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2017

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    “Festival Meetings 2017” concert series raising awareness about child labour

    24 October 2017

    In support of the Music Against Child Labour Initiative, Milano Classica, in collaboration with the Milan network of middle schools specialising in music (SMIM), organised the third edition of the “Festival Meetings.” 12 concerts involving over 20 schools took place in the build up to the World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June 2017.

  2. World Day against Child Labour

    ILO marks the World Day against Child Labour 2017 with songs

    05 June 2017

    The ILO Cairo Office celebrated the World Day against Child Labour on 4 June 2017 with a unique musical performance of “Children of Egypt Choir” led by the international Maestro Selim Sahab.

2016

  1. Roundtable and concert

    “Today Project” roundtable and concert on Universal Children’s Day

    Partners will discuss the “Today Project”, which uses music as a means to broaden collaboration on tackling child labour, at an event dedicated to the Music Against Child Labour Initiative and Alliance 8.7

  2. Concert

    Teacher seminar led by renowned artist Michelangelo Pistoletto

  3. Song and video against child labour

    Myanmar: “I Wanna Go to School” video animation and song

    12 June 2016

    Two Myanmar artists, Nyan Kyal Say and Saw Phoe Kwar, collaborated with the ILO to raise awareness on child labour as part of a national campaign for the World Day Against Child Labour 2016.

  4. Concert against child labour

    Two of the Members of the Rock Band 1974 AD join hands with the ILO in the fight against Child Labour

    12 June 2016

  5. Music - Concert against child labour

    Til everyone can see (Nepali version)

    12 June 2016

    Two of the members of the rock band 1974 AD joined hands with the ILO in the fight against child labour.

  6. Concerts against child labour

    Musicians in tune for the 2016 World Day Against Child Labour

    19 May 2016

    Musical concerts dedicated to eliminating child labour will be held around France in the lead-up to the World Day on 12 June.

  7. Concerts against child labour

    2016 “Festival Meetings” concert series to support the Music Initiative

    15 February 2016

    Milano Classica, in collaboration with the Milan network of Middle Schools Specialising in Music, announced the launch of the second edition of the “Festival Meetings” at a press conference at Palazzina Liberty in Milan on 1 February.

2015

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    Orchestras, choirs and bands in harmony against child labour for the World Day in Milan

    12 June 2015

    On 12 June, to mark the World Day and as part of the events planned around EXPO2015 “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”, a morning Conference will be followed by a major concert of school and youth orchestras at Castello Sforzesco (the site of the first EXPO in 1906).