EMMA for Peace, or the Euro Mediterranean Music Academy, is a non-profit global organization for the promotion of peace and cooperation for development through music diplomacy and education in Europe, the Mediterranean region, Middle East and beyond.

EMMA for Peace created the first community blog dedicated to collecting the most inspiring stories on music diplomacy from all over the world, bringing togheter experiences and reflections from musicians, scholars, experts, diplomats, activists and journalists working in the field.

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Paolo Petrocelli nominated European Young Leader

The President and Founder of EMMA for Peace nominated European Young Leader 2022 The Italian cultural manager Paolo Petrocelli selected by the prestigious organization Friends of Europe among the 40 most influential young personalities in Europe. Paolo Petrocelli has quickly established himself on the European and international scene as one of the leading cultural managers of his generation. Today it is also recognized by Friends of Europe, one of the most important European think tanks in the world committed to promoting a new vision for a more prosperous, sustainable and inclusive Europe. The organization at the top of which several former Presidents
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EMMA for Peace and International Composers Festival

We are proud to announce a partnership with the International Composers Festival to develop join initiatives for the promotion of Music Diplomacy.  ICM is the only festival of its kind in the world, promoting melodic classical music created by living composers. Guided by the commitment to education and training, EMMA continues its global journey promoting understanding and goodwill through community and international programs.
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EMMA for Peace at EXPO Dubai for Aqdar World Summit 2021

EMMA for Peace is pleased to announce its participation at the Aqdar World Summit 2021, which will take place at the Dubai Exhibition Center, on the occasion of EXPO 2020 Dubai on 24-30 October 2021.  EMMA for Peace will curate the cultural and music program of the Aqdar Art, the artistic platform of the Summit, presenting an exclusive line up of performances: 25th October: Jazz for Peace  Vittorio Cuculo Enrico Mianulli  26th October: Brass Quintet  European Union Youth Orchestra  27th October: Music for a better world  Oliver Poole  Kelly Mathieson  Additional performances with: Bfoory Band, Nagham Band, Abdulla Al Shamsi. 26th
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