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The Last Art Gallery

Today we had another program which took place at the Mashrabia, Gallery of Contemporary Art in Cairo. We had a wonderful meditation, music and really thoughtful and deep conversations with the people at the program and lots of dancing! It was a very joyful program. At the end we even had a special performance by …

SOS, Alexandria

This morning Sofia, Tara, Sadhu, Daisy, Lucia, Madhava, Kamal, Prasad, Jigar, Anand and I woke up with the hotel window open letting in a beautiful regenerating breeze from the see. Our first workshop of the day, was at a children’s village in Alexandria further in land. We met with the director and stuff of the …

I Found a New Me

“I found a new me”. One of the best responses I’ve heard on this tour so far. Alexandria has been different from Cairo in terms of weather, people and vibe since its located near the Mediterranean sea. After a three hour bus ride we reached a very fancy wedding hall with lights from beneath the …

Art Lounge, Cairo

After feasting on a breakfast of fruit salad, crepes and nutella, those of us who remained at the flat started a weary yet inspired session of brainstorming and planning activities, introsoective exercises and balancing techniques for our programs over the next few days. We were treated to a delicious Egyptian lunch with our lovely neighbor …

Today we were split up into 3 groups; the first group which I was part of went to Darb to do a meditation workshop and an art programme. We left at 9AM for the first workshop which was at 11AM. Few people turned up but the small group that did were very interested, having already …

Darb 1718 Opening Concert

Today we had an opening concert for our inner peace art exhibition at Darb 1718 located at the Fustat area, Old Cairo. The gallery is an amazing space which exposes the art pieces that were brought together from all over the world, with the theme of inner peace. Our stage was located on a roof …

SOS Children’s Village

Today was our first official workshop on this tour. We went to both SOS Children’s Village and Fitra, a wellness organisation. With SOS Children’s Village we had two workshops, one for the children and one for the staff, followed by a concert for all. For the children we played games and took them through a …

On April the 15th, six member of our group went to the headquarters of the ‘Global Networks for Rights and Development’. We were approached by them after they saw our website, asking us to conduct a workshop for their staff and some of their volunteers. Most of the participant were women that had very inspiring …

Back with Save The Children

Our past Jordan Tour was spent working with Save The Children, so we were excited to work with them again, as they are a NGO that does amazing and vital work here in Jordan. We took a bus, all our instruments and costumes to the Save The Children centre in Al Mfraq. We arrived at …

We woke up bright and early to catch our bus to the Children’s Friends Center in Amman. This center specifically cares for children who come from abusive families, and as such, the children had noticeably different needs. Our first program was with a group of thirty children, all around 5 years old. Looking into the eyes …

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