Project: Continuation of the cooperation with A.M. Qattan Foundation after the end of the festival Under Construction: Flemish Palestinian Connection Beneficiary: Connexion vzw Budget: 35.000 euro Period: 2018 Connexion and A.M. Qattan Foundation had the ambition to bridge the distance between Flanders and Palestine by bringing together artists and stimulating exchange and cooperation through the Flanders Under Construction Festival. An initial evaluation of the Under Construction Festival shows that the project successfully applies to collaboration and co-production.
Project: Education program for Palestinian young people This program specifically targets 6-year-olds in Ramallah, Birzeit, East Jerusalem, and the Al Fara refugee camp. Teacher Capacity Building Palestinian Circus School Organising annually different workshops on capacity building in Palestine.
Project: operations of the Al Kamandjâti music school, Ramallah Beneficiary: Al Kamandjâti music school Budget: 30.000 euro Duration: 2018 Al Kamandjâti (AK) has established music schools in numerous locations in Palestine and Lebanon that service approximately 500 children, providing music instruction in strings, woodwinds, brass, piano, guitar, oriental and occidental percussion, oud, nay, voice, music appreciation, ensemble playing and music theory. Instruments are provided for the children at no cost, allowing those without means to pursue their musical dreams.