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Creativity & the Conscious Mind

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When Donald Trump, in July 2017 chose Poland to stage his first major speech in Europe, he stated that values of human rights, liberty and freedom of speech are inventions of the Western civilized world and that these values have to be defended at any cost. Is this the same person who almost continuously attacks…



Partners

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We are searching for partners in the following areas: Tertiary education (internship program & student exchange) NGOs, working in the field of youth development (project implementation) Youth Detention Centers (introduction of creative approach in rehab programs) Grant writing (several new projects, from national to international scope)   Please contact us at info@onedollarformusic.com if you’d like…



Creativity to the Front Seat?

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In reference to a previous blog post, “Creativity for Social Change?” where we discussed the original purpose of creative expressions, check out the two videos below. Cannot say it better than Sir Ken Robinson. What do you think? Do we need to take creativity to the front seat in education? Let me know in the…



Youth Voices Released – Bali Youth Prison

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In October 2013, a team of musicians, writers and painters started an exciting journey: to the youth prison in Karangasem, East Bali. The program brings the kids visibly closer to themselves. The activities have a positive effect on their self-esteem and social skills. After their release, our team supports the kids finding their way back…



OneDollarForMusic awarded as Best Movement!

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Very good news for the OneDollarForMusic team. In the July edition of 2010, Rolling Stone magazine in Indonesia awarded the foundation as “Best Movement”! Over the past 3 years OneDollarForMusic focused on developing the infrastructure for musical creativity in Bali, and is poised to expand the program throughout Indonesia in 2011. In the segment “Bali…



French Songs in Lombok ‘Sasak’ Style

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In March 2011, six of our trainees (music teachers) from the Island of Lombok participated in an interesting cross-cultural project: songs of the French chanson singer George Brassens. Approximately 35 children from the French International School in Cangu, Bali rehearsed 3 songs of George Brassens. The young musicians from Lombok accompanied the kids in traditional…



East Bali Poverty Project – Training the Trainers

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Cooperating with East Bali Poverty Project, OneDollarForMusic held a workshop in the villages of Ban, some forgotten rural area between Mountain Agung and Mountain Abang. This year we have been approached by the organization “East Bali Poverty Project” (EBPP). This foundation has been working since 1998 to improve living conditions in 19 villages in Eastern…