Video available in French only.
Over the next few weeks, we will be offering video capsules of people and artists, from here and around the globe, who will speak about the importance of music as a tool for dialogue in our relationships with others.
Music is humanity at its best.Hubert Reeves
La Boite interculturelle has long wanted to research what exists in Quebec in relation to the use of music as a tool for intercultural dialogue and the fight against racism and discrimination.
We hope all of you and your family are well and keeping safe.
As much as we would have loved to keep Mamu Ensemble Together going, these challenging and uncertain times made it impossible to pursue further.
La Boîte interculturelle’s most recent project, Mamu Ensemble Together, was held in the community of Mani-utenam, close to Sept-Îles, bringing together Innu (Shauit, Mishta-Shipu), Burkinabe (Salif Sanou a.k.a. “Lasso”) and Panamanian (Saulo Olmedo Evans) artists.
An intercultural exchange project in Sept-Îles and Trois‑Rivières
This news release is also available in Innu (PDF, 381 KB)
Trois-Rivières – Sept-Îles, January 30, 2020 – An intercultural-exchange project
entitled MAMU | ENSEMBLE | TOGETHER aiming to create and strengthen positive social ties between cultural communities in Canada and abroad will be held in Côte-Nord and Mauricie at the end of this winter. This 10-day musical project will be held March 10-20 in Mani-utenam, near Sept-Îles, and March 22-24 in Trois-Rivières.
A music that makes you travel as much in the vast Moroccan universe, through all its facets, as in the rich native Innu culture in Quebec, Canada.
Montreal, November 4, 2019 – Pasa Musik (Canada), La Boîte interculturelle (Canada) and 3ZEM (Morocco) will present the result of the musical collaboration between Shauit, an Innu artist from Maliotenam, Quebec, Canada, and Wachmn’hit, from Kenitra, Morocco, during the 6th edition of Visa For Music, which will take place from November 20 to 23, 2019 in Rabat, Morocco.
The intercultural exchange project MAMU | ENSEMBLE | TOGETHER aims to create and strengthen positive social bonds between different cultural communities from Canada and around the world.
Toronto, September 20, 2019 – La Boîte interculturelle is proud to announce the Government of Canada’s financial support for the intercultural project MAMU | ENSEMBLE | TOGETHER in partnership with Innu Takuaikan Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam and Pasa Musik. This 10-day community music project, scheduled for March 2020 in Maliotenam, Quebec, is part of the Canadian Heritage, Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Community Support Program.