As the end of the year approaches, we like to look back and reflect on our impact during the year. And, despite the challenges that the pandemic poses for the entire cultural scene, 2021 was a highly active year for our school.
We had a good thing going. Not to toot our own horn, but only two months ago an embassy representative approached us saying she had heard we were “the best project in Kosovo.”
Mitrovica Rock School worked: the project had shown that music can create new paths to mutual understanding, even in a highly complex post-conflict environment like Mitrovica. Students of the school, young people from the divided town’s Albanian and Serb communities, found a place where politics could be shut out and where ethnic identity was secondary. What matters at the Rock School is what you can do, what you like and what you’re like.Read more
An interview with Roma Rock School founder Alvin SalimovskiRead more
“The town is made by its people and for that Mitrovica is probably my favorite place to be. “
“I made friends for life. The guy that scared me the first day is now like my older brother.”