Common Sound mini festival (15+)
Meet people from other cultures, make music together and be coached by big-name Arab, Persian and European artists. You’ll spend a week making music in various daytime workshops and playing, eating, jamming and chilling in the evenings. You’ll round off the week by presenting your own COMMON SOUND mini festival!
16, 17 February 2019, 7pm [Tischlerei]
Transcultural music project have a long tradition at the Deutsche Oper Berlin © Stephan Bögel
If you’d like to take part, register for the kick-off workshop of the transcultural “Common Sound” youth project (age 15+) to be held on 12th and 13th January 2019.
Who can take part?
Young people aged 15 and over who are happy to criss-cross the boundaries between cultures, venture out of their cultural safe zone and at the end of it all stage their own mini festival. Young people with no musical knowledge or training and just as welcome as people with experience. We are looking for musicians, singers, lyric writers, youngsters interested in music and video and other creative types.
Which languages will be spoken?
The working language will be predominantly German, but the artists will also speak Arabic, English, Farsi, Turkish, French and other languages.
Where and when can you register?
To take part in the project, you must be involved in the kick-off workshop.
Extended registration until the end of January 2019 by emailing email@example.com
When are rehearsals and when will the results be presented?
Rehearsals: 4th-10th February 2019 [Winter holidays, all day], 12th-15th February 2019 [evenings];
Performances: 16th, 17th February 2019 [mini festival in the Tischlerei of the Deutsche Oper Berlin]
Who are the artists?
İpek İpekçioğlu aka DJ Ipek [DJing], Golnar Shahyar [songs and poetry], Mischa Tangian [experimental music], Oliver Potratz [band], Muhammad Ra’fat [percussion], N. N. [video] and others.
There is no charge for taking part in the project.
Registration for kick-off: firstname.lastname@example.org