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Author Archives: Karin Kocourková

International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary

MFF Karlovy Vary

Our Foundation will bid for the role of the main non-profit partner of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016! Part of preparations for the project will be a visit by our project manager to this year’s International Film Festival! Keep your fingers crossed for us! Read More »

Our Project Expanding

Základní škola Klánovice

At the beginning of the school year 2015/2016 we have started working with children from the Klánovice Children’s Home and pupils from the Klánovice elementary school and the vicinity! Our project will also continue for the second year running at the Kořenského elementary school, and starting with the new school year 2015/2016 we will be expanding our orchestra, opening a ... Read More »

Summer Camp in Milan

Sistema Europe

Our music teachers attended the SEYO summer camp in Milan, held at the end of August for members of all El Sistema-inspired projects. Teachers will be attending daylong workshops, offering an opportunity to meet their counterparts from other countries, share their experience and inspire one another. We are positive that in this way we can maintain the quality of music ... Read More »

Workshop in Sweden, June 14 – 18.2015

Nadační fond Harmonie - Workshop ve Švédsku

Thanks to the Harmonie Foundation also children from the Czech Republic had their first opportunity to attend the unique music camp Side-by-Side, which has been held in various European towns for several years now for children involved in the projects inspired by the El Sistema music education program. In the Swedish town of Gothenburg, our small musicians, members of the ... Read More »

Ivo Kahánek Becomes a Harmonie Foundation Patron

Ivo Kahánek

After the Czech actress Simona Stašová and the Prague Philharmonia, the piano virtuoso Ivo Kahánek has joined the Harmonie Foundation as its new patron! “I gladly became a patron of the Harmonie Foundation because I know the program as a well-known (and, in some countries, even fashionable) phenomenon of our time. But more importantly, I know that it has really ... Read More »

Last Concerts Given by Our Children in the School Year 2014/2015

The children from the Kořenského elementary school gave their last public concerts in this school year on Sunday, May 24 and then on Wednesday, May 27. On Sunday, May 24, the Harmonie Foundation organized a concert as part of a workshop with our Viennese guest Bruno Campo. In addition to our children, the YOLO Quartet conducted by our teacher Alexander ... Read More »

Harmonie Foundation Children Performed at NGO Market

On April 23 the Harmonie Foundation gave a public performance at the NGO Market in the Forum Karlín Prague. We are proud of our children who managed to perform at such a major event – as many as some 2,500 visitors passed through the gates of the Forum Karlín on that day. In 2015 the traditional fair of non-governmental organizations, ... Read More »

Recruitment of New Children at the Kořenského Elementary School

Does your kid like music? Do you want your child to learn to play a string instrument under the guidance of teachers from the ranks of professional musicians? Your child can start straight away: all you have to do is to pick up an application from Mrs. Tetourová, teacher at the Kořenského elementary school. Read More »