Two banks dancing Hora

Sector: Social

Implemented by: Cultural Association Veselia in partnership with Municipal institution “House of orphans and children without parental care” from Tiraspol; SHERIFF Company from Tiraspol; LINELLA Supermarket Chain from Chisinau; Pharmacy Chain FELICIA from Chisinau; OCT CARASENI from Chisinau; TCB TV channel from Tiraspol; TELE RADIO “OBIECTIV” from Tiraspol; Noroc Media, RADIO “PLAI” from Chisinau; CAȘALOT Company from Chisinau; Teleradio-Gagauzia Company; SOR TV from Soroca, Bulgarian Culture Association “Rodoliubets”, Parcani.

Duration: May 2014 – February 2015  

Budget: 28,000 €

Short description: 210 children (113 girls and 97 boys), teenagers and adults, including 70 children from Tiraspol orphanage, participated in 6 joint concerts on both banks and learned 8 dances and 10 songs and traditional carols;

  • 6 joint concerts were organized in Speia, Tiraspol, Soroca, Cosnitsa, Comrat, and Chisinau promoting cultural traditions, local folk dances and songs. 40 traditional costumes were manufactured for children from Tiraspol orphanage who participated in cultural activities;
  • Musical soundtracks were recorded for 8 dances. 10 master classes of Moldovan folk dances choreography was carried out by Veselia artists in Tiraspol. 7 music sessions were held in Tiraspol. 6 study visits were organized in Chisinau for Tiraspol partners. Daily dancing rehearsals were conducted in Tiraspol and Chisinau for Veselia and Raduga dance ensembles;
  • 3,000 people watched the 6 live joint concerts and learned national minorities’ cultural heritage and values. All concerts have got high visibility on TV, radio, Internet and social media.