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Is There Really a Correlation Between Music and Health?

This week has been a hectic and good week for PULSE. At this point there are a total of 15 PULSE participants in Johannesburg. This includes all the participants from PULSE round 5 and round 6, both Norwegian and South … Continue reading

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PULSE 5 is coming to an end

The fifth year of PULSE- Stronger Together is moving towards an end. There are only 3 weeks left of the exchange period. During this last year, the PULSE team in South Africa has visited almost all of the different bands … Continue reading

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Activity Guide

The Activity Guide is a collaboration project with Oslo Sports Circle. The project is a pilot in NMF Øst and will also be tested in NMF Hordaland from August 2018. The Activity Guide will assist children and young people into … Continue reading

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Lifeskills Through Music and Dance

Field Band Foundation (FBF) has since its beginning had the vision of teaching lifeskills through the medium of music and dance, and is all about developing young people from disadvantaged areas in South Africa. Through music and movement, members take … Continue reading

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Music Makes a Difference

Exchange between The Norwegian Band Federation (NMF) and Field Band Foundation (FBF) has been on-going for many years. The first project, Band Crossing Borders (BCB), was initiated in 1999, and the aim of the project was to introduce the South … Continue reading

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SommerPULSE in Molde

This week, more than 50 kids attended SommerPULSE in Molde. SommerPULSE is a part of the concept “FeriePULSE” (VacationPULSE), where VinterPULSE is in the winter holiday and SommerPULSE is the summer holiday. You can read more about VinterPULSE 2018 here. … Continue reading

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PULSE in Limpopo

Last week PULSE and Field Band Education (FBE) travelled to Limpopo for an Educational Band Visit. Lisa, Marie and Nomkhosi from Education conducted the band visit in Musina. Hanna, Dineo (FBE) and Sindi who is one of the Peer Educators … Continue reading

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