The “Epilogi” Limassol Cultural Movement is a non-profit organization, founded in November 1992 on the initiative of a number of people of culture who shared the vision of contributing towards a society based on noble values and thus towards a better World. “Epilogi” was founded after mature thinking, to fulfil the need for a vibrant cultural life in the town of Limassol. Since 2007, the “Epilogi” Cultural Movement invested significant resources in the new facilities, positioned in Gladstonos Str. in the heart of Limassol. The space combines over 140sqm of offices and multi-purpose areas with modern equipment.
JEUNESSES MUSICALES INTERNATIONAL (JMI)
Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI) is the largest youth music NGO in the world. The JMI network reaches over 5 million young people aged 13-30 per year and places youth empowerment at its core. For over 60 years, JMI has been ‘Making a Difference through Music’, using the power of music to bridge across social, geographical, racial and economic divides and creating a platform for intercultural dialogue.
ARAB ACADEMY OF MUSIC
The Arab Academy of Music (AAM) is one of the specialized organizations in the League of Arab States dealing with music, especially Arabic music. It was established in 1971 by a group of Arab music pioneers. The mission of the AAM is to develop and universalize Arab music education; disseminate Arab music culture; collect and preserve Arab music traditions; and foster and promote Arab instrumental and vocal repertory. To materialize such mission, the AAM monitors the development of music in the Arab region through the delegates who represent the member states, and undertake various projects and studies which are of interest to all member states; especially in terms of improving, on the long term, the status of Arab music and musicians.
NATIONAL MUSIC CONSERVATORY AMMAN – KING HUSSEIN FOUNDATION
The National Music Conservatory (NMC), established by the Noor Al Hussein Foundation in 1986, is Jordan’s premier institution for the development of talented local musicians and the promotion of music appreciation in Jordan. NMC demonstrates the power of music to promote understanding, peace and unity across cultural divides. NMC has trained thousands of students since its inception. It assists advanced students to pursue their music specialization abroad, and it campaigns in Jordan to integrate music as a fundamental component of education.
SEVDA-CENAP AND MUSIC VAKFI – JEUNESSES MUSICALES TURKEY
For over 45 years Sevda-Cenap And Musik Vakfi is raising consciousness among youth, promoting and developing the international polyphonic music in Turkey. Being one of the most eminent Turkish organizations for non-formal music education, SCA promotes composers, archive and record compositions, organize concerts, publish music books, offer scholarships to students, organize seminars and workshops and finally support competitions on polyphonic music. Since June 2005, SCA organizes World Music Days and the International Ankara Music Festival becoming one of the largest annual event in the capital of Turkey.