EMMA for Peace, or the Euro Mediterranean Music Academy, is a non-profit global umbrella organization for music diplomacy and education: a network of music institutions, universities and philanthropic foundations brought together in the shared interest of music and the promotion of peace in the Mediterranean and Middle East regions.

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EMMA for Peace at the European Economic and Social Committee

  EMMA for Peace at the conference of the EESC – European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels. A HOPE FOR EUROPE! CULTURE, CITIES AND NEW NARRATIVES A conference to explore how culture can be a vehicle for economic growth, a tool for integration and inclusiveness. In the evening of June 20th, EMMA for Peace organized a concert at the EESC, demonstrating how music can become a global instrument of dialogue, understanding and peace-building, with a performance by the Damascus String Quintet  of the Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra – SEPO.  ... read more

EMMA for Peace in UAE

Official launching event in the UAE of EMMA for Peace at the Nobel Museum in Dubai, in collaboration with Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation. Paolo Petrocelli,Founder and President of the Euro-Mediterranean Music Academy for Peace, appointed Khaled Habeeb AlAttar as a member of the international executive board and the Middle East regional director of EMMA for Peace, while Adeeb Albalooshi was appointed as the international ambassador of Education and Peace of EMMA for Peace, during the official inauguration ceremony attended by His Excellency Liborio Stellino, the Ambassador of Italy to United Arab Emirates.... read more

EMMA for Peace in Cyprus

Piano Recital with Elisso Bolkvadze  Wednesday 13 April 2016 The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8.30pm The Pharos Arts Foundation, in collaboration with EMMA for Peace, presents a recital with the remarkable Georgian pianist Elisso Bolkvadze. A superstar in her home country, Elisso was awarded the “Medal of Georgian Government” – one of the most prestigious national honours. She has won numerous international piano competitions such as Van Cliburn Competition (USA), Vianna da Motta (Lisbon), Axa International Piano Competition (Dublin), Marguerite Long Competition (Paris) and she is regularly invited to perform with the world’s most renowned orchestras. A UNESCO Artist For Peace, she has become the first Georgian personality to hold this prestigious title, and she has recently received the prestigious distinction of Chevalier des Arts et Lettres by the French government. For her recital in Cyprus, which will take place on Wednesday 13 April 2016 at The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 8:30pm, Elisso Bolkvadze will perform works by Schubert, Chopin, Debussy and Prokofiev. Programme:    SCHUBERT Impromtus D899 (Nos.2,3,4) CHOPIN Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brilliante, Op. 22 DEBUSSY “L’isle joyeuse” PROKOFIEV Sonata No.2, Op.14... read more