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Fully Funded MESPO Peace Melody Exchange Program

Fully Funded MESPO Peace Melody Exchange Program

Fully Funded
Country: Iraq
City: Kurdistan
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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.

Fully Funded MESPO Peace Melody Exchange Program

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.

Who is eligible for the MESPO Peace Melody Exchange Program?

Applicants are eligible for the Peace Melody Exchange Program if they meet the MESPO’s requirements which includes:

  • Participants must be a professional musician
  • Further, they must be of age between 19 – 35 years old
  • Likewise, participants should have a valid passport
  • Similarly, they should be able to communicate in English
  • Further, they should be familiar with the culture and arts of the home country
  • Moreover, the participants should be willing to travel to and stay in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq between September 1st to 22nd 2019
  • Also, the participants should be able to obtain a visa to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

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.

How to apply for MESPO Peace Melody Exchange Program?

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
Deadline25 July,2019
Open toSelected Nationalities
OrganizerMiddle East Sustainable Peace Organization



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