MESPO (Middle East Sustainable Peace Organization) invites application for fully funded Peace Melody Exchange Program. Peace Melody is a musical exchange program organized in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Moreover, the program brings young professional musicians from different countries across the globe to create original music. All the while performing in peace events advocating for peace and cultural exchange.
Musicians will meet and work in Sulaimani city and have the opportunity to visit other parts of Kurdistan Region. They will be working with Kurdish and international masters of music and create a colorful blend representing the music of different nations. They will be led by a Maestro/Master Composer to compose original music and bring together pieces from their cultures and perform live on stage during Kurdistan International Peace Carnival on 21 September 2019 in front of more than 5000 attendees, which will perfectly symbolize peace and coexistence and will deliver the message of peace to the whole Middle East and the international community.
The candidates successful to receive a place in the fully funded Peace Melody will receive financial support for the duration of the exchange program. Moreover, the candidates will receive reimbursement for return flights, meals, and accommodation.
Applicants are eligible for the Peace Melody Exchange Program if they meet the MESPO’s requirements which includes:
Moreover, the eligible participants form the following countries can participate in the Exchange Program:
Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Kenya, South Africa, France; Austria, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, UK, US, Canada, China; India, Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Albania, Greece, Armenia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Brazil; Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Japan, South Korea, Singapore; Malaysia, Pakistan, Ukraine, South Africa, Nigeria, Algeria, Australia.
Participants may apply for the Peace Melody Exchange Program by completing and submitting the online application form. Moreover, only eligible candidates from the selected countries can apply for the MESPO Exchange Program.
The deadline to apply for the fully funded MESPO Peace Melody Exchange Program is on 25 July 2019.
|Type of Opportunity||Exchange Programs|
|Open to||Selected Nationalities|
|Organizer||Middle East Sustainable Peace Organization|