Child's Play (India) Foundation

A big thank you!

Artemisia; Vanessa D’Souza, Mr. Thornhill; Francis Fernandes; Lucretia Barreto; and Ms. Isabel Santa Rita Vas: to all of you, a huge thank you for donations of instruments, or monetary donations toward the purchase of them. You have helped us a great deal!
We welcome further donations of violins, whatever their condition.

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Wanted: Violins

We are looking for student violins (1/4, 1/2 size and full-size). We welcome donations of new or used, in-good-condition instruments.
If you’ve got one lying in some corner of your house, or know someone who does, PLEASE get in touch!

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Event: Flamenco Workshop, 21 December 2009

Experienced flamenco dance instructor Sanna Lehtinen will conduct a 2 hour workshop on Monday 21 December 2009 at Casa da Moeda,Panjim Goa, commencing at 5 pm, in support of Child’s Play India Foundation.
Limited places available. Please leave a comment to contact us or for further details.

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World Busk

Child’s Play invites musicians and singers to participate in World Busk (8-14 June, 2009) to raise funds for Musequality and Child’s Play.
The busk will take place throughout one week – starting on Monday 8 June and finishing with a day for young musicians – and an attempt to

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Welcome

Creating  excellence and opportunity through music.
Please visit our website www.childsplayindia.org for more information on our work.

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Musicians wanted

Calling all string players.
If you’re in Goa (or anywhere in India) or are planning a trip to India, come and visit us. We’re looking for experienced and enthusiastic string players to teach the children in our project. If you have a background in teaching, even better.

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El Sistema in action

Watch a trailer of the wonderful El Sistema project in action in an award winning film Tocar y Luchar (To Play and To Fight).Then, go buy the DVD.
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Looking for partners in India

The Child’s Play Foundation is looking for partner NGOs in India – in Goa or Mumbai.
What we are looking for:
– An established NGO or school that works with underprivileged children.
– The organisation should have a track record in providing

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