Promoter: Bengala Mágica – Associação de Pais, Amigos e Familiares de Crianças, Jovens e Adultos Cegos e de Baixa Visão
Artistic Area: Music
Person in charge of the artistic area: Rui Magno Pinto
Person in charge of the social area: Dídia Lourenço
Territorial reach: Lisbon, Cadaval
Duration: 36 months
SDG: 4. Quality education, 10. Reduced inequalities
The Filarmónica Enarmonia project aims at promoting musical training and wind and percussion instrument practice among 30 seeing and blind or visually impaired children, young people and adults in Lisbon.
Over the course of 36 months, music theory classes, wind or percussion instrument practice and classes on learning to read sheet music and musical memory will be taught. The syllabus content will be printed on paper, in Braille and on embossed notation diagrams. With the forming of a philharmonic band, participants will be given the opportunity to play a set of compositions chosen based on their cognitive skill level and taste in music, in rehearsals and concerts.
Sustainable Development Goals
This project contributes to the following SDG targets
Eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations
Ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development
Empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status