Are you ready for the awarenet cup?

Last term, it was all about cultural differences and similarities between Germany and South Africa. This also included lots of good food and indulging in each other’s national dishes. To get rid of the extra kilos we have gained, we are now starting a Health and Fitness project for the 2nd term. We will learn Read more about Are you ready for the awarenet cup?[…]

OUT NOW: The awarenet Peace Song Collection 2014 + Music Video

We finally finished shooting and editing the music video of 2014’s winner of the Peace Day Song Concert. Our learners put lots of effort into lyrics and performance and we are super proud of them. Check it out! Also, we finally finished the production of the awarenet Peace Song Collection 2014 CD. Click here to listen Read more about OUT NOW: The awarenet Peace Song Collection 2014 + Music Video[…]

The Peace and Music Project – The last four Years

During the last four years we have hosted three awarenet Peace Day Concerts with five different schools participating every year. All songs were originally written and rapped in isiXhosa or English, with lots of time and effort going into composing, rhyming and practicing for the big concert. Participating schools were Mary Waters HS, Nombulelo SS, Read more about The Peace and Music Project – The last four Years[…]

SciFest – presenting awarenet and our project “Life after School”

SciFest held from the 18th to 24th March 2015 in the monument this year. The theme being “the year of light” lots of schools visited the SciFest from right over South Africa. Eight schools that we teach awarenet to in Grahamstown  participated this year. With over 100 learners taking part in the project, they were Read more about SciFest – presenting awarenet and our project “Life after School”[…]

awarenet CDs are produced and were given out at the launch party

All the songs of the awarenet Peace Project 2013 are recorded and the CDs are produced. Congratulations! The CD was released on the first day of the Grahamstown Arts Festival 2014, on Thursday, the 3rd of July 2014 during a small celebration party for all people involved and our partners, supporters and friends. The event Read more about awarenet CDs are produced and were given out at the launch party[…]

SciFest 2014 Review

by Antje Hering and Rieke Heitmüller Village Scribe Association and eKhaya ICT members Terri-Lynn Penney, Rieke Heitmueller, Antje Hering and Richard Strickland with help from CM Vellem, Ntaba Maria and Victoria Girl’s learners presented the awarenet programme at the Science Festival Africa 2014. awarenet is a new interactive education and communication platform for schools, designed Read more about SciFest 2014 Review[…]

The awarenet Peace Song and Music Video 2014

We proudly announce that the awarenet Peace Song and Music Video 2014 is finished, recorded, shot and cut. The outcome is really wonderful. We are very happy with it and happy for the learners, the HipHop stars of Ntaba Maria School in Grahamstown. The learners were trained by the Village Scribe Association and Sonic Art Read more about The awarenet Peace Song and Music Video 2014[…]

awarenet Peace Song Video Shoot

Saturday, the 2nd of November 2013 was the big day for the winners of the awarenet Peace Song Competition on Peace Day. They all got up early and were ready for the music video shoot with Deon Pietersen of Photoelectric Productions. Locations were chosen by the learners themselves, so they opted for a site with Read more about awarenet Peace Song Video Shoot[…]

The 2nd awarenet Peace Day Concert

We can proudly announce that the second annual awarenet Peace Day Concert took place and was a huge success. Some people might complain now that Peace Day is on the 21st and not on the 18th, but to keep the peace and to make people happy, we decided that the 18th had to be the Read more about The 2nd awarenet Peace Day Concert[…]

The awarenet music and peace project 2013 has started!

This week was the first week of our music and peace project on awarenet which will lead to the Peace Concert on Peace Day in September 2013. Terri-Lynn Penney, the awarenet coordinator in Grahamstown, accepted the participation of 5 schools, namely CM Vellem Higher Primary School, Good Shepherd Primary School, Mary Waters High School, Nathaniel Read more about The awarenet music and peace project 2013 has started![…]