We are thrilled to announce that the wait is over! After an extensive and meticulous selection process, we have chosen the talented participants for the Music4Malawi 2023 cohort. This diverse group of individuals is ready to embark on an extraordinary journey that will reshape the landscape of music education and bring forth a new era of creativity and innovation.
The Music4Malawi 2023 cohort comprises 50 aspiring individuals, with 14 inspiring females and 36 talented males. Their passion for music and their commitment to making a difference in the world of arts and entertainment is truly commendable. Together, they will shine as beacons of change, fueling the transformative power of music in Malawi.
We are delighted to share the list of out selected participants for the FULLY FUNDED Music4Malawi project to be held at the Kwathu Innovation & Creative Centre.
On the 19th of July, the much-anticipated Music4Malawi training program will commence, set to empower and equip participants with a comprehensive set of skills to thrive in the modern music landscape. But before we delve into the immersive training, we have scheduled the orientation session for the 18th of July. During this session, participants will gain an overview of the program, familiarize themselves with the curriculum, and get to know their fellow cohorts.
A Transformational Journey: Digi Savvy, Kwathu Upgrade, and Nyenyezi Fellowship
The Music4Malawi training program is divided into three distinct phases, each with its unique focus and learning objectives:
- Digi Savvy Program: July – September 2023
- Participants will explore the realms of digital creativity, mastering the art of content production and leveraging technology to enhance their musical pursuits.
- Kwathu Upgrade Program: August – September 2023
- This phase will empower participants with crucial business and entrepreneurship skills, essential for thriving in the ever-evolving music industry.
- Nyenyezi Fellowship Program: October – November 2023
- The final phase will offer a fellowship experience, where participants will engage in collaborative projects, event management, and artist branding, under the mentorship of seasoned professionals.
Music4Malawi, is funded by the Sound Connects Fund, an initiative by the Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) and Goethe-Institut. The Sound Connects Fund is made possible with funding from the ACP-EU Culture Programme, a project implemented by the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and funded by the European Union (EU). The Fund is also co-funded by Goethe-Institut and Siemens Stiftung.
To all the participants of the Music4Malawi 2023 cohort, congratulations on your selection! We are eager to witness your growth and transformation as you embark on this extraordinary journey. The skills you will acquire, the relationships you will build, and the experiences you will gain will undoubtedly shape your professional path and enrich the music community in Malawi.
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