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Flamenco Performance

27th of April 2017

Sandra Santisteban (Grenade), Maria Bertos (Grenade), Jorge El Pisao (Grenade), José Candela (Grenade), Julio D'Santiago, Marie et Karim

An evening under the sign of Spain awaits you on 27th April!

A lecture is planned with BREVISIMO at 17:00 where students will present texts and poems. This will be followed by a Spanish aperitif before the Flamenco concert, with dance, song and music at the Theatre. 

This show will feature wonderful artists, with some coming directly from Grenada.

They will make you travel in time to the depths of Andalusia, the country of Flamenco:

Artists :
SANDRA SANTISTEBAN (Granada): song
MARIA BERTOS (Granada): dance
JORGE EL PISAO (Granada): guitar
JOSE candela ( Grenada): dance
JULIO D'SANTIAGO: percussions
MARIA and KARIM: dance

Band Trailer:
Https: // www.youtube.com / watch? V=53Xwsv553Lo

María Bertos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkw6777oDiQ

José Candela:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXj_HYzv8aE
Artiste en résidence

26 April to 20 May

Hani Abbas

Syrian-Palestinian cartoonist Hani Abbas will be the on campus resident artist at the Centre des arts. Born in 1977 in the refugee camp of Yarmouk, near Damascus in Syria, Hani had to flee Syria after receiving threats for publishing politically sensitive cartoons. Seeking asylum and settling in Switzerland, he continues to denounce the atrocities of war through his cartoons. In May 2014, he was awarded the Editorial Cartoon International Prize by Kofi Annan. He is also part of Cartooning for Peace, an international network of committed press cartoonists who use humour to fight for the respect of cultures and freedom of expression. 
 
Hani Abbas will be on campus from 26 April to 20 May, and will hold his workshop on the second floor of the Centre des arts. 
L'École Internationale de Genève au MAMCO

Wednesday 3 May, 2pm to 5pm

Ecolint students

Exposition

2 May - 17 May 2017

Momar Seck and Gilles Dusabe

VERNISSAGE: TUESDAY 2 MAY 2017 AT 6PM AT THE CENTRE DES ARTS

EXHIBITION: FROM 2 MAY TO 17 MAY 2017 AT THE CENTRE DES ARTS

This collective exhibition will showcase works by artists Momar Seck and Gilles Dusabe. Both teachers of visual arts at the International School of Geneva, their work reflects two rich and varied backgrounds.
 
Born in Senegal, Momar Seck has been rewarded numerous times for his creations, which reflect his Senegalese origins. With a Master in Plastic Arts from the Marc Bloch University in Strasbourg, Momar has often represented Senegal in exhibitions, both in Switzerland and abroad.
 
Gilles Dusabe is a Rwandan artist and his socially engaged works are strongly influenced by his life experience. Based between Kigali and Geneva, he mainly works with video, photography and installations. He has become one of the important figures of the new generation of Rwandan artists. 
Music School Faculty Concert

Sunday 30th of April 2017 at 16:30

Music School la Grande Bossière

Brevisimo

Thursday 27th of April 2017 at 17:00

Solar Impulse: une exploration pour changer le monde

26th of April 2017 - 14h30

With the psychiatrist and explorer Dr. Bertrand Piccard: initiator and pilot of the first Round-The-World solar flight

Bertrand Piccard is the initiator and visionary behind Solar Impulse, the very first airplane capable of flying perpetually without fuel. It is in his DNA to go beyond the obvious and achieve the impossible, as he did with his two round-the-world flights, recently in a solar-powered airplane, and before that non-stop in a balloon. By initiating the Solar Impulse project, his ambition has been to leverage a pioneering spirit for a useful contribution to the cause of renewable energies and clean technologies. With his dual identities as medical doctor and explorer, Bertrand has become an influential voice heard among the most distinguished institutions across the globe as a forward-thinking leader for progress and sustainability.
 
Dr. Bertrand Piccard will present his project Solar Impulse, and dedication to changing the world through greater recourse to clean technologies.
 
Parents Promoting Pedagogy

Thursday 6 April at 6pm

With guest speakers Marwan Naja, Kelly Garamone and Eric Giorgi

On the 6th of April from 18h00 to 19h30, the Centre des arts will be hosting Ecolint’s second edition of Parents Promoting Pedagogy. 

Music School LGB Concert

28th to 30th of March 2017

Solo performances, advanced students performances, LGB Jazz Rock Ensemble, Community Chorus

The La Grande Boissière Music School is proud to announce its new concert dates at the Centre des arts on 28, 29 and 30 March. Solo students as well as music ensembles will perform a variety of music, to the delight of their audiences. Julio d’Santiago’s Jazz/Rock band, with its eclectic mix of electric guitar, bass, drums, saxophone and piano, will showcase their latest compositions, while Elifia Hunyadi’s Community Chorus, featuring Ecolint students, teachers, parents as well as wider Geneva members, will enchant listeners with works by Power, Vivaldi, Piazzola and Brubeck. 

Ateliers jazz latin et concert

Wednesday 22 March 2017 from 13:55 to 18:00

Raul Da Souza Quintet

The Centre des arts has the tremendous luck of hosting celebrated trombonist Raul da Souza. Also known as Raulzinho, da Souza has recorded with renowned Brazilian jazz artists Sérgio Mendes, Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, Milton Nascimento, as well as American musicians Sonny Rollins and Cal Tjader. He has also played alongside the jazz/fusion band Caldera. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Raul da Souza has become one of the greatest trombone players in the world, having recorded nine albums, and won numerous national and international awards. Also a prolific composer, da Souza’s music is a blend of Latin jazz, soul and funk. 
 
Raul da Souza will lead two Latin jazz workshops at the Centre des arts, as well as a showcase concert with the Raul Da Souza Quintet. 

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