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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
PO Box 27436/1000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Diploma of Music. Three years. Studies in performance on traditional instruments - kirar, masinko, traditional drums, performance in bands, entrepreneurship, pedagogy.
This institution, founded in 2001 offers music training for young people with visual impairment. The Centre, with support from a Swedish Culture Foundation (Selam), lobbies higher education institutions to admit visually impaired students, offers vocational training opportunities in the music industry and prepares young musicians for entry to full-time music and music industry programs. The long-term aim is to fund a program for a three-year diploma in music education. Interested students with vision impairment are offered scholarships and allowances for transport and lunch at the centre.