and 10 partnership agreements were signed to further organize joint activities fostering young leaders in the cultural and artistic fields;
  • The established contacts are currently supported by OSCE and the US Embassy through joint concerts performance in Chisinau and Tiraspol.