Monday, January 24, 2022

Music as a Tool for Integration

Happy music on the entrance, lively teachers and excited students in the primary school “Strasho Pindzur” from Kavadarci. The reason? The school was expecting its guests from the partner school “Mustafa Kemal Ataturk” from Gostivar.
The hosts welcomed their guests like old friends. In fact, this was the second meeting between the schools, and the teachers already knew each other well. Immediately after the arrival, each teacher, together with his/her peer from the other school, started working on the implementation of the activities. The activities included football matches, art workshops, learning how to play the traditional instruments with the assistance of the students and the teachers from the music school “Lazo Micev Rale” and singing Macedonian and Turkish songs.

As we were told by Chako Alpaj, a music teacher from the primary school “Mustafa Kemal Ataturk” and Goran Janev, his peer from the music school “Lazo Micev Rale”, they were all amazed at how well the students mastered the new language in the song:

You can see and hear how they sounded in the attached video.