Urban Addis Music Training For Youth

Where
Ethiopia
When
2020
Who
Ethiopian Music Sectors Association Union, dawityifru2001@gmail.com, +251911204292___
This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
The basic aim of this initiative was to give short-term music skill development training to anyone who has an interest in developing their music skills, particularly to youths in which 50% of them were women. This includes a capacity building training session for those who are already working in the music industry but has some skill and knowledge gap. In addition, the training has been given to musicians with a limited academic background or self-taught knowledge.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
As a result of the success of this initiative, trainees were able to improve their skills in writing lyrics, playing instruments, arranging music, creating a melody, and basic vocal techniques. After the completion of the training, participants were able to produce an album and perform it in various venues. They have also proved their competency as musicians. Also, trainees were able to generate income to financially support themselves and their families.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Music
Transversal Priority(ies)
Youth