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Sudanese musical guests perform at the DCMA. Siti & the Band rehearses before a show. A DCMA student masters the traditional qanun. "Tofa Boy" learned to play flute at the DCMA.

Dhow Countries Music Academy

Org #52009
Vetted since 2019 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2002
year founded
$19,229
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The central aim of DCMA is to preserve and promote the musical heritage of Zanzibar and the 'dhow region' whilst also introducing global musical genres in both education and performance to expand musical and cultural repertoires. DCMA strives to offer artistic, economic, environmental, political and social relevance for the people of Zanzibar. Our mission is to play a key role in strengthening the music industry of dhow countries by researching, preserving, training, promoting and developing the musical heritage of Zanzibar and the dhow countries, both regionally and internationally. The academy aims to nurture students to become well-educated musicians and performers who have an... read more

Project Leaders
Alessia Lombardo
Alessia Lombardo
Team
Alessia Lombardo, Halda Alkanaan, Mahsin A Basalama, Abdulrazak Abubakar, Ghanima N Mugheiry
Organization Information
Old Customs House, Mizingani Rd.
P.O. Box 4055
Stone Town, 71000
Tanzania, United Republic of
+255 777 416 529
Organization Information
Old Customs House, Mizingani Rd.
P.O. Box 4055
Stone Town, 71000
Tanzania, United Republic of
+255 777 416 529

Project Reports

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Dec 16, 2019
DCMA keeps the music flowing into 2020
Greetings from Zanzibar! With the holiday season just around the corner, the DCMA would like to extend our warmest wishes to our entire DCMA family.  This year has been a musical rollercoaster of...
Sep 19, 2019
Final Change Lives through Music Report
Thank you to all who gave to this important campaign, "Change lives in Zanzibar through Music." Together, we were able to raise $1,769.45. While we didn't reach our full goal of $9,000, your...
 
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