Musicians young and not so young sing their hearts out for Uganda!
Last Saturday, Nómadas Solidarios held a mini music festival in the finca Entorno Doñana, el Boalo, to raise funds for Adelante África which runs a children’s home for abandoned kids in the west of Uganda as well as running a secondary school other initiatives including a community tourism project. The money is also to go to materials for the primary school in Kibingo, Uganda, where we volunteered in July.
Despite being nearly November, it was about 90º and supporters from all over the Sierra and Madrid were able to enjoy the delightful heady combination of beer and sun
Amazing generosity from a number of musicians including Michael McGovern and Augustin, Adrian Del Olmo Muñoz, Coka, Rawle Bruce and Brian and some breathtaking young talent, including Blanca Aroztegui – someone to look out for in the future – and the McTrapp girls.
Mini Music Festival Volunteers
I have thought that anyone wanting to volunteer in Uganda or Nepal should first volunteer at one of these events. One young helper who goes by the name of Agatha from La Escuela Libre Micael was particularly impressive and would undoubtedly be a global hit should she decide to volunteer her services further afield.
This is the third mini music festival we have held and it was perhaps the best so far, not least because it was outdoors with the beautiful backdrop of the National Park near Manzanares to stare at when the stage became tiresome. Suggested itinerary: a walk in the morning in the mountains, then lunch at the festival followed by an afternoon chilling out or dancing even.
We also raised more money than previously – a total of €1,000, split between Nómadas and the Association Entorno Doñana.
Here are some of the videos and pics from the event. You might like to come next time!