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Rotary Childersn International Culture Exchange Feb 02, 2021 6:00 PM
Rotary Children Fund-Golden Gates, International Culture Exchange program


501(c)3 Tax Exempt non-profit since Aug 27, 2003 (IEN: 01-0667136) • Funds programs that let

Principal Funding to the Cultural Exchange Program “Golden Gates”
Cultural Exchange Program
  young artists & musicians worldwide to share their gifts and talents.
 Programs that introduce the culture of other countries to the American people and let participants
 to learn about the United States of America.
 Supports programs that Improve good will between the people of America and other countries.
 Developing a better understanding of cultures, music and traditions. Building Cultural Bridges.
• Provides a structure for talented young people from around the wide to share their talents, be cultural ambassadors of their country, and learn about the United States of America. Performers are selected from Public Schools, Cultural Arts Centers, Music schools, Colleges and Universities, Dance Academies and other Arts and culture related Institutions in the US and Internationally.
• Offers audiences an entertaining and authentic glimpse into represented country and its regions through music, song, and dance. The repertoire is centered around masterpieces of their traditions representing a diversity of cultures, ranging from gently humorous songs, to elaborate lyrical suites, to pulsating dance numbers. The program is broad and varied, with something to appeal to everyone, including audience participation though clapping and learning Ethnic songs and words. Exhilarating and educational performance for audiences of all ages.
• Has been building bridges across cultures through music and dance for almost a decade. By introducing their culture to the People around the world, young cultural ambassadors get a great opportunity to learn American and World’s Culture, history and people.
• For over a decade the Golden Gates Project has been primarily self-sustaining along with funds provided through the Rotary Children's Fund and the generous help of the Moscow Nights Agency.
The Rotary Children's Fund exists to promote good will between countries by funding organizations that contribute to peace, cultural understanding and appreciation through the arts.
Improving good will between the people of America and other countries. Developing a better understanding of cultures, music and traditions. Building Cultural Bridges
Since 2003, over 500 young people were awarded to be in 40 youth groups that traveled internationally and shared their talent and culture with over 1.000.000 people.
For last 5 years organized groups visited over 300 public schools, Universities, Colleges and provided


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