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Sector: Archive Sensitization Country: Brazil Project status: Archive Partner: Projeto Axé

Objectives

To support intensive annual courses in percussion, dance and capoeira, aimed at the professionalization of 40 young beneficiaries of Projeto Axé.

Beneficiaries

40 young people of Projeto Axé’s Centro de Defensa e Protecao à Crianca e ao Adolescente.

Activities

The project Matriz das Artes involved 15 percussion workshops lasting 20 hours a week between 2008 and 2009 and 14 monthly percussion workshops, 32 dance and capoeira workshops and 38 active citizenship workshops between 2009 and 2010. Fondation Alta Mane paid participants’ fees and covered the cost of the music, dance and capoeira teachers, purchasing musical instruments and transport.

Partner

Projeto Axè

Projeto Axè (Centro de Defensa e Protecao à Crianca e ao Adolescente) (Salvador, Brazil) is a Brazilian association engaged since 1990 in the rehabilitation and social reintegration of street children and adolescents in Salvador through a course of education based on the Pedagogy of desire and the ArtEducation methodology (dance, music, plastic arts and fashion design).

Information

From 2006 to 2010 Alta Mane supported Projeto Axé in the following activities: production of the BandAxé CD (2006), 2 training courses, 1 in-depth learning course, the band GECA (2007), 1 percussion course (2008), the Matriz das Artes courses (2008-2009), Tourné GECA at Rome International Film Festival (2008), the Axé Study Tour at Umbria Jazz (2010) and the development plan of Axé Italia Onlus (2009-2015).