Some of the young people from IMPACT program of Motivation Romania Foundation, together with some young athletes of Special Olympics Romania, participated on Sunday, September 10, in the show “Pinocchio… with “strings” attached”, a show for all ages supported by the Romanian Orchestra of Chamber, under the baton of the conductor Gabriel Bebeșelea.
For the first time this year, the partners of the George Enescu International Festival offered consulting services and support for the access of people with disabilities to the concert spaces, for their participation in the concerts and actions within the Festival.
Motivation Romania Foundation and Special Olympics Romania are institutional partners of the George Enescu Festival, 2023 edition.
This year’s edition of the George Enescu International Festival is dedicated to the inclusion: “In art, in literature, in music, nothing is yours until you give it to someone else.” said George Enescu, and the theme of this year’s festival, “Generosity through music”, honors the magnanimous and altruistic spirit of the great artist. The theme of this year’s edition is not just a slogan, it is also reflected in the program and actions that the organizer, ARTEXIM, has prepared. Among them are three partnerships with organizations working to support vulnerable people, to bring them closer to the world of symphonic music.
Photo credit: @Andrei Gîndac
About the George Enescu International Festival
The George Enescu International Festival is one of the most important international classical music events, organized since 1958. The 26th edition of the festival took place between August 27 and September 24, and the theme of the edition is “Generosity through music ”. The festival program includes more than 3,500 of the world’s most famous artists, more than 40 orchestras from 16 countries, first-hearing opera works and educational concerts for children.
Details available at https://www.festivalenescu.ro/
Tickets are on sale on the Eventim platform. Direct link.
About Special Olympics Romania
Special Olympics is an international organization that changes the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through the transformative power of sport, encouraging their acceptance and inclusion in society. Since 2003, Special Olympics Romania has helped more than 27,000 children, young people and adults with intellectual disabilities to become active citizens of the community, through sports, education, employment and health programs.