CABARETE, Puerto Plata. – Latin Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Manuel Turizo visited the DREAM Project Bachata Academy, where he was warmly welcomed by the children, youth and adults of the foundation and residents of the Callejón de la Loma community.
During his visit, the artist learned about the DREAM Project programs and interacted with the young students of the Bachata Academy, who excitedly shared the stage with the artist and performed several songs, including his most recent song and first bachata entitled “La Bachata” , indicates an entity note.
“It is motivating to see so much talent in children and young people. I came to see the only music school, where young people can exploit their potential, I was surprised to learn that even after finishing school they can get scholarships to study music at the university,” said Turizo, excited to see children of all ages passionately playing bachata the way he and his brother did growing up.
In this way, -adds the information- the Colombian artist joins the list of celebrities and singers who support the mission of DREAM Project, such as Leslie Grace, Henry Santos, Amara La Negra, and Taye Diggs, among others.
Turizo, is a young 22-year-old artist, he was interested in music since he was a child, so, during his press tour in the Dominican Republic, he became interested in visiting the academy while promoting his new bachata single, “La Bachata”.
The DREAM Project Bachata Academy is the first and only of its kind to teach bachata and provide music education to approximately 200 local at-risk youth. Overall, the Foundation impacts 6,500 children and youth with innovative educational programs.
About DREAM Project
DREAM Project is a non-profit organization that offers quality educational opportunities to children, youth and families in the Dominican Republic. DREAM’s transformative education programs address gaps in the national education system and empower at-risk children and youth to create a better future for themselves and their families. Through innovative approaches to literacy, early childhood education, youth leadership, music instruction, and community support, DREAM promotes critical thinking and independence to enrich lives and strengthen sustainable communities.