8 sept. 2012

PPS the Writah : Hip Hop Galsen Rep'zent Worlwide







































PPS the Writah a été sélectionné pour représenter le Senegal et l'Afrique de l'Ouest dans le programme Onebeat initié par Sound Found Nation et le Gouvernement Américain et qui regroupe + de 40 Musiciens venant des 4 coins du monde. 

Nous s
omme actuellement a ACA (Atlantic Center of Art) en Floride pour la résidence  (Composition, Répétition,...) avant d'entamer une Tournée sur tte la Cote Est des Etats Unis.


Stay tuned!

Hip Hop Galsen we rep'zent!!!
I shine like u all.



Información


Celebrating the transformative power of the arts through the creation of original, inventive music, and people-to-people diplomacy. www.1beat.org
Descripción
OneBeat is a new international cultural exchange by the U.S. Department of State that celebrates the transformative power of the arts through the creation of original, inventive music, and people-to-people diplomacy. This year and next, around 30 exceptional young musicians from around the world will come together to write, produce, and perform new music. The group will also lead engagement events
 with local youth, and develop strategies for using music to make a positive impact on our local and global communities. OneBeat is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), and is produced by Found Sound Nation.

ABOUT ECA

OneBeat is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), which promotes international mutual understanding through a wide range of academic, cultural, private-sector, professional, and sports exchange programs. ECA exchanges engage youth, students, educators, artists, athletes, and emerging leaders in many fields in the United States and in more than 160 countries. Alumni of ECA exchanges comprise over one million people around the world, including more than 50 Nobel Laureates and more than 300 current or former heads of state and government.
ABOUT FOUND SOUND NATION

ABOUT FOUND SOUND NATION

OneBeat is produced by Found Sound Nation (FSN), an eclectic group of musicians, producers, and artists who have a strong sense of social engagement. Working with people across the globe, from schools to prisons, from young to old, and partnering with local youth, social organizations, music festivals, and artists across all disciplines, FSN creates an imagined musical nation that transcends geographical, linguistic, and political borders. The work of FSN uses the expressive power of music, audio, and video production to give voice to underrepresented communities, unlock the creative potential of youth, and build bridges between communities separated by cultures, economic disparities, and geography. Found Sound Nation is the social engagement wing of Bang on a Can, the groundbreaking organization for new music.

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